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Neonatal paracorporeal lung assist device for respiratory failure.
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PMID:  23336880     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Neonates who experience respiratory failure despite maximal ventilatory support have only extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a rescue therapy, but it has very poor outcomes as a bridge to transplantation. A pumpless lung-assist device has been used in adults as a bridge to lung transplantation. An alternative membrane oxygenator, the Quadrox iD, is a suitable size for neonatal blood flow. Here we report the use of the Quadrox iD membrane oxygenator with central cannulation as a paracorporeal respiratory support therapy for a neonate with alveolar capillary dysplasia awaiting lung transplantation.
David M Hoganson; Avihu Z Gazit; Stuart C Sweet; R Mark Grady; Charles B Huddleston; Pirooz Eghtesady
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  95     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  692-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2013 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Saint Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University, Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri.
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