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Table 3 Active mobilisation units (IMS ≥ 3) according to ECLS type and cannulation

From: Feasibility, safety, and resource utilisation of active mobilisation of patients on extracorporeal life support: a prospective observational study

Variable Mobilisation units
n = 332
ECLS type—n (%)
 va-ECMO 72 (21.7)
 vv-ECMO 100 (30.1)
 vv-ECCO2R 48 (14.5)
 av-ECCO2R 63 (19.0)
 RVAD 49 (14.7)
Cannulation configuration—n (%)
 DL jugular (vv-ECCO2R) 19 (5.7)
 Femoral any cannulation 313 (94.3)
 Femoro-femoral 154 (46.4)
 Femoro-femoral (va-ECMO) 72 (21.7)
 Femoro-femoral (av- ECCO2R) 63 (19.0)
 Femoro-femoral (vv-ECMO) 19 (5.7)
 DL femoral (vv-ECCO2R) 26 (7.8)
 Femoro-jugular 84 (25.3)
 Femoro-jugular (vv-ECMO) 81 (24.4)
 Femoro-jugular (vv-ECCO2R) 3 (0.9)
 Femoro-central 49 (14.8)
 Femoro-central (va-ECMO) 8 (2.4)
 Femoro-central (RVAD) 41 (12.4)
  1. Data are presented as n (%) for categorical variables. ECLS extracorporeal life support, va-ECMO veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, vv-ECMO veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, vv-ECCO2R veno-venous extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal, av-ECCO2R arterio-venous extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal, RVAD right ventricular assist device, DL double lumen
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