Journal article

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Pregnancy: An Analysis of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry

Kollengode Ramanathan, Chuen Seng Tan, Peter Rycus, Marc Anders, Roberto Lorusso, John JY Zhang, Graeme MacLaren

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: We examined data from the International Registry of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization to identify risk factors for mortality in pregnant and peripartum patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis. SETTING: International Registry of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization. PATIENTS: We collected de-identified data on all peripartum patients who needed extracorporeal membrane oxygenation between 1997 and 2017 using International Classification of Diseases, 9th and 10th Edition criteria. INTERVENTIONS: Our primary outcome measure was in-hospital mortality. We also collected data on demographics, preextracorporeal membrane oxygen..

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