Anesthesiology 2020 05;132(5):1257-1276
From the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Göttingen Medical Center, Göttingen, Germany (M.Q., M.B., L.G.) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (R.H.B.) Perioperative Medicine and Critical Care Research Group, Southampton NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospital Southampton/University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom (M.P.W.G.) Sorbonne Université, INSERM, UMRS_1166-ICAN, Institute of Cardiometabolism and Nutrition, Paris, France (A.C.) Service of Intensive Care, Institute of Cardiology, APHP Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France (A.C.) Alma Mater Studiorum - Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Policlinico di Sant'Orsola, Bologna, Italy (M.V.R., M.B.) Department of Clinical, Integrated, and Experimental Medicine (DIMES), Respiratory and Critical Care, Sant'Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy (S.N.) Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and New York Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York (D.B.) Department of Adult Critical Care, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's Health Partners, and Division of Centre of Human Applied Physiological Sciences, King's College London, London, United Kingdom (L.C., F.V.) Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Regions Hospital and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota (J.J.M.).
This review focuses on the use of veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for respiratory failure across all blood flow ranges. Starting with a short overview of historical development, aspects of the physiology of gas exchange (i.e. Read More