Title: Prolonged venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after transplantation restores functional integrity of severely injured lung allografts and prevents the development of pulmonary graft failure in a pig model
Authors: Lang, Gyoergy ×
Aigner, Clemens
Winkler, Guenther
Shkirdladze, Keso
Wisser, Wilfried
Dekan, Gerhard
Tamura, Masaya
Heinze, Georg
Van Raemdonck, Dirk
Klepetko, Walter #
Issue Date: Jun-2009
Publisher: Mosby-elsevier
Series Title: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery vol:137 issue:6 pages:1493-1498
Abstract: Objective: Prolonged venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support during transplantation provides reduction of pulmonary artery flow and allows for protective ventilation. This approach might have the potential to restore function of lungs that would be unsuitable for transplantation.
ISSN: 0022-5223
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Thoracic Surgery
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