ECMO use and mortality in adult patients with cardiogenic shock: a retrospective observational study in U.S. hospitals. FREE

ECMO use and mortality in adult patients with cardiogenic shock: a retrospective observational study in U.S. hospitals.

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Background: "Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is increasingly used in resuscitation of critically ill patients with documented improved survival. Few studies describe ECMO use in cardiogenic shock. This study examines ECMO use and identifies variables associated with mortality in patients treated for cardiogenic shock in US hospitals."1


1. ECMO use and mortality in adult patients with cardiogenic shock: a retrospective observational study in U.S. hospitals.
El Sibai R, Bachir R, El Sayed M.
BMC Emerg Med. 2018 Jul 4;18(1):20 FREE

 

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