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Predicting survival after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe acute respiratory failure. The Respiratory Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Survival Prediction (RESP) score.
RATIONALE Increasing use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for acute respiratory failure may increase resource requirements and hospital costs. Better prediction of survival in theseExpand
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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
BACKGROUND The efficacy of venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) remains controversial. METHODS In an internationalExpand
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Mechanical ventilation during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
The timing of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) initiation and its outcome in the management of respiratory and cardiac failure have received considerable attention, but very littleExpand
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for pandemic influenza A(H1N1)-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome: a cohort study and propensity-matched analysis.
RATIONALE Many patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) caused by influenza A(H1N1) infection receive extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as a rescue therapy. Expand
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Morbidity, mortality, and quality-of-life outcomes of patients requiring ≥14 days of mechanical ventilation
ObjectiveTo determine the outcome and health-related quality of life of patients requiring ≥14 days of mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU). DesignProspective cohort study withExpand
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Procalcitonin kinetics as a prognostic marker of ventilator-associated pneumonia.
We investigated the value of procalcitonin kinetics as a prognostic marker during ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). This prospective, observational study was conducted in a medical intensiveExpand
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Planning and provision of ECMO services for severe ARDS during the COVID-19 pandemic and other outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases
Summary WHO interim guidelines recommend offering extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) to eligible patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) related to coronavirus diseaseExpand
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Position paper for the organization of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation programs for acute respiratory failure in adult patients.
The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe acute respiratory failure (ARF) in adults is growing rapidly given recent advances in technology, even though there is controversyExpand
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Position paper for the organization of ECMO programs for cardiac failure in adults
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been used increasingly for both respiratory and cardiac failure in adult patients. Indications for ECMO use in cardiac failure include severe refractoryExpand
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Outcomes and long-term quality-of-life of patients supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for refractory cardiogenic shock*
Objective:To assess the outcomes and long-term quality-of-life of patients supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for refractory cardiogenic shock. Design, Setting, andExpand
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