Management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). Ten patients whose mortality was predicted to be more than 80% with previous therapeutics, were selected to use ECMO over the past five years. Patients were placed on ECMO by cannulating the right… CONTINUE READING