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Collapsed right atrium as an early sign of hypovolemia in VA ECMO

  • Shek Yin AuEmail author
  • Ka Man Fong
  • Hiu Lam Helen Wu
  • Wing Yiu George Ng
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

Shek Yin Au, Ka Man Fong, Hiu Lam Helen Wu, and Wing Yiu George Ng declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Human/animal rights

This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.

Supplementary material

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Supplementary material 1 (AVI 21791 kb) ESM 1 (video RA 1) Transesophageal echocardiography at bicaval view showing that the underfilled right atrium was collapsed due to suction force of the access ECMO catheter
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Supplementary material 2 (AVI 4880 kb) ESM 2 (video RA 2) Transesophageal echocardiography at bicaval view showing turbulence of blood at the narrowed right atrium chamber

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© Japanese Society of Echocardiography 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shek Yin Au
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ka Man Fong
    • 1
  • Hiu Lam Helen Wu
    • 1
  • Wing Yiu George Ng
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen Elizabeth HospitalKowloonHong Kong

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