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Words related to oxygenation

the process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen

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An NHS Grampian spokeswoman confirmed: "We have used ECMO 10 times over the winter period, all for patients with flu complications.
Now the expertise of medics along with boffins from the University of Leicester and Loughborough University will help guide the study to see if speedy use of ECMO can improve patient outcomes.
ECMO is rapidly gaining recognition as a technique, which is used to save people when all other options have been exhausted.
The ECMO machine mimics a normal functioning lung allowing for gas exchange by adding oxygen and removing carbon dioxide.
Tras 5 min de parada cardiorrespiratoria el medico intensivista certifica la muerte y es ahora cuando se inicia la preservacion de los organos, conectando la ECMO para normotermia (37[degrees]C) y la despedida de la familia para el traslado a quirofano y extraccion por laparatomia de los organos abdominales.
Mechanical circulation assistance mainly includes an intra-aortic balloon pump, percutaneous cardiopulmonary support system, ECMO, and a ventricular assistance device.
An ECMO machine uses an artificial lung to oxygenate the blood outside of the body.
Su'aad al-Ismaili pointed out that the ECMO is the latest therapeutic methods that is followed on the international level in the field of acute respiratory infections treatment.
The largest series, from France, involved 11 pregnant women treated with ECMO for severe ARDS secondary to severe H1N1 influenza (PLoS One.
ECMO kanin vaskuler sistemden vucudun disina drene edilip vucudun disinda mekanik pompa vasitasiyla dolasimin saglandigi ve sonra tekrar dolasim sistemine verildigi bir kardiyopulmoner yasam destegi formudur.
The large share is attributed to rise in the increasing number of patients suffering from respiratory failure and cardiopulmonary disease, rising incidence in Chronic Obtrusive Pulmonary Diseases (COPD), increasing adoption rate of ECMO machine in hospitals, technological advancements in ECMO system, success rate of ECMO and government initiatives and growing awareness towards ECMO.
ECMO is used when a patient has a critical condition which prevents the lungs or heart from working normally.
2,3) In order to prevent activation of the hemostatic system into the circuit, unfractionated heparin (UH) is usually administered for patients on ECMO and therapeutic anticoagulation is monitored by various laboratory tests: activated clotting time, activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), anti-Xa assay, and thromboelastography.
ECMO is one of the most advanced forms of life support available to patients experiencing acute failure of the cardio-respiratory system.
ECMO is a viable option in developing countries and may help in improving the outcome especially in neonatal congenital heart disease.