Monitoring of the Adult Patient on Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA ECMO) provides mechanical support to the patient with cardiac or cardiopulmonary failure. This paper reviews the physiology of VA ECMO including the determinants of ECMO flow and gas exchange. The efficacy of this therapy may be determined by asse...

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Main Authors: Mabel Chung, Ariel L. Shiloh, Anthony Carlese
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2014-01-01
Series:The Scientific World Journal
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