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Table 3 Neuropsychological tests results

From: Long-term neurocognitive outcome is not worsened by of the use of venovenous ECMO in severe ARDS patients

Variables Non-ECMO (n = 18) ECMO (n = 22) p Value
Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-A) 4 [2–12] 5 [2–5, 5–14] 1
Depressive symptoms severity 0.87
 Minimal/mild (BDI-A score 0–7) 11 (61) 14 (64)  
 Moderate/severe (BDI-A score ≥ 8) 7 (39) 8 (36)  
Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) 15 [10–32] 16 [6–29] 0.80
Anxiety symptom severity 0.53
 Minimal/mild (BAI score 0–15) 10 (56) 10 (46)  
 Moderate/severe (BAI score 16–63) 8 (44) 12 (55)  
Impact of Event Scale (IES)
 Intrusion subscale score 12 [6–17] 17 [5–30] 0.31
 Avoidance subscale score 12 [5–21] 4 [2–14] 0.12
 Total score 23 [13–36] 18 [9–41] 0.69
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 8 (44) 7 (33) 0.48
  1. Data are provided as numbers (%) for categorical variables and as medians [25th–75th percentiles] for continuous variables