Technologies of Diagnosis and Treatment

First case of successful use extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in child of the first year of life with respiratory failure

B.M. Todurov, O.M. Dovgan, O.M. Duzhyna, I.О. Aksionova, V.I. Borisova, S.M. Sudakevych, V.V. Shmyrko, T.V. Kropyvko, N.V. Liovina

Kyiv City Heart Center

      This article describes the first case of treatment of respiratory failure associated with fungal pneumonia in child of the first year of life treated with extracorporeal respiratory assistance (venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation). On the basis of presented materials there is opportunity to discuss necessity of more extensive application of extracorporeal therapy methods in clinical practice, notably, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Key words: extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, respiratory failure.

 

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