July 27, 2022
9 min.


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
Yale University