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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for treating severe cardiac and respiratory failure in adults: part 2-technical considerations.
i a N THIS SECOND OF 2 articles on the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for treating severe cardiac nd respiratory failure in adults, the physiology, technical coniderations, andExpand
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Surgical treatment of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation.
1. Magne J, Senechal M, Dumesnil JG, Pibarot P. Ischemic mi­ tral regurgitation: a complex multifaceted disease. Cardiology 2009;112:244-59. 2. Nishimura RA, Otto CM, Bonow RO, et al. 2014 AHA/ACCExpand
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Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults: practical aspects of circuits, cannulae, and procedures.
NTEREST IN extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for treating severe respiratory failure in adults has increased substantially in the last 5 years. There are several reasons for this increase.Expand
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The safety and utilization of patient-controlled analgesia.
Between December 1989 and March 1996, more than 6000 patients were treated with patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) at Auckland Hospital. The overall incidence of potentially life-threateningExpand
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for treating severe cardiac and respiratory disease in adults: Part 1--overview of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
s v c ( b s XTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION (ECMO) is mechanical support of the lungs and/or heart or a period of days to weeks by a modified heart-lung machine. here are 2 basic types of ECMO:Expand
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Use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during resection of tracheal papillomatosis.
WE present two cases of the use of veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) during resection of obstructing tracheal papillomata. Conventional anesthesia techniques may be unsafeExpand
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Postoperative care and complications after ventricular assist device implantation.
In this article, the routine postoperative care and complications of patients with ventricular assist devices are reviewed. Routine postoperative care encompasses patients who have undergoneExpand
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Acetaminophen as an Adjunct to Morphine by Patient-Controlled Analgesia in the Management of Acute Postoperative Pain
Opioids play a fundamental role in the management of postoperative pain, but their use is associated with a number of side effects, including nausea and vomiting, sedation, and respiratoryExpand
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiorespiratory failure in four patients with pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza virus and secondary bacterial infection.
We report four patients with pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza virus and secondary bacterial infection who were treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for cardiorespiratory failure. ThreeExpand
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Hyperlactatemia and Cardiac Surgery.
The normal blood lactate level is 0-2 mmol/L, and a value above 3-5 mmol/L is variably used to define hyperlactatemia. In cardiac surgical patients, hyperlactatemia can arise from both hypoxic andExpand
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