Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

What is Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation?

Extracorporeal support is used for postoperative support in patients following cardiac surgery.The purpose of ECMO is to allow time for intrinsic recovery of the lungs and heart.

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I had ARDS and was on ECMO about two years ago. Now, out of no where, my lungs are in pain. Horrible pain, to the point where I dont want to take...

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Sudden onset severe left sided chest pain is mostly seen in heart...

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Child having congenital heart disease since birth. perioral cyanosis and easy fatigability is suggestive of the chronic cardiac failure. And i...

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I had ARDS and was on ECMO about two years ago. Now, out of no where, my lungs are in pain. Horrible pain, to the point where I dont want to take...

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Hello !! I would like to ask you question! ( if I need ask this question to other doctor please say me to what specialty doctor should I ask this...

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Have you any idea what caused my attack and can you tell me if there are any known side effects of receiving ECMO treatment? I've been off the...

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My son, 2 years old, had open heart surgery and 2 weeks old and was on ECMO for a week prior. The scar that remains from the ECMO looks like a...

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My mother F/69 yrs, 4'11" and 70 kgs who is a patient of Interstital Lung Disease with PAH has developed severe ARDS and is presently on Bipap...

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