Technological advances in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for respiratory failure.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for neonatal and pediatric cardiac and/or respiratory failure is well established, and its use for adult respiratory failure is rapidly increasing. Management strategies developed over the past 30 years coupled with significant recent technological advances have led to improved ECMO survival. These new technologies are expanding the potential applications for ECMO in exciting ways, including new patient populations and the ability to make ECMO mobile for both intra- and inter-hospital transport. In this article, we highlight some of the recent technological advances and their impact on the utilization of ECMO in increasingly diverse patient populations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rehder, KJ; Turner, DA; Bonadonna, D; Walczak, RJ; Rudder, RJ; Cheifetz, IM

Published Date

  • August 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 377 - 384

PubMed ID

  • 22971063

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1747-6356

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1586/ers.12.31


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England