Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for pneumonitis after a Glenn palliation

Nielsen, James C.; Seiden, Howard S.; Nguyen, Khanh; Vlahakis, Susan A.; Ravishankar, Chitra
November 2002
Perfusion;Nov2002, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p457
Academic Journal
A five-month old male with a single ventricle palliated with a bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis developed severe respiratory insufficiency from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) pneumonitis. He was successfully rescued with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy and recovered with minimal morbidity.


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