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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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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
Importance Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening form of respiratory failure that affects approximately 200 000 patients each year in the United States, resulting in nearlyExpand
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Predicting survival after ECMO for refractory cardiogenic shock: the survival after veno-arterial-ECMO (SAVE)-score.
RATIONALE Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) may provide mechanical pulmonary and circulatory support for patients with cardiogenic shock refractory to conventional medical therapy.Expand
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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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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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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: evolving epidemiology and mortality
PurposeThe evolution of the epidemiology and mortality of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) remains unclear. The present study investigates the evolving epidemiology and mortality of variousExpand
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Early mobilization of patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a retrospective cohort study
IntroductionCritical illness is a well-recognized cause of neuromuscular weakness and impaired physical functioning. Physical therapy (PT) has been demonstrated to be safe and effective forExpand
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for respiratory failure in adults
Purpose of reviewThis article reviews case series and trials that evaluated extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for respiratory failure and describes patient and circuit management in theExpand
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