By: Daniel O. Hassumani, Mu Shan, Christopher W. Mastropietro, Sarah E. Wing & Matthew L. Friedman
First Online: 15 July 2021
Children supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) have been shown to be at risk for developing seizures. However, previous studies have consisted of heterogeneous patient populations. We aimed to describe the rate of seizures in pediatric patients receiving ECMO for cardiac indications and to identify risk factors for the occurrence of this complication.
This is a retrospective cohort study of consecutive pediatric patients on ECMO for congenital or acquired cardiac disease between 2014 and 2018 at a tertiary care pediatric hospital.
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