Extubation during Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Adults: An International Qualitative Study on Experts’ Opinions

Heart Lung. 2021 Jan 19;50(2):299-306

Highlights

  • In all, 14 adult-ECMO experts participated in four focus groups and two interviews
  • Seven themes were identified in this qualitative multidisciplinary global study.
  • Extubation during ECMO based on patient selection is recommended.
  • Extubation using an ECPG or team decision-making is recommended.