Deborah L Surprise

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UNLABELLED The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of two hollow-fiber membrane oxygenators, the Capiox SX10 and the Lilliput 901, on pressure drop of the membranes during normothermic and hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in neonates. METHODS Twenty-six congenital heart surgery patients (n = 13 in each group) with a mean weight(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate the outcomes of children with heart failure of various etiologies requiring temporary use of currently available technology in the U.S.A. after extracorporeal life support (ECLS) [left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)] at Texas Children's Hospital. Between July of(More)
In many U.S. hospitals, mechanical circulatory support has become routine. However, catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina test the abilities of a hospital system to sustain patients on such support and transport them in emergent situations. A 15-year-old boy with dilated cardiomyopathy who was receiving biventricular mechanical circulatory support at a New(More)
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