Topic: ECMO


Feb 2016 | Assessment

Intervention of interest: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a form of life support that provides cardiopulmonary assistance outside the body. ECMO may be used to support lung function for severe respiratory failure or heart function for severe cardiac failure. An ECMO circuit can be set up as veno-venous (VV) or veno-arterial (VA). […]