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Double ECMO in severe ARDS: report of an outstanding case and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20696738     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on a 49-year-old male patient who suffered from severe herpes simplex (HSV) pneumonia after a fall-from-height injury, causing a circumscript type B aortic dissection.The subsequent occurrence of ARDS required a veno-venous ECMO circuit that was upgraded to a veno-arterial system due to further oxygenation deficits. Following continued respiratory deterioration, the ECMO system already in place had to be complemented by a second veno-arterial line. After the onset of recovery and because of a developing of a disseminated intravasal coagulation, the double ECMO circuit was replaced by a pumpless extracorporeal lung assist system (PECLA). The patient recovered completely under systemic virostatic therapy.
Authors:
Jens Litmathe; Otto Dapunt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perfusion     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1477-111X     ISO Abbreviation:  Perfusion     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700166     Medline TA:  Perfusion     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Klinikum Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany. jens-litmathe@t-online.de
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