Conditions which may require ECMO in the neonatal period include:
- Respiratory distress Syndrome (RDS)
- Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS)
- Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN)
- Sepsis, including pneumonia
- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)
Survival to home / discharge varies from 90% in MAS down to 50-60% from CDH.
Reference: ECLS Registry Report January 2012