Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a support for emergency bronchial reconstruction in a traumatic patient with severe hypoxaemia.

Abstract

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is an extracorporeal life support technique to provide cardiac and/or respiratory assistance to patients. ECMO has been demonstrated to be beneficial for the life support of selected traumatic individuals. However, the application of arteriovenous ECMO as an intraoperative support strategy in emergency operations… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icvts/ivu217

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