EDUCATIONAL ARTICLES + TRIALS
BA, G. P., MD, N. C., PhD, S. W. K., & PhD, H. H. M. (2015). Simple new risk score model for adult cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: simple cardiac ECMO score. The Journal of Surgical Research, 198(2), 273–279. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2015.04.044
Stub, D., Bernard, S., Pellegrino, V., Smith, K., Walker, T., Sheldrake, J., et al. (2014). Refractory cardiac arrest treated with mechanical CPR, hypothermia, ECMO and early reperfusion (the CHEER trial). Resuscitation, 1–7. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.09.010
Johnson, N. J., Acker, M., Hsu, C. H., Desai, N., Vallabhajosyula, P., Lazar, S., et al. (2014). Extracorporeal life support as rescue strategy for out-of-hospital and emergency department cardiac arrest. Resuscitation, 85(11), 1527–1532. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.08.028
Sakamoto, T., Morimura, N., Nagao, K., Asai, Y., Yokota, H., Nara, S., et al. (2014). Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation versus conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation in adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a prospective observational study. Resuscitation, 85(6), 762–768. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.01.031
Mosier JM, Kelsey M, Raz Y, et al. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for critically ill adults in the emergency department: history, current applications, and future directions. Critical care (London, England) 2015;19:1-8.
The Extracorpoeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) is an established international body that provides guidelines, education and a data registry for patients supported with extracorporeal life support (ECLS)/extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). We strongly encourage membership in this organization.
PROTOCOLS & DOCUMENTS
For centers interested in starting or who are in the beginning states of eCPR / ED ECMO Programs, we want to provide our protocol and related documents as a resource.