Revised Protocol of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Lango, R., Szkulmowski, Z., Maciejewski, D., et al. (2017). Revised Protocol of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Therapy in Severe ARDS. Recommendations of the Veno-Venous ECMO Expert Panel Appointed in February 2016 by the National Consultant on Anesthesiology and Intensive Care. (Abstract only.) Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy. 49(2):88-99.
This protocol developed by an expert panel is based on a literature review and the experience of Polish treatment centers with extensive use of veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). The protocol is intended to improve treatment outcomes, expand access to ECMO where appropriate, and to avoid the use of ECMO in situations when it is unlikely to be beneficial.