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Emergency extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a hospital without on-site cardiac surgical facilities

EuroIntervention 2012;8:375-382. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I3A57

1. Cardiology Department, Annecy Hospital, Annecy, France; 2. Critical Care Department, Annecy Hospital, Annecy, France; 3. Mobile Intensive Care, Annecy Hospital, Annecy, France; 4. Cardiac Surgery, Grenoble University Hospital, Grenob

Aims: We report the feasibility and outcomes of emergency extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) implantation by a cardiac catheterisation team in patients in severe

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