Heart Lung Circ 2021 May 31. Epub 2021 May 31.
Department of Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine, São João University Hospital Centre, Porto, Portugal; Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.
Background: Cardiac tamponade is a potential complication during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
Method: This study assessed the incidence, clinical presentation, therapeutic approach, and outcome of cardiac tamponade at a single ECMO centre during a 10-year period.
Results: Cardiac tamponade occurred in 11 adults (seven men; age 53 years [range, 48-60]) of 566 patients (1. Read More