The Role of Fiber in Digestive Health

The Role of Fiber in Digestive Health

Maintaining a healthy digestive system is crucial for overall well-being. Our digestive tract plays a vital role in breaking down the foods we eat, absorbing essential nutrients, and eliminating waste products. Fiber, a type of carbohydrate found in plant-based foods, is an essential component of a balanced diet that supports digestive health. In this article, … Read more

Critical care & ECMO in the era of COVID-19: why data matters

Critical care & ECMO in the era of COVID-19: why data matters! ELSO webinar, moderated by Dr. Robert Bartlett & Matt Paden, highlighting the current research underway focused on better understanding the impact of COVID-19, and the role of extracorporeal support and ICU care in patients with SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus infection. Topics & speakers: ELSO Registry … Read more

ECMO in COVID-19: What have we learned so far?

ECMO in COVID-19: What we have learned thus far? Lot of interesting topics & points of view discussed during this ELSO webinar, on April 22! Speakers & topics: Christian Bermudez & Holt Murray: regional coordination and collaboration on patients selection, cannulation, transfer, management strategies… Erik Osborn: successful ECMO support experiences, general management & procedures on … Read more

ELSO COVID-19 Guidelines

The ELSO – Extracorporeal Life Support Organization COVID-19 interim guidelines: a consensus document from an international group of interdisciplinary ECMO providers dedicated to ECLS in SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus infection related cardiopulmonary failure and applying to neonatal, pediatric, and adult patient populations. The guidelines cover 10 key areas: ECMO Organization Patient Selection and Timing of ECMO Initiation Cannulation Strategies and ECMO Initiation Ongoing Care on ECMO Weaning … Read more

ECMOCARD study, the story

The ECMOCARD Study first steps, trying to understand provide best care to COVID-19 patients who need critical care in ICU, from local outbreaks of Novel Coronavirus, to global pandemics of SARS-CoV-2. December, 26 2019: 4 unusual cases of pneumonia reported at HICWH Hospital in Wuhan, China; on January, 21 2020, first draft: ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation … Read more

ELSO COVID-19 Dashboard

The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization – ELSO COVID-19 Dashboard is now live! We are asking centers Worldwide to support us capture vital informations to assist in the fight against SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus: here a video with easy step-by-step instructions on how to quickly add data into the Registry! Key takeaways: Non-ELSO Centers contact [email protected] for CenterID and login Remember all … Read more

The power of connection

The power of connection: at a time when social distancing is a universal necessity, connecting as a healthcare community has never been so vitally important to keeping our patients & colleagues safe. This ELSO webinar focused on sharing experiences from around the globe that are currently in the surge phase. Highlights: Pearls from a COVID-19 … Read more

ECMOCARD study update

In a time of global crisis, global collaboration is essential: join & support ECMOCARD Study: how to provide best care to COVID-19 patients who need critical care in ICU? In the pictures, some of the international collaborators of ECMOCARD & updated active sites map! All ECMOCARD Trial Documents available on the ELSO website Any question?? … Read more

Current situation of ECMO use in Japan for COVID-19 associated ARDS

Current situation of ECMO use in Japan for COVID-19 associated ARDS: second ELSO webinar focused on the use of ECLS during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemics, run on March 30th. Highlights: case presentation of patient from Diamond Princess cruise ship requiring ECLS transport of patients on extracorporeal support coagulopathy on ECMO & more… Here full video, and the slides, available for … Read more

Preparing to support COVID-19 patients on ECMO

First Extracorporeal Life Support Organization webinar dedicated to the role of extracorporeal support in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection, speakers: Michael A. Matthay, MD Departments of Medicine & Anesthesia Cardiovascular Research Institute University of California, San Francisco Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – with Special Reference to COVID-19 A/Prof Kiran Shekar, Adult Intensive Care Services and Critical … Read more