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Updates on extracorporeal life support in the world and challenges in Turkey [Anatol J Cardiol]
Anatol J Cardiol. 2013; 13(6): 580-588 | DOI: 10.5152/akd.2013.182  

Updates on extracorporeal life support in the world and challenges in Turkey

Sertaç Haydin1, Akif Ündar2
1İstanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Göğüs ve Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kalp Damar Kliniği, İstanbul-Türkiye
2Department of Pediatrics, Surgery and Bioengineering, Penn State Hershey Pediatric Cardiovascular Research Center, Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, Hershey-USA

Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) is instituted for the management of life threatening pulmonary or cardiac failure (or both), when no other form of treatment has been or is likely to be successful. It has being used in developed countries for many years. ECLS has come into practice for a while in Turkey, in order to ECLS recommendations. However, most of them are postcardiotomy cases. However, this therapeutic option has more indications including its reason that brought it into practice. All equipment of the system has being changed with the developing technology. The aim of this paper is to point out this modality, to introduce equipment, and to give information about organization and management to bring this therapeutic option in Turkey in order.

Keywords: Extracorporeal life support, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, extracorporeal life support organisation, perfusion, pediatriccardiac surgery, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannulei


Sertaç Haydin, Akif Ündar. Updates on extracorporeal life support in the world and challenges in Turkey. Anatol J Cardiol. 2013; 13(6): 580-588


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