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Table 3 Unfavorable factors for complete recovery after weaning from veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV ECMO)

From: Risk factors for complete recovery of adults after weaning from veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory failure: an analysis from adult patients in the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry

Variables Univariate regression Multivariate regression
OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Age (≥ 65 years) 0.81 (0.68–0.98) 0.030 0.72 (0.59–0.87) 0.001
Cardiac arrest before ECMO 0.79 (0.63–0.99) 0.040 0.76 (0.60–0.96) 0.021
Vasopressor 0.67 (0.59–0.75) < 0.001 0.73 (0.64–0.83) < 0.001
NMB agents 0.86 (0.76–0.96) 0.009   
RRT before ECMO 0.34 (0.24–0.48) < 0.001 0.40 (0.28–0.57) < 0.001
ECMO-related complication 0.63 (0.56–0.71) < 0.001 0.76 (0.67–0.85) < 0.001
Long-term ECMO support (≥ 2 weeks) 0.41 (0.36–0.47) < 0.001 0.42 (0.37–0.48) < 0.001
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, NMB neuromuscular blockade, RRT renal replacement therapy