Acute heart failure in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) in the context of global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Retrospective study (n=35) found children may experience an acute cardiac decompensation due to severe inflammatory state following SARS-CoV-2 infection (MIS-C); 80% required inotropic support with 28% treated with ECMO (all successfully weaned), and no patient died.