RESP score for VV ECMO survival
Tool to predict survival in patients receiving Venovenous (VV) Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
The RESP score is a validated clinical tool to predict in-hospital survival in patients receiving Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for respiratory failure.
RESP score is calculated based 12 pre-ECMO clinical variables that have independent association with hospital survival. These variables were identified in a study (Schmidt 2014) involving 2,355 patients in the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) registry who received ECMO for acute respiratory failure. The score was additionally validated in a cohort of 140 patients.
|Total RESP Score||Risk Class||Survival|
|3 to 5||II||76%|
|-1 to 2||III||57%|
|-5 to -2||IV||33%|
Schmidt M, Bailey M, Sheldrake J,Hodgson C, Aubron C, Rycus PT, Scheinkestel C et al.