LVAD and ECMO for Heart Failure – Best Explained by Dr. Amit Chaudhary of AIMS, Faridabad

LVAD and ECMO for Heart Failure – Best Explained by Dr. Amit Chaudhary of AIMS, Faridabad

Dr. Amit Chaudhary, a Cardiac Surgeon associated with Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad, is explaining about LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device) and ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) for heart failure in India. He is a member of European Society of Thoracic Surgeons and Indian Association of Cardiovascular- Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS). Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) […]

ECMO – WVU Medicine Health Report

ECMO – WVU Medicine Health Report

What if your loved one is literally suffocating – from lung disease, or even from severe influenza? What can doctors do to get oxygen into their body when their own lungs aren’t able to do it? In that desperate situation, there’s ECMO. WVU Medicine’s John Phillips and thoracic surgeon Jeremiah Hayanga explain a technique regularly […]

Saving Lives with ECMO: The Lung Rescue Program at Penn Medicine

Saving Lives with ECMO: The Lung Rescue Program at Penn Medicine

The Penn Lung Rescue program provides our region with expanded access to Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), a lifesaving treatment option for patients with acute respiratory failure. Many patients with severe respiratory insufficiency may be too unstable to transport. The Penn Lung Rescue team was specifically designed to be mobile — meaning they can come directly […]