Document Detail


Recovery from hemorrhagic pulmonary damage by combined use of a left ventricular assist system and right ventricular assist system and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16446230     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 13-year-old boy developed cardiogenic shock secondary to end-stage dilated cardiomyopathy and extracorporeal life support (ECLS) was initiated. However, pulmonary hemorrhage occurred due to severe pulmonary hypertension. He underwent implantation of a left ventricular assist system (LVAS) and right ventricular assist system (RVAS) plus extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) shunting between the right and left atrium. Pulmonary damage was resolved and RVAS-ECMO was terminated after 8 days of support.
Authors:
Shinya Fukui; Goro Matsumiya; Koichi Toda; Osamu Monta; Norihide Fukushima; Hikaru Matsuda; Yoshiki Sawa
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-11-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1557-3117     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Lung Transplant.     Publication Date:  2006 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-31     Completed Date:  2006-08-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102703     Medline TA:  J Heart Lung Transplant     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan. fukui0104@yahoo.co.jp
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated / complications,  pathology,  physiopathology
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation*
Heart-Assist Devices*
Hemorrhage / etiology,  pathology,  therapy*
Humans
Hypertension, Pulmonary / complications
Lung Diseases / pathology,  therapy*
Male
Shock, Cardiogenic / etiology,  pathology,  physiopathology

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Orthotopic retransplantation in heterotopic transplant recipients: 3 case reports.
Next Document:  Permanent use of a ventricle assist device for dilated cardiomyopathy in Friedreich's ataxia.