Hypoxemia during veno-venous (VV) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) mandates recognition and therapeutic management. This STS 8 in 8 video identifies the basis of hypoxemia during VV-ECMO support, such as cannula recirculation and shunted blood. Viewers will also learn remediation management strategies.
Cory M. Alwardt, PhD, CCP
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Rita K. Milewski, MD, PhD, MSEd