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Meaning of "ECMO" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES ECMO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ECMO

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

In intensive care medicine, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation is an extracorporeal technique of providing both cardiac and respiratory support oxygen to patients whose heart and lungs are so severely diseased or damaged that they can no longer serve their function. Initial cannulation of a patient receiving ECMO is performed by a surgeon or anaesthetist and maintenance of the patient is the responsibility of the Perfusionist or ECMO Specialist who gives 24/7 monitoring care for the duration of the ECMO treatment.

Definition of ECMO in the English dictionary

The definition of ECMO in the dictionary is extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a method of life support used to oxygenate the blood in newborn babies with lung failure, using a machine incorporating membranes that are impermeable to blood but permeable to oxygen and carbon dioxide.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ECMO

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WORDS THAT END LIKE ECMO

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WMO

Synonyms and antonyms of ECMO in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «ECMO» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ECMO

Find out the translation of ECMO to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ECMO from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ECMO» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

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1,325 millions of speakers

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570 millions of speakers

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510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ECMO
380 millions of speakers
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280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ЭМО
278 millions of speakers

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270 millions of speakers

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260 millions of speakers

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220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

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190 millions of speakers

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180 millions of speakers

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130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

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85 millions of speakers

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80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

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75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

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75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

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70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

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65 millions of speakers

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50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ЕМО
40 millions of speakers

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ECMO
30 millions of speakers
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ECMO
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

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14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

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Trends of use of ECMO

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ECMO»

The term «ECMO» is regularly used and occupies the 56.011 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ECMO» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ECMO

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ECMO»

Discover the use of ECMO in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ECMO and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Manual of Neonatal Care
The patient's total cardiac output (CO) is the sum of the native CO and the pump flow generated by the circuit: COtotal = COnative + COcircuit C. Venovenous (VV) ECMO. VV ECMO supports only the respiratory system and is indicated for ...
John P. Cloherty, Eric C. Eichenwald, Anne R. Hansen, 2012
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Advanced Therapy in Cardiac Surgery
These reports support the concept that pediatric cardiac patients who suffer cardiac arrest are often salvageable and deserve an aggressive approach with prompt institution of ECMO if conventional resuscitative measures fail. Rapid institution ...
Edward D. Verrier, 2003
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Cardiothoracic Critical Care
outdated and had complication rates considerably higher than those reported recently by high-volume ECMO centers. Currently, a well-designed randomized trial of ECMO in adults with acute respiratory failure (the CESAR trial: ...
‎2007
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Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Principles and Practice
(5%) I TABLE 7 Complications of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO ) in Adult Patients with Respiratory Failure Approximate Incidence Mechanical complications • Cannula problems • Oxygenator failure • Pump failure ...
Glenn P. Gravlee, 2008
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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science And Clinical ...
Another recently identified problem with ECMO, especially during prolonged runs , is heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) [45,46]. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia should be suspected in any patient receiving heparin who develops a ...
Derek S. Wheeler, Hector R. Wong, Thomas P. Shanley, 2007
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Handbook of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine
Blood Bank Support for ECMO Programs The blood bank plays two roles in supporting the needs of ECMO patients: providing blood products for the initiation of ECMO support and providing blood products for the ongoing needs of a patient  ...
Christopher D. Hillyer, Christopher Hillyer, Ronald Strauss, 2004
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Moss and Adams' Heart Disease in Infants, Children, and ...
Bridge to cardiac transplantation Support during high-risk procedures Year FIGURE 21.2 Cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) volume and survival over time. The use of cardiac ECMO in the United States has increased ...
Hugh D. Allen, 2008
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Mechanical Ventilation: Clinical Applications and ...
As it passes through the ECMO system, the blood is exposed to a large surface area, resulting in significant heat loss. Therefore all ECMO systems use a heat exchanger. ECMO heat exchangers consist of stainless steel tubes enclosed in a  ...
Peter Papadakos, 2007
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Encyclopedia of Imaging
There are many imaging methods used in ECMO — most of the imaging needs to be performed at the patients' bedside, as it is difficult and dangerous to transport these critically ill patients to the imaging suite. The role of imaging includes: ...
Albert L. Baert, 2007
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Pediatric Surgery: Diagnosis and Management
the increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage in ECMO patients. Neurologic complications including intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), infarct and stroke, and seizures can occur with an overall incidence of 20–25%. Seizures are widely ...
Prem Puri, Michael E. Höllwarth, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ECMO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ECMO is used in the context of the following news items.
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Aria's Fight: Little Girl, Family Praying for Heart Transplant
On June 7th, the little girl went into heart failure, so doctors placed her on an ECMO machine to bypass her heart and lungs. Three days later ... «WDIO-TV, Jul 15»
2
224 burn victims still in critical condition
Meanwhile, four of the patients have been put on Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), a form of partial cardiopulmonary bypass ... «Focus Taiwan News Channel, Jul 15»
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2015] EWHC 1920 …
Other examples of particularly high impact treatments include ECMO, renal dialysis and, sometimes, intensive chemotherapy.” [42] Dr E ... «Family Law, Jul 15»
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Pediatric pulmonary hypertension, a growing healthcare burden
Children with CHDs were more likely to require cardiac catheterization, surgery, ECMO, longer lengths of stay and ultimately, greater hospital ... «2 Minute Medicine, Jul 15»
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Dardanelle woman waiting for heart, lungs
She is on an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, machine, which pumps and oxygenates her blood. It is giving her heart and ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
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184 burn patients in critical condition: Taiwan health ministry
... been deteriorating and the patient has been put on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a form of partial cardiopulmonary bypass ... «WantChinaTimes, Jul 15»
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High-tech machine at Vanderbilt helps save teen's life
Twenty-five years ago, Dr. John Pietsch brought a program called ECMO, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, to Vanderbilt. «WSMV Nashville, Jun 15»
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Toddler spends 2nd birthday with CHLA doctors who saved her life
For 15 days, Haven relied on ECMO to be her lungs. Through a tube, blood was transported out of her body into the machine where it was ... «WTVD-TV, Jun 15»
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New lungs, new life
ECMO is a life-support system. Oxygen-depleted blood from the patient flows through the machine where it gets re-oxygenated and sent back to the body. «Scope, Jun 15»
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Toddler Fighting For Life
Michael was hooked to an ECMO machine inside the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The two tubes in Michael get the blood out, then pump it ... «WOWT, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ecmo [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ecmo>. Dec 2023 ».
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