Journal article

Delayed extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children after cardiac surgery: two-institution experience

Punkaj Gupta, Rahul DasGupta, Derek Best, Craig B Chu, Hassan Elsalloukh, Jeffrey M Gossett, Michiaki Imamura, Warwick Butt

CARDIOLOGY IN THE YOUNG | CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: There are limited data on the outcomes of children receiving delayed (≥7 days) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after cardiac surgery. The primary aim of this project is to identify the aetiology and outcomes of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children receiving delayed (≥7 days) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after cardiac surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of all children ≤18 years supported with delayed extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after cardiac surgery between the period January, 2001 and March, 2012 at the Arkansas Children's Hospital, United States of America, and Royal Children's Hospital, Australia. The data collected i..

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