Method of pulmonary and membrane lung gas exchange measurement during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Robert Cilley, J. R. Wesley, J. B. Zwischenberger, J. M. Toomasian, R. H. Bartlett

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Abstract

A method for measuring simultaneous MemL and NatL gas exchange during neonatal ECMO has been described. Closed-circuit spirometry techniques were used for both measurements. This technique demonstrated minimal pulmonary gas exchange at low airway pressures prior to pulmonary recovery and measured the gas exchange of metabolism in these critically ill neonates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)525-529
Number of pages5
JournalASAIO transactions / American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
Volume32
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 1986

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  • Biophysics

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