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Table 4 Clinical course after ECCO2R initiation depending on the initial ventilatory support

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

Type of ventilatory support when starting ECCO2R IMV NIV
n (%) 59 (84%) 11 (16%)
Reasons for stopping ECCO2R
 Success 28 (47%) 5 (45%)
 Adverse events 17 (29%) 1 (9%)
 Transition to ECMO 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
 Death 7 (12%) 2 (18%)
 Limitation of life-sustaining therapy decision 7 (12%) 3 (27%)
IMV weaning 28 (47%) NA
NIV weaning NA 5 (45%)
Tracheal intubation NA 1 (9%)
In-ICU mortality 27 (46%) 7 (64%)
  1. Results are expressed as count and proportion for categorical variables
  2. Abbreviations: IMV invasive mechanical ventilation, NIV non-invasive ventilation