Can VA-ECMO Be Used as an Adequate Treatment in Massive Pulmonary Embolism?

Introduction: Massive acute pulmonary embolism (MAPE) with obstructive cardiogenic shock is associated with a mortality rate of more than 50%. Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) has been increasingly used in refractory cardiogenic shock with very good results. In MAPE, althou...

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Main Authors: Raphaël Giraud, Matthieu Laurencet, Benjamin Assouline, Amandine De Charrière, Carlo Banfi, Karim Bendjelid
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2021-07-01
Series:Journal of Clinical Medicine
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