Articles

Residual Lesion Diagnostics in Pediatric Postcardiotomy Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Its Outcomes

Ilya A. Soynov, MD, PhD, Igor A. Kornilov, MD, PhD, Yuriy Y. Kulyabin, MD, PhD , Alexey V. Zubritskiy, MD, PhD, Dmitry N. Ponomarev, MD, PhD, Nataliya R. Nichay, MD, PhD, Ivan S. Murashov, MD, and Alexander V. Bogachev-Prokophiev, MD, PhD

Background:

To assess the impact of diagnostic procedures in identifying residual lesions during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) on survival after pediatric cardiac surgery.

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Monitoring during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Ghislaine Doufle? a and Niall D. Fergusona,b,c,d,e

Purpose of review

An increasing number of patients are placed on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for respiratory or cardiac failure. Sound understanding of physiology and configuration of ECMO is essential for proper management. This review covers different monitoring parameters and tools for patients supported with different types of ECMO.

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