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Table 4 Outcome of cardiac catheterization

From: Cardiac catheterization addressing early post-operative complications in congenital heart surgery—a single-center experience

  Before catheterization After catheterization p value
Vasoactive–inotropic score 25 (5–90) 10 (0–90) 0.001
Duration of mechanical ventilation 1 (0–17) 10 (0–80) 0.003
PICU length of stay 1 (0–57) 13 (0–78) 0.001
Survival
 Survival to hospital discharge, n (%) 15 (55.5)   
 Overall survival, n (%) 14 (52%)   
 Successful weaning off ECMO, n (%) 8 (72.7)   
 Survival of ECMO patients, n (%) 4 (36.3)   
  1. Abbreviations: PICU pediatric intensive care unit, ECMO extracorporeal membrane oxygenation