- Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (EC-CPR) for hypothermic arrest in children: is meaningful survival a reasonable expectation?David Skarda
Division of Pediatric Surgery at Primary Children s Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84113, USA
J Pediatr Surg 47:2239-43. 2012..We have previously reported the use of EC-CPR for the treatment of hypothermic cardiac arrest with an overall survival of 50%. As we have continued this protocol for an additional 5 years, we sought to update this information...
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation promotes survival in children with trauma related respiratory failureDavid Skarda
Division of Pediatric Surgery at Primary Children s Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
Pediatr Surg Int 28:711-4. 2012..Our outcomes along with the limited number of pediatric trauma patients previously reported in the literature suggest that ECMO may be safely and effectively used to manage respiratory failure in this patient population...