Home > Journals > Minerva Pediatrica > Past Issues > Minerva Pediatrica 2012 August;64(4) > Minerva Pediatrica 2012 August;64(4):439-45

CURRENT ISSUE
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Reprints

MINERVA PEDIATRICA

A Journal on Pediatrics, Neonatology, Adolescent Medicine,
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Indexed/Abstracted in: CAB, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 0,532


eTOC

 

REVIEWS  


Minerva Pediatrica 2012 August;64(4):439-45

language: English

Challenges in non-neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Houmes R. J. 1, Wildschut E. 1, Pokorna P. 2, Vobruba V. 2, Kraemer U. 1, Reiss I. 1, 3, Tibboel D. 1

1 Intensive Care and Department of Pediatric Surgery, Erasmus MC-Sophia Children’s Hospital Rotterdam, the Netherlands;
2 Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics PICU/NICU, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic;
3 Division of Neonatology, Erasmus MC-Sophia Children’s Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


PDF  


This review will address the different challenges for the use of non-neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). It will discuss the available evidence for the use of pediatric ECMO in respiratory and circulatory failure, focusing on indications and contra-indications and choice of ECMO mode. Furthermore we will try to define optimal treatment goals, identify primary outcome parameters and calculate the expected need for non-neonatal ECMO per 1.000.000 inhabitants.

top of page

Publication History

Cite this article as

Corresponding author e-mail

e.wildschut@erasmusmc.nl