Extracorporeal CO2 Removal – For Severe ARDS Patient

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  • Lectures
    1 Video
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What you'll learn

Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a severe life-threatening condition characterized by severe hypoxemia. This may be due to pulmonary gas exchange failure and was first recognized in the 1960s by Ashbaugh et al. read more »»

It is undergoing intensive research in the past few decades to understand its pathogenesis and therapies since its first description. Current therapies include Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, which is an advanced circulatory and ventilatory support system and is used to salvage patients with refractory hypoxemia when the conventional treatment fails. The extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal concept is also used in ARDS patients as an integrated tool with conventional ventilation and plays a role in adjusting respiratory acidosis. Learn more in this expert speaker presentation Designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • Budding pulmonologists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH graduates
  • People interested in exploring new technologies in Medicine

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • A case of severe ARDS
  • Management options
  • Extracorporeal CO2 removal concept and how it helped for early recovery of the patient


Dr. Niranjan Panigrahi

Consultant, Critical Care Medicine, Apollo Hospital


Consultant, Critical Care Medicine, Apollo Hospital

For: intermediates

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