ECMO as a rescue treatment for severe COVID-19 patients in Wuhan, China

Published: 21 April 2020| Version 3 | DOI: 10.17632/wyb73tkf9z.3
Yuan Shi,
Xiaoyang Hong


COVID-19 has spread all over the world. Moreover, COVID-19 has a high fatality. Most of severe COVID-19 patients have acute respiratory distress syndrome and need mechanical vantilation. Nevertheless, some very severe COVID-19 patients still fail to respond to the respiratory treatment. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been indicated to be rescue treatment for very severe COVID-19 patients. The dataset here comes from the hospital in Wuhan, China, organized by a rescue team of china.