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Table 2 The details of ECMO support

From: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in trauma patients: a systematic review

ECMO support Size
(n, %)
VV-ECMO—no. (%) 391 (71.4)
VA-ECMO—no. (%) 134 (24.5)
VV convert to VA—no. (%) 12 (2.2)
VA convert to VV—no. (%) 2 (0.4)
missing type—no. (%) 23 (4.2)
PC-mode—no. (%) 377 (68.8)
CC-mode—no. (%) 3 (0.5)
Missing mode—no. (%) 168 (30.7)
Duration of ECMO (days, mean) 9.6
Time to ECMO (days, mean) 5.7a
  1. Notes: Values are expressed as numbers and % or mean±SD.
  2. CC Central cannulation, ECMO Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, PC Peripheral cannulation, VA-ECMO Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, VV-ECMO Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  3. aThe record of time to ECMO was different in publications, including from ER to ECMO, from the onset of ARDS to ECMO, from the ventilator to ECMO