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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, and(More)
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:(More)
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. Three(More)
The following scenarios explore some of the common problems encountered during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in adults. In each scenario, the circuit is comprised of a centrifugal pump(More)