Control of Coagulation during Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.

  • Marcia L. Buck
  • Published 2005 in
    The journal of pediatric pharmacology and…


The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) requires maintaining a delicate balance between the prevention of thrombosis and the avoidance of hemorrhage. Anticoagulation is necessary to maintain circuit flow. It counteracts the activation of clotting mechanisms that occurs as a result of the interaction between circulating blood and the foreign… (More)
DOI: 10.5863/1551-6776-10.1.26