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ELSO Registry International Report

Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry International Report 2016, summarizing current information on outcomes for children and adults requiring ECMO support, using data reported to the registry, it the top cited ASAIO journal paper in 2017. ELSO periodically publishes a summary of data to help improve knowledge of outcomes and adverse events. Since the last published report in 2012, ExtraCorporeal Life Support application and centers providing/reporting ECLS have increased worldwide. Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry provide accurate representation of these and represents an important and valuable source of data that will continue to impact the use of ExtraCorporeal Life Support.

Thiagarajan RR1, Barbaro RP, Rycus PT, Mcmullan DM, Conrad SA, Fortenberry JD, Paden ML; on behalf of the ELSO member centers. Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry International Report 2016. ASAIO J. 2017 Jan/Feb;63(1):60-67. 

Paper is free open access, you can read the full text at http://bit.ly/2Ei6E1v

Extracorporeal Life Support Organization reporting centers from www.elso.org

Would you like to know more? Here the pediatric report, open access too: 

Barbaro RP, Paden ML, Guner YS, Raman L, Ryerson LM, Alexander P, Nasr VG, Bembea MM, Rycus PT, Thiagarajan RR; ELSO member centers. Pediatric Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Registry International Report 2016. ASAIO J. 2017 Jul/Aug;63(4):456-463. http://bit.ly/2snfEx0

& here the direct link to the ELSO registry (last update January 2018): International Summary is open, join ELSO for full data access! https://www.elso.org/Registry.aspx

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ELSO International Summary, Centers by year (accessed feb 2018).

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ELSO International Summary, Overall Outcomes (accessed feb 2018).


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