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Resuscitation of a neonate with medium chain acyl-coenzyme a dehydrogenase deficiency using extracorporeal life support.
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PMID:  24403369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report a neonate with medium chain acyl-coenzyme A dehydrogenase deficiency (MCAD) who had a cardiac arrest due to ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation. Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) was deployed, from which the baby was subsequently separated and discharged from hospital. This case was a rare neonatal presentation of MCAD and an uncommon indication for ECLS. We discuss the presentations of patients with MCAD and the use of ECLS for patients with possible inborn errors of metabolism and other unknown primary diagnoses.
Gaurav Kumar; Adrian C Mattke; Frank Bowling; Avis McWhinney; Nelson Alphonso; Tom R Karl
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery     Volume:  5     ISSN:  2150-136X     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-01-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101518415     Medline TA:  World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  118-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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