Posts by Jonah Rubin, MD
Case Series: ECMO for Myositis-Associated Rapidly Progressive Interstitial Lung Disease
Based on the largest case series to date, Massachusetts General Hospital physicians recommend continued consideration of extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to recovery or transplant in patients with confirmed or suspected myositis-associated rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease.
ECMO for COVID-19 (Part II)
ECMO, used since the 1970s, experienced a resurgence during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic and recently has become an established rescue intervention for ARDS.
ECMO for COVID-19 (Part I)
Many people are saying...FLARE should discuss ECMO.
Unconventional Ventilation Strategies Not Recommended for COVID-19–Related ARDS
Massachusetts General Hospital researchers explain that neither airway pressure release ventilation nor high-frequency oscillatory ventilation has been shown to improve mortality for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.
APRV and HFOV in COVID-19
Many people are saying...it's time to revive outdated modes of ventilation such as APRV and HFOV for COVID-19 associated ARDS.