Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation vs. Partial ECCO2R with the Hemolung RAS: Complications and Invasiveness

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By ALung Technologies, Inc. Intubation and mechanical ventilation are the standard method of support for patients suffering from acute respiratory failure. However, the complications associated with intubation and mechanical ventilation are significant and potentially life-threatening. These risks are often not accounted for when considering the risk to benefit profile of using low-flow, partial ECCO2R in … Continued

Low-Flow ECCO2R for Acute Exacerbation of COPD

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By ALung Technologies, Inc. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an irreversible, progressive, lung disease caused by chronic bronchitis and emphysema, resulting in persistent expiratory airflow limitation.1 According to the World Health Organization, COPD is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide, and projected to increase by more than 30% over the next 10 years.2 Acute exacerbations are a major cause of worsened … Continued