Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as an alternative to ventilation.

@article{Malagon2013ExtracorporealMO,
  title={Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as an alternative to ventilation.},
  author={Ignacio Malagon and Donna L Greenhalgh},
  journal={Current opinion in anaesthesiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={47-52}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Following the recent H1N1 epidemic, there has been renewed interest in using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as a treatment for acute respiratory failure. Currently, following the advances in technology, ECMO is now recommended as a definitive treatment for acute respiratory failure. However, there have been limited randomized… CONTINUE READING