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Table 3 Comparison of cases with or without fatal bleeding

From: Use of a fixed, body weight-unadjusted loading dose of unfractionated heparin for extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  Fatal bleeding (−) Fatal bleeding (+) P value
  (n = 29) (n = 3)  
Age (mean) 59.5 69.3 0.33
Sex (male) 25 2  
Mean initial heparin dose (U/kg) 54.6 44.7 0.42
Mean initial ACT (s) 263.5 224.3 0.89
Mean duration of conventional CPR (min) 51.9 67 0.18
  1. ACT activated coagulation time, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation