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Prone positioning during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with severe ARDS


Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: Among 170 patients primarily with COVID-19–related severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) supported by venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO), prone positioning compared with supine positioning did not significantly reduce time to successful weaning of ECMO. 

Authors: Matthieu Schmidt, M.D., of the Sorbonne Université in Paris, is the corresponding author.

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Media advisory: This study is being released to coincide with presentation at the Critical Care Canada Forum 2023.

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