Title

The Year in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Selected Highlights From 2021

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

3-4-2022

Journal

Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia

DOI

10.1053/j.jvca.2022.03.002

Keywords

COVID-19; ECLS; ECMO; extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation; extracorporeal life support; extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Abstract

This review summarizes the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) or extracorporeal life support literature published in 2021. This Selected Highlights article is not intended to be an exhaustive review of the literature, but rather a summarizing of key themes that developed in the ECMO literature during 2021. The primary topics presented include the following: ECMO for coronavirus disease 2019, extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation, periprocedural cardiopulmonary support with ECMO, and anticoagulation for ECMO.

Department

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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