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Table 1 Blood gas analyses before, during, and after extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal with regional anticoagulation

From: Regional anticoagulation with heparin of an extracorporeal CO2 removal circuit: a case report

  Blood gas analyses
ED ICU
Day 1 Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10
pH 7.24 7.18 7.19 7.12 6.99 7.28 7.30 7.31 7.30 7.28 7.22
PaO2 70 90 84 125 101 99 140 119 111 132 143
PaCO2 129 114 142 123 157 61 56 55 58 56 55
      Post ECCO2r Filter change Weaning trial Weaning trial    
     pH 7.29 7.31 7.24 7.30    
     PaO2 145 108 129 113    
     PaCO2 54 52 73 59    
  1. ECCO2r was started at day 4
  2. Abbreviations: ECCO2r extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal, ED Emergency department, ICU Intensive care unit, PaCO2 Partial pressure of carbon dioxide, PaO2 Partial pressure of oxygen