Autori: Žiga Vrhovnik

Ustanova zaposlenja: SLOVENIA

Ključne riječi: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, patient, intensive care unit

Kongres/Simpozij: ”5. Međunarodni kongres HDMSARIST-a” i ”8. Međunarodni kongres WFCCN-a”

Mjesto i vrijeme održavanja: Šibenik, 12.-15. travnja 2012. godine

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support as one of the newer forms of treatment of adult patients in Slovenia is presented in the paper. It is a mechanical heart and/or lung support, which was first used in 2010 in Department of intensive internal medicine in University Medical Center Ljubljana.