Search Tag: VA-ECMO

ICU Management

Models for predicting outcome in patients under VA-ECMO

2019 20 Feb

Despite limited evidence, veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) is increasingly used for the management of refractory cardiogenic shock (RCS) while awaiting myocardial recovery or the bridge to long-term assistance or transplantation. However, despite technological advances and better quality of care, mortality still remains at... Read more

ICU Management

REMEMBER score predicts mortality in patients receiving VA-ECMO after CABG

2019 16 Jan

Prediction scoring systems for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) patients on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) have not yet been reported. To help clinicians select patients that would benefit from VA-ECMO after CABG, a team of international researchers devised a mortality risk score – REMEMBER score – comprising... Read more