Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults with severe respiratory failure: a multi-center database

@article{Brogan2009ExtracorporealMO,
  title={Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults with severe respiratory failure: a multi-center database},
  author={Thomas V Brogan and Ravi R. Thiagarajan and Peter T. Rycus and Robert H. Bartlett and Susan L Bratton},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={35},
  pages={2105-2114}
}
ObjectiveTo evaluate clinical and treatment factors for patients recorded in the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) registry and survival of adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) respiratory failure patients.Design and patientsRetrospective case review of the ELSO registry from 1986–2006. Data were analyzed separately for the entire time period and the most recent years (2002–2006).ResultsOf 1,473 patients, 50% survived to discharge. Median age was 34 years. Most… 
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