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Extracorporeal circulation

April 18, 2024
This study aimed to describe the use of perioperative mechanical circulatory support (MCS) and its impact on outcomes in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy undergoing surgical revascularization.
January 11, 2024
In this article, the author describes three patients who had undergone previous mitral and aortic valve replacement, experiencing cardiogenic shock due to valve dysfunction. The initial evaluation demonstrated that the patients were deemed inoperable based on risk score calculations.
November 16, 2023
Patients younger than nineteen years old were included in a study developed to gain a better understanding of pediatric patients supported with ventricular assist devices (VADs). The authors found that illness at VAD implantation, diagnosis, and strategy of support affect survival and differ by device type.
November 16, 2023
ECMOSARS registry data was used to describe the characteristics and outcomes of COVID-19 patients undergoing either veno-arterial (VA) or veno-arterial venous (VAV) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
November 6, 2023
An elegant and surprisingly easily read cohort study of mechanical destruction of platelets in ECMO circuits that parallels what we already know in pumps for full cardiopulmonary bypass. The authors propose a biomarker as a target for thrombotic modulation .
July 17, 2023
Do you have unanswered questions or underlying concerns regarding the discussion that took place during the ASAIO Journal and CTSNet webinar, “Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR): Building the Team for Success”? We’ve got you covered! For a total of 15 questions asked by the live audience, please refer to the below questions and answers that came up during the ASAIO Webinar, edited for length and clarity.
July 14, 2023
The ASAIO Journal joined CTSNet in broadcasting a webinar on the developing cardiac care topic, “Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR): Building the Team for Success.” Helmed by ASAIO editor in chief Mark S. Slaughter, the webinar explored this CPR method with the expert perspectives of panelists Jeffrey E. Keenan, Brittany A. Zwischenberger, and Jason W. Smith.
June 12, 2023
This video shows a quick, safe, and reproducible technique for percutaneous SVC cannulation without using dilators, and decannulation without using manual compression.
May 2, 2023
An interview with the winner of the 2022 Resident Video Competition.