Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the support of infants, children, and young adults with acute myocarditis: a review of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry.

@article{Rajagopal2010ExtracorporealMO,
  title={Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the support of infants, children, and young adults with acute myocarditis: a review of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry.},
  author={Satish Kumar Rajagopal and Christopher S D Almond and Peter Laussen and Peter T. Rycus and David Wypij and Ravi R Thiagarajan},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={382-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe survival outcomes for pediatric patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe myocarditis and identify risk factors for in-hospital mortality. DESIGN Retrospective review of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry database. SETTING Data reported to Extracorporeal Life Support Organization from 116 extracorporeal membrane oxygenation centers. PATIENTS Patients < or = 18 yrs of age supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation… CONTINUE READING