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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Keywords : Contraindications, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation,Cardiogenic shock

Citation Information : Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Bengal Physician Journal 2019; 6 (1):10-11.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10100-6101

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a novel technique to support patients with respiratory and/or cardiac failure. Its use is rising very fast in critical care units in our country. This article aims to give a brief overview of the technology, its uses, and the problems.


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