oa Southern African Journal of Critical Care - Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in South Africa - : editorial

Volume 29, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-8264
  • E-ISSN: 2078-676X



Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is an advanced modality of life support for neonatal, paediatric and adult patients with cardiopulmonary compromise resistant to conventional critical care management. This edition of features a position statement proposing guidelines for the use of ECMO in South Africa.

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