Outcomes in Cardiogenic Shock Patients with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Use: A Matched Cohort Study in Hospitals across the United States

Background. ECMO is increasingly used for patients with critical illnesses. This study examines ECMO use in patients with cardiogenic shock in US hospitals and associated outcomes (mortality, hospital length of stay, and total hospital charges). Methods. A matched cohort retrospective study was cond...

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Main Authors: Rayan El Sibai, Rana Bachir, Mazen El Sayed
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2018-01-01
Series:BioMed Research International
Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/2428648