Table 1 Clinical characteristics of lung transplant recipients.

Continuous data are shown as means ± SD. BMI, body mass index; VA ECMO, veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; ICU, intensive care unit.

VariablePatients with COVID-19 (3)
Age, years44.3 ± 13.9
Female1 (33.3%)
BMI, kg/m225.2 ± 4.5
Operating time (hours)9.5 ± 1.0
Intraoperative blood transfusion
  packed red blood cells10.6 ± 4.1
  fresh frozen plasma5.3 ± 2.4
  platelets2.6 ± 1.2
Intraoperative VA ECMO use3 (100%)
Intraoperative VA ECMO time
(hours)
2.8 ± 0.3
Ischemic time (hours)5.1 ± 0.1
ICU stay (days)13.3 ± 7.0
Posttransplant ventilator (days)12.6 ± 8.3
Pleural drainage (days)20.3 ± 4.4