Table 2

Clinical outcomes

Impella
(n=50)
IABP
(n=50)
P value
Length of support (days)3 (2; 5)3 (2; 3)0.020*
Peripheral ischaemic complications requiring intervention in hospital3 (6)2 (4)1
Moderate bleeding in hospital10 (20)9 (18)1
Life-threatening or severe bleeding in hospital5 (10)2 (4)0.436
Dialysis, n (%)26 (52)20 (40)0.225
Mechanical ventilated, n (%)40 (80)38 (76)0.233
Duration of ventilation (hours)197 (105; 381)182 (63; 321)0.376
Hospitalisation (days)*18 (8; 34)16 (9; 22)0.155
ICU length of stay (days)*12 (4; 18)8 (2; 17)0.323
  • Categorical variables are reported as absolute values and percentages, whereas continuous data are expressed as median with IQR.

  • *p≤0.05 between the groups.

  • ICU, intensive care unit.