Traumatic delivery is associated with orthopedic, nervous, and soft tissue injuries. Anticoagulation for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support may predispose to hemorrhage from these birth injuries. A case of delayed hemoperitoneum secondary to hepatic laceration after delivery and ECMO, not previously reported, is detalled herein.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Pediatric Surgery|
|State||Published - Jul 1994|
- Birth trauma
- hepatic injury