Ninety-two days of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support following congenital heart surgery


Bilal M. S., Avsar M. K., Ylldlrlm Ö., Önsel I. Ö., Zeybek C., Yerebakan C.

Perfusion (United Kingdom), vol.32, no.6, pp.514-516, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0267659117698217
  • Journal Name: Perfusion (United Kingdom)
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.514-516
  • Keywords: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, pulmonary hypertension, congenital heart surgery, pulmonary banding, circulatory support
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

We report on a case involving a 10-month-old infant who received prolonged ECMO therapy following cardiac surgery for multiple ventricular septal defects (VSD). The patient was successfully weaned from 92 days of ECMO support without any long-term deficits.