Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Classification

  • veno-arterial ECMO (VA-ECMO): gas exchange and haemodynamic support
  • veno-venous (VV-ECMO): gas exchange
  • arterio-venous ECMO (AV-ECMO): gas exchange (mainly CO2 removal; no pump)

Resources


paperExtracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adultsMartinez & Vuylsteke, CEACCP 2012

 

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High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV)

Resources


paper OSCILLATE: High-Frequency Oscillation in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. N Engl J Med 2013; 368:795-805

paper OSCAR: High-Frequency Oscillation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. N Engl J Med 2013; 368:806-813