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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a direct bridge to heart transplantation in adults.

07:00 EST 21st December 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a direct bridge to heart transplantation in adults."

Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) use as a bridge to transplant is extremely infrequent in adults. We investigated patient outcomes of the use of ECMO as bridge to transplant.

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Name: The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
ISSN: 1097-685X
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A congenital heart defect characterized by the narrowing or complete absence of the opening between the RIGHT VENTRICLE and the PULMONARY ARTERY. Lacking a normal PULMONARY VALVE, unoxygenated blood in the right ventricle can not be effectively pumped into the lung for oxygenation. Clinical features include rapid breathing, CYANOSIS, right ventricle atrophy, and abnormal heart sounds (HEART MURMURS).

A cyclic octapeptide with a thioether bridge between the cystine and tryptophan. It inhibits RNA POLYMERASE II. Poisoning may require LIVER TRANSPLANTATION.

The transference of a heart from one human or animal to another.

The simultaneous, or near simultaneous, transference of heart and lungs from one human or animal to another.

Application of a life support system that circulates the blood through an oxygenating system, which may consist of a pump, a membrane oxygenator, and a heat exchanger. Examples of its use are to assist victims of smoke inhalation injury, respiratory failure, and cardiac failure.

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