extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal

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extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal

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ECCO2R

An infrequently used treatment for severe hypercapnic respiratory failure (high carbon dioxide blood levels with accompanying respiratory acidosis), in which carbon dioxide is swept from venous blood and replaced, typically with oxygen.
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II-29 The Changing Face of Ventilator Design II-30 Non-Invasive Ventilators - The New Standard of Care II-30 Cost Benefits to Surge Growth of Non-Invasive Ventilators II-31 Neonatal Non-Invasive Ventilation - On the Rise II-31 Table 20: Global Population of Children Between 0-4 years (2015E & 2020P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32 ECCO2R - An Ideal Replacement for Non-Invasive Ventilation Failure.
Clinical interest in ECCO2R continues to build as intensive care physicians seek new ways to protect their patients from ventilator-induced lung injury and even from being placed on invasive mechanical ventilation altogether," notes Nick Kuhn, ALung's President and Chief Business Officer.
Patients in the study were provided ECCO2R with the Hemolung RAS to remove retained carbon dioxide.