Where can guidelines be found for the transfer to an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center for the treatment of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN)?

Updated: Sep 03, 2019
  • Author: Kate A Tauber, MD; Chief Editor: Howard S Weber, MD, FSCAI  more...
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Guidelines for transfer to an ECMO center for consultation are published on the ELSO Web site. Individual centers may have modified guidelines. Therefore, an ongoing relationship with the closest ECMO center is needed to provide optimal care.


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