Extracorporeal Support

  • A. Pesenti
  • M. Bombino
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 28)


Extracorporeal organ substitution can temporaneously support a failing organ, allowing to buy time for recovery or if recovery is not achievable can be used as a bridge to transplantation.


Acute Respiratory Failure Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Extracorporeal Life Support Artificial Lung Permissive Hypercapnia 
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