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Table 3 ICH vs. non-ICH cohorts: laboratory variables

From: Predictors of intracranial hemorrhage in adult patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: an observational cohort study

VariableICH cohort (n = 54)Non-ICH cohort (n = 199)p value
Lab biochemistry
 Platelet counta (×109/mL)31 (17–46)48 (27–84)<0.001
 INRb 1.5 (1.2–1.8)1.4 (1.2–1.6)0.147
 Antithrombinb (kIU/L)0.90 (0.78–1.06)0.93 (0.82–1.09)0.542
 Fibrinogena (g/L)2.8 (1.5–4.3)2.7 (1.6–3.8)0.814
 v-Lactateb (mmol/L)4.7 (3.0–9.7) (4 missing, 7%)3.7 (2.7–7.7) (22 missing, 11%)0.174
Blood gas analysis
 Arterialc
  a-pH7.26 (7.18–7.33) (16 missing, 30%)7.25 (7.16–7.34) (51 missing, 26%)0.703
  PaCO2 (kPa)6.90 (6.10–7.65) (17 missing, 31%)7.27 (6.00–9.90) (50 missing, 25%)0.481
  PaO2 (kPa)7.39 (6.36–8.81) (16 missing, 30%)7.34 (6.17–9.00) (50 missing, 25%)0.661
 Venous
  v-pHa 7.22 (7.17–7.26) (4 missing, 7%)7.23 (7.17–7.28) (22 missing, 11%)0.184
  PvCO2 (kPa)b 7.80 (7.38–8.95) (4 missing, 7%)8.04 (7.25–9.00) (22 missing, 11%)0.890
  PvO2 (kPa)a 4.30 (3.73–4.80) (4 missing, 7%)4.46 (4.00–5.00) (22 missing, 11%)0.105
  1. Values are expressed as median (interquartile range) or numbers (proportion)
  2. Italicized text in the p value column indicates a statistically significant correlation (p < 0.05)
  3. Abbreviations: ICH intracranial hemorrhage, INR international normalized ratio
  4. aLowest value during ECMO support and before ICH diagnosis (if applicable)
  5. bHighest value during ECMO support and before ICH diagnosis (if applicable)
  6. cRegistered within 2 h before cannulation