October 20, 2016


ECLAIR STUDY: Avoiding invasive MV with ECCO2R?

ICM Pulse – September 2016

Let’s explore the feasibility and safety of avoiding invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) by using extracorporeal CO2 removal (ECCO2R) in ICU patients in this short video summary from ICM…

Braune, S., Sieweke, A., Brettner, F. et al. The feasibility and safety of extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal to avoid intubation in patients with COPD unresponsive to noninvasive ventilation for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure (ECLAIR study): multicentre case–control study. Intensive Care Med 42, 1437–1444 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-016-4452-y

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