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Descriptor English: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Descriptor Spanish: Oxigenación por Membrana Extracorpórea
Descriptor Portuguese: Oxigenação por Membrana Extracorpórea
Descriptor French: Oxygénation extracorporelle sur oxygénateur à membrane
Entry term(s): ECLS Treatment
ECLS Treatments
ECMO Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
ECMO Treatment
ECMO Treatments
ECMO, Venoarterial
ECMO, Venovenous
Extracorporeal Life Support
Extracorporeal Life Supports
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenations
Life Support, Extracorporeal
Life Supports, Extracorporeal
Membrane Oxygenation, Extracorporeal
Membrane Oxygenations, Extracorporeal
Oxygenation, Extracorporeal Membrane
Oxygenations, Extracorporeal Membrane
Support, Extracorporeal Life
Supports, Extracorporeal Life
Treatment, ECLS
Treatment, ECMO
Treatments, ECLS
Treatments, ECMO
Venoarterial ECMO
Venoarterial ECMOs
Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Venovenous ECMO
Venovenous ECMOs
Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Tree number(s): E02.880.301
E04.292.451
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015199
Scope note: Application of a life support system that circulates the blood through an oxygenating system, which may consist of a pump, a membrane oxygenator, and a heat exchanger. Examples of its use are to assist victims of SMOKE INHALATION INJURY; RESPIRATORY FAILURE; and CARDIAC FAILURE.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Extracorporeal Circulation (1971-1988)
Oxygenators, Membrane (1971-1988)
Public MeSH Note: 89
History Note: 89
Related: Oxygenators, Membrane MeSH
DeCS ID: 23632
Unique ID: D015199
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1988/04/23
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation - Preferred
Concept UI M0023354
Scope note Application of a life support system that circulates the blood through an oxygenating system, which may consist of a pump, a membrane oxygenator, and a heat exchanger. Examples of its use are to assist victims of SMOKE INHALATION INJURY; RESPIRATORY FAILURE; and CARDIAC FAILURE.
Preferred term Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Entry term(s) ECLS Treatment
ECLS Treatments
ECMO Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
ECMO Treatment
ECMO Treatments
Extracorporeal Life Support
Extracorporeal Life Supports
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenations
Life Support, Extracorporeal
Life Supports, Extracorporeal
Membrane Oxygenation, Extracorporeal
Membrane Oxygenations, Extracorporeal
Oxygenation, Extracorporeal Membrane
Oxygenations, Extracorporeal Membrane
Support, Extracorporeal Life
Supports, Extracorporeal Life
Treatment, ECLS
Treatment, ECMO
Treatments, ECLS
Treatments, ECMO
Venoarterial ECMO - Narrower
Concept UI M000731711
Preferred term Venoarterial ECMO
Entry term(s) ECMO, Venoarterial
Venoarterial ECMOs
Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Venovenous ECMO - Narrower
Concept UI M000731712
Preferred term Venovenous ECMO
Entry term(s) ECMO, Venovenous
Venovenous ECMOs
Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation



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