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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in an infant of a diabetic mother

  • Michelle L. Udine (a1), Robb L. Romp (a1) and Kimberly W. Jackson (a2)


Infants of diabetic mothers are at risk for transient hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. These infants are typically asymptomatic, but may develop signs of poor cardiac output from left ventricular outflow tract obstruction. This case illustrates the successful use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support cardiac output in an infant of a diabetic mother with outflow tract obstruction until hypertrophy improved.


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Correspondence to: R. L. Romp, WIC 1700 6th Avenue S, Suite 9100 176F, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, United States of America. Tel: 205 934 3460; Fax: 205 975 9081; E-mail:


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