ECMO: Who is the right patient?

Dr. Susan Wilcox, medical director of the medical ICU at Leahy Hospital, delves into ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) and its applications, emphasizing that ideal candidates are typically relatively healthy individuals with isolated single organ injuries. Nonetheless, she acknowledges the rarity of finding textbook-perfect candidates.

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