ASAIO J 2021 Jun 1. Epub 2021 Jun 1.
From the Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Department of Women-Children-Teenagers, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Department of Women-Children-Teenagers, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland Pediatric Nephrology Unit, Department of Women-Children-Teenagers, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Heart and Lung Directorate, Great Ormond Street Hospital National Health Service Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom Department of Medicine, University Hospital of S Maria della Misericordia, University of Udine, Udine, Italy Department of Pediatrics, Heart Institute, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Section, Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado Department of Paediatric Critical Care, Perth Children's Hospital, Perth, Western Australia Sections of Critical Care Medicine and Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas Division of Cardiac Critical Care, Department of Cardiology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
Although extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) is increasingly utilized in the pediatric critical care environment, our understanding regarding pediatric candidacy for ECPR remains unknown. Our objective is to explore current practice and indications for pediatric ECPR. Scenario-based, self-administered, online survey, evaluating clinical determinants that may impact pediatric ECPR initiation with respect to four scenarios: postoperative cardiac surgery, cardiac failure secondary to myocarditis, septic shock, and chronic respiratory failure in a former preterm child. Read More