Venoarterial extracorporeal life support in post-traumatic shock and cardiac arrest: lessons learned

@inproceedings{Tseng2014VenoarterialEL,
  title={Venoarterial extracorporeal life support in post-traumatic shock and cardiac arrest: lessons learned},
  author={Yuan-His Tseng and T I Wu and Yuan-chang Liu and Pyng-Jing Lin and Meng-Yu Wu},
  booktitle={Scandinavian journal of trauma, resuscitation and emergency medicine},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES Venoarterial extracorporeal life support (VA-ECLS) is an effective support of acute hemodynamic collapse caused by miscellaneous diseases. However, using VA-ECLS for post-traumatic shock is controversial and may induce a disastrous hemorrhage. To investigate the feasibility of using VA-ECLS to treat post-traumatic shock or cardiac arrest (CA), a… CONTINUE READING