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Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support: The US Perspective
Michael Acker of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, gives an in-depth talk on the current state of temporary mechanical circulatory support practices in the United States. Dr. Acker presents one of his ECMO cases, highlights available devices, and discusses future developments in right ventricle support.
This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs.