This course may contain imagery and/or video of surgical procedures.
At the end of this session, learners will be able to understand who can benefit from extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy (ECMO), what ECMO is, and how it works. Learners will also be able to recall when to initiate therapy and other procedures on circuit and why therapy is withheld in certain situations. Additionally, this session will discuss where cannulation is optimally performed and how ECMO cannulation is accomplished and managed.
- Patrick McGovern, MD
This seminar was delivered as a Surgical Grand Rounds Lecture at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, on February 2, 2023.
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