Neonatal presentation of cystic fibrosis requiring ECMO.

  title={Neonatal presentation of cystic fibrosis requiring ECMO.},
  author={M A Hirthler and J F Goldthorn},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={26 1},
This is a case of cystic fibrosis causing respiratory distress in a newborn who was treated successfully with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). To date, this is the only such case reported to the Neonatal ECMO Registry at the University of Michigan. ECMO can be a life-saving intervention in these neonates. Advances in the total care of these… CONTINUE READING