Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support and post-heart transplant outcomes among United States adults.

@article{Zalawadiya2017ExtracorporealMO,
  title={Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support and post-heart transplant outcomes among United States adults.},
  author={Sandip K. Zalawadiya and Marat Fudim and Geetha Bhat and William G. Cotts and Joann Lindenfeld},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={2017},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={
          77-81
        }
}
BACKGROUND Patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) are given priority listing status for heart transplant (HT). Data on post-HT outcomes for adults with ECMO support at the time of HT are limited. METHODS We analyzed data from the United Network for Organ Registry (UNOS) registry for 157 ECMO-supported adults (age ≥ 18 years… CONTINUE READING