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Prediction of mortality in adult patients with severe acute lung failure receiving veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a prospective observational study

Enger, Tone Bull, Philipp, Alois, Videm, Vibeke, Ludnow, Matthias, Wahba, Alexander, Fischer, Marcus, Schmid, Christof, Bein, Thomas and Müller, Thomas (2014) Prediction of mortality in adult patients with severe acute lung failure receiving veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a prospective observational study. Critical Care 18 (2).

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Abstract

Introduction Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (vvECMO) can be a life-saving therapy in patients with severe acute lung failure refractory to conventional therapy. Nevertheless, vvECMO is a procedure associated with high costs and resource utilization. The aim of this study was to assess published models for prediction of mortality following vvECMO and optimize an alternative ...

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Item type:Article
Date:9 April 2014
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/cc13824DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:30551
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