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Table 2 Clinical outcomes and complications

From: Fluoroscopy-guided simultaneous distal perfusion as a preventive strategy of limb ischemia in patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

  DPC group (n = 96) No-DPC group (n = 134) p value DPC versus No-DPC
Fluoroscopy-guided (n = 61) No fluoroscopy-guided (n = 35) p value
Limb ischemia 1 (1.6) 1 (2.9) 0.688 11 (8.2) 0.047
Major bleeding 5 (8.2) 3 (8.6) 0.949 6 (4.5) 0.228
Thrombotic event 2 (3.3) 3 (8.6) 0.261 13 (9.7) 0.211
Catheter-related complicationa 12 (19.7) 11 (31.4) 0.194 26 (19.4) 0.405
Successful weaning from ECMO 49 (80.3) 27 (77.1) 0.711 83 (61.9) 0.005
In-hospital mortality 22 (36.1) 15 (42.9) 0.510 68 (50.7) 0.067
  1. Values are n (%)
  2. DPC distal perfusion catheter, ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  3. aCatheter-related complication was defined as a composite of limb ischemia, cannular site bleeding, and thrombotic event