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ICU Management

Implementing ECCO2R and vv-ECMO in non-academic centres

2018 16 Oct

Shares experiences of implementing extracorporeal life support in a non-academic hospital. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening disorder characterised by severe impairment of gas exchange. The most common causes are pneumonia, sepsis and acute pancreatitis. It is accurately defined in the Berlin definitions... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Chronic respiratory dialysis

2018 16 Mar

Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal is emerging as a potential strategy to manage acute hypercapnic respiratory failure. There may be an opportunity to use similar techniques to manage chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure, in what may be termed "chronic respiratory dialysis", potentially altering the physiological and clinical effects of chronic... Read more