ASAIO J 2021 Jul 15. Epub 2021 Jul 15.
From the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Unit, University Hospital, Nantes, France Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City, Uttah Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The impact of cervical cannulation on neurologic outcome has not been yet studied among children receiving venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) in the context of severe sepsis or septic shock. A retrospective cohort study was performed using the extracorporeal life support organization (ELSO) registry. A total of 559 children weighing less than 20 kg with a primary or secondary diagnosis of severe sepsis, septic shock or toxic shock syndrome were included between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2019. Read More