Article Abstract

A novel survival prediction model of ECMO in acute respiratory distress syndrome: things to consider for optimal use

Authors: Hye Ju Yeo, Woo Hyun Cho

Abstract

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is the most severe form of acute inflammatory lung injury and is caused by various etiologies (1). Mechanical ventilation is the mainstay of supportive therapy (2). However, ventilator induced lung injury continues to be unresolved problems.