Journal article

Relationship of ECM duration with outcomes after pediatric cardiac surgery: a multi-institutional analysis

P Gupta, MJ Robertson, B Beam, JM Gossett, ML Schmitz, CL Carroll, JD Edwards, JD Fortenberry, W Butt

Minerva Anestesiologica | EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA | Published : 2015


BACKGROUND: There are very sparse data on the outcomes of children receiving prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) after cardiac surgery. This study was aimed to evaluate the association of ECMO duration with outcomes in children undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease using the Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS) database. METHODS: Patients aged ≤18 years receiving ECMO after pediatric cardiac surgery (with or without cardiopulmonary bypass) at a PHIS-participating hospital (2004-2013) were included. De-identified data obtained from retrospective, observational dataset included demographic information, baseline characteristics, pre-ECMO risk factors, operation ..

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