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ICU Management

High-risk ECMO - heroic rescue or futile care?

2018 26 Sep

Over the past decade, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has become mainstream therapy in adult intensive care. Although the list of contraindications to ECMO has shrunk considerably, a few of these remain absolute, notes Dr. Graeme MacLaren in an editorial article published in the journal Critical Care.  "There are a number of circumstances... Read more