Implementation of Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Nonintubated Patients

Background: Although extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is generally performed percutaneously, the technology is deployed under sedation and necessitates endotracheal intubation. However, in some patients, the use of venoarterial (VA) ECMO without intubation may be beneficial. Herein, we...

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Main Authors: Hyeon A Kim, Young Su Kim, Yang Hyun Cho, Wook Sung Kim, Kiick Sung, Dong Seop Jeong
Format: Article
Published: Korean Society for Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 2021-02-01
Series:Journal of Chest Surgery