Letter to the Editor

7 days ago   |   By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

We have read with interest the article entitled “Patency of common carotid artery and internal jugular vein after a simple vessel sparing cannulation for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support”, authored by Kurkluoglu et al. and published in the November 2017 issue of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. The above report describes 19 consecutive patients subjected to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation , crediting a novel vessel-sparing technique for the high rates of postdecannulation patency (internal jugular vein, 78%; common carotid artery, 100%) during a median follow-up period of...
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Reply to Letter to the Editor

7 days ago   |   By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

We read with interest the alternative perspective in the Letter to the Editor offered by Moore D L, Mavi R, Mecoli M, Sadhasivam S. Response to multimodal anesthesia with the addition of methadone is superior to epidural analgesia. J Pediatr Surg 2017;52:517. We would like to take the opportunity to address the concerns raised:
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