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Hellenic Journal of Surgery

, Volume 91, Issue 3–4, pp 139–141 | Cite as

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

  • Meletios KanakisEmail author
  • Evangelia Grisbolaki
  • D Bobos
  • A Lioulias
  • K Alexiou
  • N Giannopoulos
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Abstract

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.

Keyword

ECMO peripheral neck cannulation 

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© Hellenic Surgical Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Meletios Kanakis
    • 1
    Email author
  • Evangelia Grisbolaki
    • 1
  • D Bobos
    • 1
  • A Lioulias
    • 2
  • K Alexiou
    • 3
  • N Giannopoulos
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric and Congenital Heart SurgeryOnassion Cardiac Surgery CenterAthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of Thoracic SurgeryAthensGreece
  3. 3.Department of SurgerySismanoglio General Hospital of AthensAthensGreece

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