Experience with the Avalon® bicaval double-lumen veno-venous cannula for neonatal respiratory ECMO.

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OBJECTIVE We report a single centre experience of neonatal respiratory ECMO using the Avalon® double-lumen venous cannula and compare it with reports in the literature. RESULTS Between 2008 and 2012, the Avalon® cannula was used in 72 neonates: median age at cannulation was 1.8 days (IQR 1.2-2.8 days) and bodyweight 3.4 Kg (3.0-3.7 Kg). Meconium… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0267659114540020

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