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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

"Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Application of a life support system that circulates the blood through an oxygenating system, which may consist of a pump, a membrane oxygenator, and a heat exchanger. Examples of its use are to assist victims of smoke inhalation injury, respiratory failure, and cardiac failure.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 445 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 46 publications in 2017
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.