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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 45, Issue 4, pp 559–560 | Cite as

Should we always use the peripheral cannula for distal leg reperfusion in femoro-femoral ECMO patients?

  • Francesco FormicaEmail author
  • Leonello Avalli
  • Fabio Sangalli
  • Pichoy Danial
  • Alain Combes
  • Guillaume Lebreton
Correspondence

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflicts of interest

Guillaume Lebreton has a research grant from Abiomed, does lectures for Maquet, Abiomed, Abbot, Livanova, Medtronic, and Edwards, and is a proctor for Syncardia, Jarvik, Heartware. The other authors declare no conflict of interest.

References

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    Danial P, Hajage D, Nguyen LS, Mastroianni C, Demondion P, Schmidt M, Bouglé A, Amour J, Leprince P, Combes A, Lebreton G (2018) Percutaneous versus surgical femoro-femoral veno-aterial ECMO: a propensity score matched study. Intensive Care Med.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-018-5442-z Google Scholar
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    Avalli L, Sangalli F, Migliari M, Maggioni E, Gallieri S, Segramora V, Camesasca V, Formica F, Paolini G, Pesenti A (2016) Early vascular complications after percutaneous cannulation for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiac assist. Minerva Anestesiol 82:36–43Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Formica
    • 1
    Email author
  • Leonello Avalli
    • 2
  • Fabio Sangalli
    • 2
  • Pichoy Danial
    • 3
  • Alain Combes
    • 3
  • Guillaume Lebreton
    • 3
  1. 1.Cardiac Surgery Unit, San Gerardo Hospital, Department of Medicine and SurgeryUniversity of Milano-BicoccaMonzaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care MedicineSan Gerardo HospitalMonzaItaly
  3. 3.Cardiac Surgery DepartmentPitié-Salpétrière HospitalParisFrance

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