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ICU Management

ECMO for Adult Respiratory Failure: 2017 Update

2017 04 Jul

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can support severe derangements in gas exchange in both acute and chronic respiratory failure, with data showing potential for improving survival in patients with high rates of morbidity and mortality, according to a review paper to appear in the journal CHEST. The use of ECMO for respiratory failure in adults... Read more