Search Tag: ECLS

ICU Management


2016 11 Mar

Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of the heart-lung machine (HLM) has been the responsibility of the perfusionist, who has a documented competency in every facet of extracorporeal technology because of their theoretical and practical training. In contrast, when this technology leaves the operating room to provide...Read more

ICU Management


2017 04 May

EuroELSO is the European branch of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) established in Ann Arbor, MI, USA in 1989. This website has the objective to join all the European health care professionals and scientists who are dedicated to the development and evaluation of novel therapies for support of failing organ systems with extracorporeal...Read more

ICU Management


2016 24 Dec

Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) technologies are now more frequently used at centres around the world, according to researchers who analysed data from an international registry. Rate of growth in ECLS use is fastest among adults with respiratory failure. The findings are reported in the ASAIO Journal . See Also : European Perfusionists...Read more

ICU Management


2018 23 May

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ICU Management


2018 06 Feb

The use of extracorporeal life support (ECLS) in adults has grown exponentially in the last decade, fuelled in large part by technological advances in cardiopulmonary bypass equipment, from which ECLS was principally derived. Several specific events also generated much interest in ECLS, including the perceived need for advanced respiratory support...Read more

ICU Management


2019 18 Aug

Millions of people with acute respiratory failure are hospitalised every year. Nearly half of these patients require invasive mechanical ventilation. In-hospital mortality in these patients is quite high. Despite the fact that mechanical ventilation is the primary management tool for such patients, it is associated with major complications that increase...Read more

ICU Management


2021 01 Feb

An in-depth analysis was conducted in Germany to evaluate whether mortailty in Germany in Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) therapy differed from previously reported literature.  Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) is a critical component of intensive care therapy. There are various conditions that require the use of ECLS. The term ECLS encompasses...Read more

ICU Management


2021 27 Jul

Extracorporeal life support has had a significant impact on modern medicine. However, the use of this technology has significant ethical challenges.   In this review, the authors identify three ethical discourses: trials and evidence accompanying the use of ECLS, the ECLS allocation, decision-making and limiting care and death on ECLS and ECLS in...Read more

ICU Management


2021 08 Oct

Getinge ’s Rotaflow II Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) System, together with the Permanent Life Support (PLS) Set, offers up to 14 days of cardiopulmonary support in a compact, portable, safe and reliable manner. This gives health care staff the flexibility they need to provide quality patient care. Getinge’s new Rotaflow II System is much...Read more

ICU Management


2022 08 Dec

Current applications and limitations of critical care echocardiography in the critical care context and its use in guiding the care of the critically ill patient. Echocardiography in the ICU Echocardiography is currently considered an essential diagnostic tool at the disposal of the intensivist – a significant change from less than two decades...Read more