ECMO

Meet Michigan Medicine: ECMO Program

April 12th, 2022

If you weren’t familiar with the term “ECMO” before March 2020, chances are you’ve heard it once or twice (or dozens of times) in the two years since then. That’s because the devastating impact of COVID-19 on respiratory, cardiovascular and other organ systems has called for more frequent use of ECMO — Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation — a last resort treatment for patients who likely would not survive without it. Click through for more on the team behind this vital life support system!

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