Pumpless extracorporeal lung assist and adult respiratory distress syndrome

Lancet. 2000 Jul 15;356(9225):219-20. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(00)02485-5.

Abstract

We report use of a pumpless extracorporeal lung assist-a safe and effective method in the management of severe acute respiratory failure that allows an extracorporal gas-exchange without the use of a pump.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cardiac Output / physiology
  • Catheterization, Peripheral
  • Equipment Design
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation / instrumentation
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation / methods*
  • Female
  • Hemorheology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Oxygen / blood
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult / therapy*
  • Safety
  • Treatment Outcome

Substances

  • Oxygen