Adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe respiratory failure.

@article{Alpard1998AdultEM,
  title={Adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe respiratory failure.},
  author={Scott K. Alpard and Joseph B. Zwischenberger},
  journal={Perfusion},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          3-15
        }
}
The extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) circuit is a modified heart–lung machine consisting of a venous blood drainage reservoir, a servoregulated roller pump, a membrane lung to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide, and a heat exchanger to maintain temperature. Extracorporeal circulation for respiratory failure was first attempted in newborns in the 1960s.1 Bartlett et al. began clinical trials in 1972 and reported the first successful use of ECMO in newborn respiratory failure in 1976.2… CONTINUE READING

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