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Conditions We Treat

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

Any Phoenix Children’s patient with respiratory and/or heart failure that meets standardized criteria is considered an ECMO candidate. Common diagnoses that may require ECMO include:

  • Pneumonia
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Blood infections
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Respiratory failure
  • Heart failure
  • Post trauma
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