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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Tree Number(s)
E02.880.301
E04.292.451
Unique ID
D015199
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015199
Scope Note
Application of a life support system that circulates the blood through an oxygenating system, which may consist of a pump, a membrane oxygenator, and a heat exchanger. Examples of its use are to assist victims of SMOKE INHALATION INJURY; RESPIRATORY FAILURE; and CARDIAC FAILURE.
Entry Term(s)
ECLS Treatment
ECMO Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
ECMO Treatment
Extracorporeal Life Support
Oxygenation, Extracorporeal Membrane
Venoarterial ECMO
Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Venovenous ECMO
Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
NLM Classification #
WG 168.5
Previous Indexing
Extracorporeal Circulation (1971-1988)
Oxygenators, Membrane (1971-1988)
See Also
Oxygenators, Membrane
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/04/23
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Preferred
Venoarterial ECMO Narrower
Venovenous ECMO Narrower
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