Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe respiratory failure

Giles J. Peek

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Management of severe respiratory failure in a specialist centre which is capable of delivering a complex 'bundle' of care including a strict acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) protocol, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), molecular adsorbent recycling system (MARS) and steroids, may improve outcomes when compared with conventional care. It is difficult to comment on the value of ECMO alone based on this study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-51
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Intensive Care Society
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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