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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 270-273

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation – A bridge to life in COVID-19 complicated pregnancy

1 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala, India
2 Department of Health and Medical Sciences, Khawarizmi International College, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Dr. Suresh G Nair
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_59_22

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The utility of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has gained significant attention over the past 25 years. ECMO has revolutionized the management of patients with refractory cardiac and respiratory complications in critically ill patients. We herewith present a case of a 26-year-old pregnant female patient with coronavirus disease-2019 and refractory hypoxemia, who was managed successfully on ECMO.

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