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Successful Extracorporeal Membranous Oxygenation with Possible Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury after Pulmonary Endarterectomy

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Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) is characterized by acute severe hypoxemia with bilateral noncardiogenic pulmonary edema after transfusion of a plasma-containing blood component. In patients undergoing cardiac surgery, the incidence of TRALI is high; however, the detailed clinical course is unknown. Here, we report a case of life-threatening TRALI following pulmonary thrombectomy, which was successfully treated with extracorporeal membranous oxygenation (ECMO).

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Sugiyama, K. , Watanuki, H. , Okada, M. , Futamura, Y. , Tajima, A. , Kiyosawa, R. and Matsuyama, K. (2018) Successful Extracorporeal Membranous Oxygenation with Possible Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury after Pulmonary Endarterectomy. Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, 8, 57-62. doi: 10.4236/ojts.2018.83010.

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