Emergency Medicine International / 2021 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Patient Safety during ECMO Transportation: Single Center Experience and Literature Review

Table 1

Summary of our experience with transfers of the ECMO-supported patients.

No.SexAge (years)ECMO typeCannulationVehicleOn ECMO transportation distance (km)IndicationDeaths or incidents

1F56VVPercutaneousAC120RRF
2F19VVPercutaneousAC10RRF
3M52VVPercutaneousAC10RRF
4M59VVPercutaneousAC40RRF
5M28VVPercutaneousAC50RRF
6M2VVPercutaneousAD200RRF
7M21VASurgicalAD80CS
8M63VVPercutaneousAD120RRF
9F23VVPercutaneousAD5RRF
10M19VVPercutaneousAD10RRF
11F38VVPercutaneousAD100RRF
12F62VVPercutaneousAD5RRF

Median with range (minimal/maximal values); AC: conventional ambulance; AD: ECMO-dedicated ambulance; CS: cardiogenic shock; ECMO: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; RRF: reversible respiratory failure; VV: venovenous; VA: venoarterial.