Infant ECMO cannulation technique allowing preservation of carotid and jugular vessels

Tom R. Karl, Krishna S. Iyer, Shunji Sano, Roger B.B. Mee

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A technique is presented for cannulation of the cervical vessels for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Reconstruction of the vessels can be accomplished after decannulation. Doppler ultrasound confirms patency after decannulation in most cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)488-489
Number of pages2
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1990


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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