A comparison of venovenous and venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the treatment of neonatal respiratory failure.

@article{Knight1996ACO,
  title={A comparison of venovenous and venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the treatment of neonatal respiratory failure.},
  author={Gail R Knight and Golde G. Dudell and Michele L. Evans and Peter Grimm},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={
          1678-83
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of venovenous to venoarterial bypass in an unselected cohort of infants with refractory cardiorespiratory failure. DESIGN Retrospective cohort analysis. SETTING Two tertiary hospitals capable of providing extracorporeal life support for neonates with acute respiratory failure. PATIENTS All San Diego Regional Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Program patients treated after the adoption of a policy which eliminated traditional restrictions to… CONTINUE READING

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