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Table 3 Outcomes at 6 months after discharge of 12 patients who required mechanical ventilation at discharge

From: Clinical features and outcomes of prolonged mechanical ventilation: a single-center retrospective observational study

Age (years) Sex Diagnosis MV days before discharge Destination after discharge Liberation from MV Six-month outcome
73 M Acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia 107 Chronic care hospital No Death
88 F Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm 241 Chronic care hospital No Survival
62 M Post-cardiac arrest syndrome 54 Chronic care hospital No Death
80 M Myxedema coma 114 Chronic care hospital No Death
65 M Cervical cord injury (highest injury site: C3) 118 Chronic care hospital No Survival
69 M Cervical cord injury (highest injury site: C4) 74 Chronic care hospital No Survival
74 F Cervical cord injury (highest injury site: C2) 53 Chronic care hospital No Death
83 M Ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm 32 Chronic care hospital Yes Death
44 M Pneumonia, HIV 30 University hospital Yes Survival
88 F Cervical cord injury (highest injury site: C4) 58 Chronic care hospital No Survival
81 F Type II respiratory failure 114 Chronic care hospital No Survival
78 F Acute transverse myelitis 237 Home No Survival
  1. MV mechanical ventilation, HIV human immunodeficiency virus