• An Analysis of Risk Factors for Hemolysis in Children on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation*

    6 days ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    Hemolysis is a known complication of pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation associated with renal failure and mortality. We sought to identify predictors of hemolysis in pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation patients and determine its influence on outcomes.
    Design:
    Retrospective, single-center study.
    Setting:
    Urban, quaternary care center pediatric and neonatal ICU.
    Patients:
    Ninety-six patients requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
    Interventions:
    None.
    Measurements and Main Results:
    Daily measurements of plasma-free hemoglobin were obtained while...
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