ECMO

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ECMO

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(Medicine) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a method of life support used to oxygenate the blood in newborn babies with lung failure, using a machine incorporating membranes that are impermeable to blood but permeable to oxygen and carbon dioxide
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So leptospirosis will be there and we cannot solve this in just a short period of time,' Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator (Ecmo) Medical Team Head Dr.
Postoperatively, the patient returned to the ICU and continued on vasopressors, extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO), and Intra-aortic Balloon Pump (IABP).
Due to limited resources and unavailability of a specialized extracorporeal membrane oxygenator machine, the CPB was modified and converted an ECMO.
Use of two oxygenators during extracorporeal membrane oxygenator for a patient with acute respiratory distress syndrome, high-pressure ventilation, hypercapnia, and traumatic brain injury.
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