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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a provider of low-flow extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) technologies for treating patients with acute respiratory failure, is participating in the world's first and largest pivotal trial of ECCO2R technology, the company said.