8 patients had EP-initiated extracorporeal cpr (VA ECMO). 5 of these patients were discharged neurologically intact. 10 patients either had their condition improve prior to ecpr or had resuscitative efforts terminated.
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Paper by Bellezzo & Shinar: successful ECPR in the ED by ER Doctors - our one-year initial experienceSubjects: ecpr / VA ECMO
Study Type: Observational