Management of Adult Patients Supported by Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
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April 2024

Management of Adult Patients Supported by Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Turk J Clin Cardiov Perfusion 2024;2(1):1-6
1. Bandırma Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği, Perfüzyon Bölümü, Balıkesir, Türkiye
2. Bandırma Onyedi Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Balıkesir, Türkiye
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Received Date: 30.09.2023
Accepted Date: 04.01.2024
Publish Date: 17.05.2024


This review focuses on the clinical management of adult patients supported by venous-venous extracorporeal oxygenation (ECMO). When evaluating adult patients with respiratory failure for ECMO, it is important to determine the reversibility of respiratory failure, resistance to conventional therapies, indications and contraindications for initiation of support, and successful weaning criteria for successful management of the process.

Keywords: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, respiratory failure, cannulation


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