When is extracorporeal life support indicated in the treatment of status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Mikkelsen and colleagues reported the successful use of extracorporeal life support in patients with status asthmaticus and severe secondary asphyxia in any patient who otherwise was not responsive to aggressive pulmonary support. [53]


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