Serial Lactate Measurements as a Prognostic Tool in Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support.

@article{Bonizzoli2017SerialLM,
  title={Serial Lactate Measurements as a Prognostic Tool in Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support.},
  author={Manuela Bonizzoli and Chiara Lazzeri and G Cianchi and Maria Boddi and Morena Cozzolino and Simona di Valvasone and Paolo Terenzi and Stefano Batacchi and Marco Chiostri and Adriano Peris},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={
          812-818
        }
}
BACKGROUND Serial lactate measurements over time or lactate clearance has been reported to be clinically reliable for risk stratification in different pathologic conditions ranging from sepsis to trauma, but no data are so far available on the behavior of lactate during venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) support in refractory adult… CONTINUE READING