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ERIC Number: EJ626363
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-5586
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO): A Treatment for Neonates in Respiratory Failure.
Morris, Donna S.; Gonzalez, Lori S.; Stewart, Sharon R.; Sampers, Jackie
Infant-Toddler Intervention: The Transdisciplinary Journal, v10 n4 p215-38 Dec 2000
A brief history is provided of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a treatment option for infants that provides prolonged circulation and reoxgenation of blood outside the body to temporarily support a failing heart or lungs. The University of Kentucky ECMO program is described, along with the positive outcomes of 19 infants. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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