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Table 5 The correlations between cannulation site bleeding and cannulation techniques

From: Acute vascular complications of femoral veno-arterial ECMO: a single-centre retrospective study

Variables Cannulation site bleeding No site bleeding P value
Percutaneous cannulation
 Successful 3 (18.8%) 33 (67.3%) 0.001
 Failed 10 (62.5%) 9 (18.4%)
 Not tried 3 (18.8%) 7 (14.3%)
Cut-down
 Done 13 (81.3%) 16 (32.7%) 0.001
 Not done 3 (18.8%) 33 (67.3%)