By the EDECMO Hosts - Drs. Joe Bellezzo, Zack Shinar, & Scott Weingart
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EDECMO.org is a non-commercial source to discover the life-saving potential of resuscitative extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ecmo) and extra-corporeal life support (ecls). We will teach you the skills and break down the logistics to allow resuscitationists to initiate ECMO in the ED or ICU.
||CleanEDECMO 48: When Should I Transport a Cardiac Arrest?||This part two of August 2018. We are now tackling the difficult question of when to transport cardiac arrests if I have ECMO available? Brian Grunau is an expert in this question. Brian has become a giant in the world of ECMO. His research,||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 47: ECMO Donazione: Organ Transplantation with Velia Antonini||Over this last year we have had episodes on organ donation and decision to transport. This month we are revisiting two topics with two amazing people in two separate episodes. Here, I interviewed Velia Marta Antonini.||8/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 46: Wire Assistant||Well, it only took us seven years to figure this one out. The wire assistant has been the key advancement of 2018 for placement of ECMO cannulas. In this episode, Zack and Joe talk through this process after an interview with Alyssa Baldini.||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 45: ECMO in Sepsis||In this episode, Zack talks with Heidi Dalton about ECMO use in Sepsis. This is another controversial area with pediatric literature showing strong results while the adult results have been less impressive.||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoEDECMO Crash Episode – Demetris Yannopoulos on ECPR-the Minneapolis Way||Yanno on ECPR||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 44: Bob Bartlett: Peristaltic Pumps, Hollow Fibers, and the History of ECMO||In this episode, Zack interviews Bob Bartlett from the University of Michigan. He is truly the godfather of ECMO and has revolutionized the world with his leadership and innovation. They discuss the history of ECMO and roller pumps and bubble oxygen||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 43: The Cutdown||In this episode, Alice Hutin of the Paris SAMU talks about the modified cutdown approach to cannula insertion. She is an emergency physician who is one of four physicians who take call on the pre-hospital ECMO ambulance.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 42: Organ Transplantation On ECMO||In this episode, we tackle the subject of organ transplantation on ECMO. 2017 featured several articles showing the efficacy of ECMO for organ transplantation. In Italy, 56% of total potential patients were successfully transplanted.||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 41 – The 3 Stages of ECPR – Diane’s Story||In this episode Zack and Joe discuss the 3-stages of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) - or put another way, this is how to start Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR) in the Emergency Department (ED).||12/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 40: EROCA – The trial that asks “Should ER Docs Initiate ECPR?”||EROCA – University of Michigan – Gunnerson/Shinar Should Emergency Physicians initiate ECMO on arresting patients? That is the question that Kyle Gunnerson from the University of Michigan (UMich) is asking with their new trial – EROCA.||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 39: Who Do We Put On ECMO? – New Data on Prognostics||In this episode Zack interviews the first authors of the three biggest papers this year dealing with the question of “Who should I put on ECMO?” Guillaume Debaty of Grenoble, France published a paper outlining what prognostic factors are important||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrash Episode: Iowa OHCA ECMO Save – with Andrew Karl Terry||Mini episode - This is a great example of where a little persistence with your colleagues can help save someone's life. Dr. Andrew Karl Terry, having had only limited exposure to ECMO, was able to encourage his Cardiologists to put a witnessed VF pati||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 38 – ECMO and Trauma – with Pal Ager-Wick and Magnus Larsson||This episode is all about ECMO in trauma - not the usual ARDS, TRALI VV-ECMO - we’re talking about VA ECMO for the acutely dying trauma patient. Zack interviews Pål Ager-Wick from Tromso Norway, and Magnus Larsson from the Karolinska Institute in Sto||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 37 – Nate’s Story||Jake is an Emergency Physician from Santa Cruz California whose interest in resuscitation was put to the fullest test when his own son had a cardiac arrest. This is the amazing retelling of that day in November when what Jake learned in an EDECMO works.||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrash Episode – MicroDissection of Yannopoulos’ ECMO Method||The University of Minnesota Cath Lab Cannulation Method||7/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 36 – Crushing the Nihilism of Cardiac Arrest – with Demetris Yannopoulos||In this podcast episode, Zack interviews Demetri Yannopoulos from the University of Minnesota. Demetri has organized Minneapolis into arguably the most impressive ECPR city in the world. He has changed the mindset of out of hospital refractory ventricu.