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Neck Cannulation for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support in a 2-Year-Old Child with Acute Myocarditis

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The first case in Greece is described of peripheral extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support via neck cannulation in a 2-year-old boy. The advantages and technical details of this method are explained.

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Correspondence to Meletios Kanakis.

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Kanakis, M., Grisbolaki, E., Bobos, D. et al. Neck Cannulation for Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support in a 2-Year-Old Child with Acute Myocarditis. Hellenic J Surg 91, 139–141 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13126-019-0523-1

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Keyword

  • ECMO
  • peripheral
  • neck cannulation