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UPenn Research Breakthrough Finds New Role For ECMO

Posted by Jennifer Nieuwkerk on Mon, May 20, 2013

A new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has findings that suggest a new way ECMO, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, can help treat patients with shock and cardiac arrest. ECMO has been used in the past during cardiac surgeries as a way to replace patients’ heart and lung function. According to Health Canal, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have made a breakthrough in using this intervention to save the lives of patients who are unable to be resuscitated.

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