CPR & ECMO in single ventricle patients with Dr Ravi Thiagarajan – Division Chief of Cardiovascular Critical Care at Boston Children’s Hospital

Patients with single ventricle heart disease are a very high risk group for cardiopulmonary arrest and requirement for ECMO support. Arrest and CPR is not inevitable and we are increasingly finding ways to prevent it, as well as manage the CPR and ECMO period with more nuance and better outcomes.

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Selected references

  1. Bembea, M. M. et al. Outcomes After Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Critical Care Medicine 47, e278–e285 (2019).
  2. Meert, K. et al. One-year cognitive and neurologic outcomes in survivors of paediatric extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation 139, 299–307 (2019).
  3. Marino, B. S. et al. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Infants and Children With Cardiac Disease. Circulation 137, 1–92 (2018).

Season 2, Episode 4
Published: October 30, 2020
Run time: 00:58

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