• Vol. 40 No. 12, 554–555
  • 15 December 2011

A Patient with Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Perforated Transverse Colon Successfully Managed with ECMO

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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is considered to be contraindicated in patients with abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). Herein we report the case of a 24-year-old male with ACS complicated by septic shock successfully managed with ECMO.

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