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OBJECTIVE We sought to investigate the safety and feasibility of implanting the pumpless interventional lung assist device (Novalung; Novalung GmbH, Hechingen, Germany) to the axillary vessels either by means of direct cannulation or end-to-side graft interposition and the capability of either type of vascular access to provide respiratory support during(More)
OBJECTIVE We compared conventional treatment with pumpless extracorporeal lung membrane (Interventional Lung Assist [iLA] Novalung; Novalung GmbH, Hechingen, Germany) support in a pig model of postpneumonectomy severe acute respiratory distress syndrome. METHODS Adult pigs underwent a left thoracotomy without (group I) or with a left extrapericardial(More)
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