Postcardiotomy refractory ventricular fibrillation: rescue using veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Postcardiotomy refractory ventricular fibrillation: rescue using veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

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Abstract:

"We present a case of 7-hour ventricular fibrillation with successful use of veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to recovery in a 30-year-old patient with grown-up congenital heart disease who underwent pulmonary valve replacement."1


1. Postcardiotomy refractory ventricular fibrillation: rescue using veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Soynov I, Kornilov I, Zubritskiy A, Ponomarev D, Nichay N.
Perfusion. 2017 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]

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