Inter-Hospital Transportation of Patients on Extracorporeal Life Support: A Single Center Experience

@inproceedings{Cho2014InterHospitalTO,
  title={Inter-Hospital Transportation of Patients on Extracorporeal Life Support: A Single Center Experience},
  author={Yang Hyun Cho and Ji Hyuk Yang and Jin ho Choi and Jeong Hoon Yang and Kyeongman Jeon and Chi Ryang Chung and Gee Young Suh},
  year={2014}
}
Background: Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) is an effective life-saving tool for patients in refractory cardiac or respiratory failure. Although transportation of patients on ECLS is challenging, it is necessary in some instances. We report our initial experience of transporting patients on ECLS. Methods: The study period was between January 2004 and August 2013. We reviewed our ECLS database and identified four patients who were transported to our institution on ECLS. We excluded patients… CONTINUE READING

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