A review of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in child after cardiac surgery: analyses of outcomes

Results Age and weight were 12 ± 17months and 6.4 ± 3.3kg, respectively. Twenty patients had single ventricle and 38 had biventricular physiology. The duration of ECMO was 8.4 ± 4.4 days. Fifty-two (84%) were successfully weaned off ECMO and 34 (55%) survived to hospital discharge. The weaning from ECMO was affected by peak serum lactate during ECMO (risk… CONTINUE READING