extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal

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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Indeed, this artificial carbon dioxide removal was so efficient that, when extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal approximated carbon dioxide production, alveolar ventilation could almost be ceased (37).
Some of the devices evaluated for extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal include the Interventional Lung Assist (NovaLung GmbH, Hechingen, Germany) (40), arterio-venous extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (41,42), low flow veno-venous extra-corporeal carbon dioxide removal (9), intra-venacaval oxygenation and carbon dioxide removal (43,44), intravascular lung assist (45), Hattler Respiratory Assist catheter (46), Decap (47) and Hemolung.
5 litres/minute) veno-venous extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal where tidal volumes could be reduced to 4 ml/kg of predicted body weight.
CLINICAL CONDITIONS WHERE EXTRACORPOREAL CARBON DIOXIDE REMOVAL DEVICES MAY BE OF USE
This is by far the most common condition where extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal devices are used.
The Hemolung RAS is the first device to provide simple, efficient, low-flow extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal for patients with acute respiratory failure," said Peter DeComo, ALung's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
The Hemolung RAS offers a simple, minimally invasive approach to extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) through use of a small venous catheter and techniques similar to renal dialysis.
The use of extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal in the management of life-threatening bronchospasm due to influenza infection.
Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal using the Novalung in a patient with intracranial bleeding.
We report the use of the Novalung[R] interventional Lung Assist extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal device, (Novalung GmbH, L otzenadcer 3, D-72379 Hechingen, Germany) to treat a 46-year-old female with life-threatening bronchospasm secondary to influenza infection.
They compared extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECC[O.
Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal and low-frequency positive-pressure ventilation.
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