ECMO support in patients who are awake and nonintubated represents a promising bridging strategy, which should be further evaluated to determine its role in patients with end-stage lung disease awaiting LuTx.
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr;185(7):763-8
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