Electronic ISSN 2287-0237

VOLUME

EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATOR (ECMO) FOR LIFE SUPPORT IN FULMINANT MYOCARDITIS

SEPTEMBER 2013 - VOL.6 | CASE REPORT
Keywords

extracorporeal membrane oxygenator, ECMO, renal replacement therapy, myocarditis, enterovirus 71, renal failure, children

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Figure 1: Electrocardiogram on admission shows sinus tachycardia.
Figure 2A: On January 20, 2013 at 15:21, a chest x-ray AP supine position reveals early pumonary edema. Heart appeared normal. The tip of catheter was in SVC, endobroncheal tube is in place.
Figure 2B: On January 23, 2013 at 21:41, a chest x-ray AP supine position and ECMO venous to arterial connection. The tip of catheter 1 is in SVC. The tip of catheter 2 is in aortic arch. Progressive pulmonary edema developed.
Figure 2C: On January 24, 2013 at 15:38, a chest x-ray AP supine position reveals improvement of pulmonary edema.
Figure 2D: On January 27, 2013 at 5:30, a chest x-ray AP supine position and post removal ECMO reveals heart and lung appear normal.
Figure 3: Diagram of venous-arterial connection with continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) incorporated into the circuit.
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