Venovenous bypass


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Venovenous (V-V) bypass

The type of ECMO that provides lung support only, using a tube inserted into the jugular vein.
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The decreased ICU and hospital stays enabled us to demonstrate significant cost savings when venovenous bypass was not used (a mean of $23,500 per patient)," Shokouh-Amiri and colleagues wrote.