Extracorporeal life support for children with meningococcal septicaemia.


OBJECTIVE To describe the short-term outcome of children with meningococcal sepsis treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in a single centre. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of case notes. SETTING The Heartlink ECMO Centre, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. PATIENTS Eleven children (8 boys) out of a total caseload of 800 patients were… (More)


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