Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute respiratory distress syndrome

@inproceedings{Aokage2015ExtracorporealMO,
  title={Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute respiratory distress syndrome},
  author={Toshiyuki Aokage and Kenneth Palle Palm{\'e}r and Shingo Ichiba and Shinhiro Takeda},
  booktitle={Journal of intensive care},
  year={2015}
}
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can be a lifesaving therapy in patients with refractory severe respiratory failure or cardiac failure. Severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) still has a high-mortality rate, but ECMO may be able to improve the outcome. Use of ECMO for respiratory failure has been increasing since 2009. Initiation of ECMO for adult ARDS should be considered when conventional therapy cannot maintain adequate oxygenation. ECMO can stabilize gas exchange and… CONTINUE READING

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