Sonographic cardiac standstill during adult cardiac arrest is associated with failure to get return to spontaneous circulation. This report documents 3 children whose cardiac function returned after standstill with extracorporeal membranous oxygenation. Sonographic cardiac standstill may not predict cardiac death in children.
- cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- extracorporeal membranous oxygenation
- in-hospital cardiac arrest
- respiratory arrest
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Emergency Medicine