Search Tag: vv-ECMO

ICU Management

Safe Liberation During Weaning from VV-ECMO

2021 28 Jun

The use of venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) in patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has increased substantially over the last few years. However, conclusive evidence supporting its use is still lacking, and mortality of patients treated with VV-ECMO for ARDS is still high.   Optimal strategies of... Read more

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