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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Summary

Description: Application of a life support system that circulates the blood through an oxygenating system, which may consist of a pump, a membrane oxygenator, and a heat exchanger. Examples of its use are to assist victims of smoke inhalation injury, respiratory failure, and cardiac failure.

Also Known As: ECMO; Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenations; Membrane Oxygenation, Extracorporeal; Membrane Oxygenations, Extracorporeal; Oxygenations, Extracorporeal Membrane Show All >>

Networked: 3657 relevant articles (218 outcomes, 316 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation is Relevant

  1. Respiratory Insufficiency (Respiratory Failure) : 42 outcomes 98 studies in 861 results
  2. Pulmonary Hypertension (Ayerza Syndrome) : 20 outcomes 13 studies in 256 results
  3. Cardiogenic Shock : 14 outcomes 16 studies in 258 results
  4. Heart Failure : 14 outcomes 9 studies in 259 results
  5. Anoxia (Hypoxia) : 11 outcomes 10 studies in 187 results
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Drugs Related to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

  1. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide)
  2. recombinant FVIIa (rFVIIa)
  3. Oxygen
  4. Factor VIIa (Activated Factor VII)
  5. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  6. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  7. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  8. Steroids
  9. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
  10. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA)
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Therapies Related to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

  1. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  2. Transplants (Transplant)
  3. Lung Transplantation
  4. Heart Transplantation (Grafting, Heart)
  5. Resuscitation
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