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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation - A Bridge to Life in COVID-19 Complicated Pregnancy

Ramitha Ramachandran, Manjush Karthika, Suresh G. Nair

Keywords : Coronavirus disease-2019, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, pregnancy

Citation Information : Ramachandran R, Karthika M, Nair SG. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation - A Bridge to Life in COVID-19 Complicated Pregnancy. Indian J Respir Care 2022; 11 (3):270-273.

DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_59_22

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; Indian Journal of Respiratory Care.


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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