Amazing Facts About ECMO Technique in Treatment of Heart And Lung Related Health Issueshttp://www.hhs.gov/
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
(ECMO) is a technique of providing both cardiac and respiratory support to persons whose heart and lungs are unable to provide an adequate amount of gas exchange to sustain life.
This is used in case of Heart and Lung malfunction or related health problems.
This technique ensures blood of the patient is taken out and oxygenated and put back into the patient.
Long term usage of ECMO can lead to infection or bleeding which can affect he patient.