Anatomic changes after repair of traumatic bilateral diaphra
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a therapeutic option used increasingly in the treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Choosing an adequate cannula type and insertion site can be a challenge. The insertion of a bi-caval dual lumen (Avalon®) catheter in the superior vena cava instead of two venous single-lumen catheters facilitates mobilisation and physiotherapy of patients, and hence is being used more and more [1].

A middle-aged patient was admitted to our hospital after severe multiple trauma. Before admission to our hospital, damage control surgery including bilateral diaphragmatic repair and ileotransversostomy was performed.

The postoperative course was complicated by disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). Six days after the accident, the patient could be stabilized to be eligible for transportation to the hospital by an air rescue service. The patient was transferred directly to the Surgical ICU under controlled mechanical ventilation......

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