Associate Professor Vincent Pellegrino, Head of the ECMO service at The Alfred ICU, discusses Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) during an in-house education session. His discussion included:
- The difficulties with ECPR definitions and selection criteria
- Approaches to ECPR, ranging from cannulation techniques and types of cannula, to role cards and the importance of teamwork
- Outcomes for ECPR and the evidence for the technique
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