[Pumpless extracorporeal lung assist].

@article{Gbls2008PumplessEL,
  title={[Pumpless extracorporeal lung assist].},
  author={L{\'a}szl{\'o} G{\"o}b{\"o}l{\"o}s and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Hejjel and Jen{\^o} Imre and R{\'e}ka Lindenmayer-G and Karsten Wiebe and Maik Foltan and Andrea Thrum and Peter Ugocsai and Zsolt Toth and Kl{\'a}ra Farkasfalvi and Elem{\'e}r Sipos and Rudolf Kiss and Iv{\'a}n Gyorimoln{\'a}r and Alois Philipp},
  journal={Orvosi hetilap},
  year={2008},
  volume={149 26},
  pages={1233-6}
}
The recently introduced pumpless extracorporeal lung assist (PECLA) is a remarkable alternative to the conventional extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in case of severe lung failure. By establishing a shunt between femoral artery and vein using the arterio-venous pressure gradient as a driving force through a low-resistance membrane oxygenator, PECLA… CONTINUE READING