ASAIO J 2017 Jan 19. Epub 2017 Jan 19.
* Department of Internal Medicine V - Pneumology, Allergology and Critical Care Medicine, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Germany † Department of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Perfusion, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Germany ‡ Maquet Clinical Concepts, MaquetGetinge Group, Rastatt, Germany § Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany ¶ Kliniken Maria Hilf, Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology and Critical Care Medicine, Mönchengladbach, Germany.
Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) is increasingly considered a viable therapeutic approach in the management of hypercapnic lung failure in order to avoid intubation or to allow lung-protective ventilator settings. This study aimed to analyze efficacy and safety of a minimal-invasive ECCO2R device, the Homburg lung. The Homburg lung is a pump-driven system for veno-venous ECCO2R with ¼" tubing and a 0. Read More