Mx of severe methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pne
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This article describes the experience of combination therapy with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation(ECMO), high-frequency oscillatory ventilation(HFOV) and prone positioning in treating severe respiratory failure caused by community acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(CA-MRSA).

Case presentation :
A 30-year-old female presented with fever and dyspnea for 3 days. She has diagnosed CA-MRSA pneumonia complicated by severe respiratory failure, pneumothorax and neutropenia. Venovenous ECMO was applied within 8 h of the pneumothorax diagnosis. For amelioration of ventilator-induced lung injury, HFOV and prone positioning were combined with ECMO. The patient’s condition improved considerably. ECMO was weaned on day 19, and she was discharged on day 48 with good lung recovery...

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