Epinephrine, inodilator, or no inotrope in venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation implantation: a single-center experience

Abstract Background Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) can be a rescue therapy for patients in cardiogenic shock or in refractory cardiac arrest. After cannulation, vasoplegia and cardiac depression are frequent. In literature, there are conflicting data on inotropic therapy...

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Main Authors: Viviane Zotzmann, Jonathan Rilinger, Corinna N. Lang, Klaus Kaier, Christoph Benk, Daniel Duerschmied, Paul M. Biever, Christoph Bode, Tobias Wengenmayer, Dawid L. Staudacher
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-09-01
Series:Critical Care
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13054-019-2605-4