Short Term Support for Failing Patients: Role of VV and VA ECMO

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00

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Francis Pagani, MD, PhD • University of Michigan

David Baran, MD • Sentara Heart Hospital

After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe appropriate clinical use including and understand the indications and contraindications for use of VV or VA ECMO.
  2. Understand the hemodynamic effects of ECMO support and impact on left ventricular emptying and its potential for vascular complications.
  3. Understand the general technology of the ECMO circuit.
  4. Describe benefits and limitations relative to other forms of temporary mechanical circulatory support.
Francis Pagani, MD, PhD
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