Safety of tracheostomy on ECMO

Tracheostomy is recommended in case of prolonged mechanical ventilation and most patients undergoing venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) will also have an indication for tracheostomy. However, there are several reports ...

Cytokine adsorption in patients on ECMO

In this prospective single-center registry we evaluated the use of cytokine adsorption in critically ill patients requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support. Sepsis but also in non-infectious conditions such as ...
Successful meeting of the German Cardiac Society

Successful meeting of the German Cardiac Society

At this year’s annual meeting of the German Cardiac Society (DGK), MD student Jessica Kowalski gained the 2nd prize at the Hans Blömer young investigator award competition. She was awarded ...