Factors predicting early- and long-term survival in patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

@article{Lee2012FactorsPE,
  title={Factors predicting early- and long-term survival in patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).},
  author={Seung Hyun Lee and Cheol Hyun Chung and Jae Won Lee and Sung Ho Jung and Suk Jung Choo},
  journal={Journal of cardiac surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={255-63}
}
BACKGROUND Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is an established treatment option in patients with cardiogenic shock and respiratory dysfunction. We assessed outcomes of ECMO, as well as predictors of ECMO weaning and survival, in patients treated in our institution over the past five years. METHODS We reviewed the records of 185 patients who received ECMO support for various medical conditions between January 2005 and January 2010. Risk factors for successful weaning, early mortality… CONTINUE READING

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