Case report: pediatric liver retransplantation on an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-dependent child.

@article{Landsman2010CaseRP,
  title={Case report: pediatric liver retransplantation on an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-dependent child.},
  author={Ira S Landsman and Christopher J Karsanac},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2010},
  volume={111 5},
  pages={1275-8}
}
We describe the perioperative management of a venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenator-dependent child requiring liver retransplantation after emergent hepatectomy because of an ischemic liver graft. This child required renal replacement and inotropic support as well as treatment for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). We describe each step in this child's perioperative management leading to the successful liver retransplantation. This is the first description, to our knowledge, of a… CONTINUE READING
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