Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ECMO

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is increasingly being employed in South African intensive care units for the management of patients with refractory hypoxaemia and for haemodynamic support, particularly following cardiothoracic procedures. ECMO is expensive, however, and there is a danger...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Guy Richards, I Joubert
Format: Article
Published: Health and Medical Publishing Group 2013-07-01
Series:Southern African Journal of Critical Care
Online Access:http://www.sajcc.org.za/index.php/sajcc/article/download/161/167