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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the population

From: A 2-year multicenter, observational, prospective, cohort study on extracorporeal CO2 removal in a large metropolis area

Age (years) 65 (61–74)
Male patients 41 (59%)
BMI (kg/m2) 25.3 (22.0–32.3)
Comorbidities
 Chronic respiratory disease 30 (43%)
 Chronic cardiac disease 11 (16%)
 Chronic kidney disease 8 (11%)
 Diabetes 12 (17%)
SAPS II 43 (35–45)
pH 7.28 (7.22–7.32)
PaCO2 (mmHg) 64 (56–73)
VT (ml/kg PBW) 6.2 (5.9–7.9)
Respiratory setting
 IMV 59 (84%)
 NIV 11 (16%)
Concomitant treatments
 Vasopressors 27 (39%)
 Renal replacement therapy 8 (11%)
 Neuromuscular blockade 37 (53%)
 Steroids 16 (23%)
 Prone positioning 4 (6%)
  1. Results are expressed as median (IQR) for continuous variables and count and proportion for categorical variables
  2. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, SAPS Simplified Acute Physiology Score, VT tidal volume, PBW predicted body weight, IMV invasive mechanical ventilation, NIV non-invasive ventilation