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Mesh term Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

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Extracorporeal Circulation
Respiratory Therapy


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.

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