ActivMix Enhances CO2 Removal in the Hemolung RAS

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ECCO2R effectiveness is more than blood flow and membrane surface area.  The Hemolung RAS was built for safe, simple, and effective ECCO2R by implementing ActivMix in the Hemolung RAS Cartridge.  ActivMix allows high-efficiency gas exchange at the boundary layers causing Taylor Vortices to develop that significantly enhance gas exchange with low blood flow and small membrane surface area.  … Continued

Online Course: Introduction to Respiratory Dialysis

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You can now view all three Respiratory Dialysis webinars presented by ECCO2R expert Dr. Vito Fanelli. Dr. Fanelli is an assistant professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Turin. Part 1: Physiology of Extracorporeal CO2 Removal Part 2: Applications in Acute Exacerbation of COPD Part 3: ECCO2R in ARDS

Updates on Respiratory Dialysis – October 2014

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The latest news and developments related to extracorporeal CO2 removal and the Hemolung RAS. New Case Report: Use of Respiratory Dialysis to Enable Lung Protective Ventilation in a Patient with Moderate ARDS due to Crush Syndrome from a Mining Accident A 41 year old male copper mine worker who developed moderate acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) … Continued

Use of Respiratory Dialysis to Enable Lung Protective Ventilation in a Patient with Moderate ARDS due to Crush Syndrome from a Mining Accident: A case report

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Dr. Jakub Smiechowicz, Dr. Barbara Barteczko Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland This report describes the case of a 41 year old male copper mine worker who developed moderate acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) after being crushed and buried by falling stones in a mine accident. The patient became septic and difficult to … Continued

Updates on Respiratory Dialysis – September 2014

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The latest news and developments related to extracorporeal CO2 removal and the Hemolung RAS. Opportunities for ECCO2R Education ESICM Pre-Course: Fundamentals of Extracorporeal CO2 Removal Sunday 28 September 2014 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM Hotel Barceló Atenea Mar, Barcelona Join us for this special pre-ESICM educational event in Barcelona! “Fundamentals of Extracorporeal CO2 Removal (ECCO2R)” will address practical questions about ECCO2R … Continued

Updates on Extracorporeal CO2 Removal – June 2014

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The latest news and developments related to extracorporeal CO2 removal and the Hemolung RAS. Hemolung RAS Recipient of Gold Award at Medical Design Excellence Awards The Hemolung RAS has won the Gold Award in the Critical-Care and Emergency Medicine Category of the 17th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition. The announcement was recently made during … Continued

Use of the Hemolung RAS to enable lung protective ventilation in a prior lung transplant patient unable to be extubated following orthopedic surgery: A case report

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Susanne Ilkjær, MD, PhD, Reinholdt H. Jensen, MD, and Elisabeth Eggen Århus University Hospital, Skejby, Denmark The need to facilitate lung protective ventilation is most commonly associated with the treatment of patients with ARDS, however, there are a many unique cases of acute respiratory failure where lung protective ventilation is necessary but made difficult by retention of … Continued