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oxygenation

 [ok″sĭ-jĕ-na´shun]
saturation with oxygen.
extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) a technique of providing respiratory support; the blood is circulated through an artificial lung consisting of two compartments separated by a gas-permeable membrane, with the blood on one side and the ventilating gas on the other. It was originally used exclusively in newborns but is now being used more and more in adults.
high pressure oxygenation (hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO)) see hyperbaric oxygenation.
pulsed oxygenation a technique by which oxygen is delivered to the patient only during inhalation rather than continuously during the respiratory cycle; used to conserve oxygen in patients using chronic low-flow oxygen therapy at home.
transtracheal oxygenation a technique of oxygen administration for patients requiring chronic oxygen therapy, in which oxygen is administered at low flow through a catheter passing directly into the trachea. This may be more cosmetic for patients and may require a lower flow of oxygen than other methods such as the use of a nasal cannula.

ECMO

Abbreviation for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, enteric cytopathogenic monkey orphan. See: ECMO virus.

ECMO

extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

ECMO

ECMO

Abbreviation for extracorporeal-membrane oxygenation.
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The ECMO unit is based at Glenfield Hospital and is one of only eight ECMO units in the country.
So, the moment she was put on portable ECMO, her condition improved.
Estos estudios, junto con la comparacion de nuestros resultados con otros programas de trasplante renal con donantes en asistolia controlada sin el uso de ECMO a nivel nacional, parecen indicar la mejor evolucion de los mismos utilizando ECMO como soporte circulatorio.
In the present case, the pacemaker was easily placed under ECMO support and the outcome was fair.
Hemolysis is frequently observed in the pediatric ECMO setting accompanied with pronounced elevation of free Hb (peak values 140-220 mg/dL) and severe hyperbilirubinemia (peak values 8-15 mg/dL) observed within the first 7 days of ECMO.
Christopher's is that more than 90 percent of infants receiving ECMO services for respiratory support at the hospital survive.
Figure-1: Portion of ECMO circuit showing the cardiotomy reservoir (used as a substitute for bladder), membrane oxygenator with built in heat exchanger and ultrafiltration filter.
Resultados experimentais com caes indicam que a ECMO possa beneficiar esses animais com afeccoes pulmonares, como trauma, edema e outras doencas que comprometam a hematose, associadas a refratariedade dos tratamentos convencionais (COSTA et al.
Bu talimatnamelerin bir kismi Ekstra Korporeal Yasam Destegi (ECMO) merkezleri, bir kismi da ECMO merkezi olmayip ihtiyac durumunda ECMO yapan merkezler icin tanimlanmistir.
discusses the recent advances and benefits of ECMO.
At this point it was decided not to start ECMO because the combination of severe and progressive haemodynamic instability with multiple organ failure suggested imminent death.