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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe ARDS in pregnant and postpartum women during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic

Nair, Priya; Davies, Andrew R.; Beca, John; Bellomo, Rinaldo; Ellwood, David; Forrest, Paul; Jackson, Andrew; Pye, Roger; Seppelt, Ian; Sullivan, Elizabeth A; Webb, Steve


Purpose: To describe the technical challenges, efficacy, complications and maternal and infant outcomes associated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in pregnant or postpartum patients during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Methods: Twelve critically ill pregnant and postpartum women were included in this retrospective observational study on the application of ECMO for the treatment of severe ARDS refractory to standard treatment. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Intensive Care Medicine
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-011-2138-z


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