||6/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 35 – REBOA REVISITED!||REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta) is used to gain proximal control over non-compressible hemorrhage below the diaphragm. In this episode, Zack takes a deep dive into REBOA implementation, physiology,||4/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 34 – The Day After REANIMATE – with Dr. Sean Deitch||In this episode, Joe talks with Dr. Sean Deitch, a non-academic Emergency Physician practicing in San Diego, California. Dr. Deitch attended REANIMATE 3 - which just finished 2 weeks ago...and has an amazing story to tell.||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 33a – “Bringing Down the House” by Zack Shinar (from RESUSfest 2016)||In this episode of the EDECMO podcast, Zack describes how to use the concept of 'TEAM PLAY", much like the gang from the classic novel "Bringing Down the House" by Ben Mezrich, to optimize outcomes after cardiac arrest....with, or without, ECPR.||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 32 – Archimedes Screw: Is Impella the Future of Mechanical Circulatory Support?||In this episode we explore two very different applications of the Impella® device - a percutaneously-placed temporary ventricular assist device (VAD) sold by Abiomed (no financial disclosures). These VADs work by the use of a micro-axillary pump which||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 31 – Anaphylaxis & Epi-Pens. Are we ready for VV-ECMO in the Emergency Department?||Here is a case of a young man who presented to the Emergency Department with profound anaphylaxis. This was a "CAN Intubate/CAN'T VENTILATE" scenario: - Max Epinephrine Max antihistamines Max steroids Max ventilator What options do you have?||10/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 30 – Post-Arrest ECMO Critical Care Management with Deirdre Murphy||Post Pump Crit Care||9/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 29 – ECMO in Hypothermic Cardiac Arrest – with Torvind Naesheim of Norway||Joe interviews Torvind Naesheim, an intensivist and cardiothoracic anesthesiologist from Norway, on the management of accidental hypothermic arrest using ECMO||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 28 – The University of Utah EDECMO Experience and the ERECT Collaborative||Zack talks with the ED ECMO team from the University of Utah about how they established their ECPR program.||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 27 – A Real-World Case of a Crashing Multi-Drug OD Patient Saved with ED ECMO||This is a real-world case of a multi-drug overdosed patient that would have died without ECMO. We talk about ECMO being a bridge to an intervention. Well, sometimes ECMO is a bridge to metabolism of drug/med that they OD'd on.||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 26 – “ECPR is a Step Too Far” – Ho vs. Bellezzo: a SMACCback Chicago Cage Match||Are you ready for this rumble in the urban jungle?? Chris Ho vs Joe Bellezzo in the no holds barred debate about whether ECMO CPR is a step too far? The next cage match from SMACC Chicago.||3/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 25.5 – (Part 2) an EDECMO short with Jim Manning – on location with the SAMU pre-hospital ECMO team in France||In followup to our discussion with Jim Manning MD (@JManning_UNC) and Lionel Lamhaut (@LionelLamhaut) MD of the Service d’Aide Médicale Urgente (SAMU) for EDECMO Episode 25, the guys spent the last few days 'just hanging out in Paris."||11/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 25 – ‘Ze ECMO TEAM.’ Manning and Lamhaut: Updates on ECMO, the new 7F REBOA Catheter, and Pre-hospital ECMO in France||In this episode, Zack interviews Jim Manning MD (University of North Carolina) and Dr. Lionel Lamhaut from the famed French SAMU (Service d'Aide Médicale Urgente). REBOA. SAAP. Pre-Hospital ECMO. Its all here.||11/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|29||CleanVideoThe Rat Pack: Another Year of EDECMO (2014/2015) – Video||The Rat Pack: The Last Year of EDECMO!||10/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 24 – Weaning VA-ECMO, with Deirdre Murphy||In this episode, Zack and Joe talk with Deirdre Murphy, the Deputy Director of the ICU, director of the cardiothoracic ICU at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. The Alfred has put itself on the map in so many ways over the past decade.||9/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 23 – ORNATO LIVES! – How ECMO Saved a Pillar of Resuscitation||Joe Ornato, a pillar in the world of resuscitation, suffered a massive PE and arrested upon arrival to the Virginia Commonwealth University Emergency Department in April 2015. How it all unfolded is amazing. Listen to this episode to hear the details..||7/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 22 – Managing the Crashing Tox Patient with ECMO – with Leon Gussow & Steve Aks from The Poison Review||In this episode Scott, Zack and Joe were all in the same room...in a conference room at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - where we were doing ECPR studies in an animal model of cardiac arrest with Jim Manning.||6/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|33||CleanVideoREANIMATE SAN DIEGO 2016: February 25-26, 2016||REANIMATE is a 2-day conference that will teach you everything about Resuscitative ECMO and Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR). The conference will be hosted by Zack Shinar, Scott Weingart, and Joe Bellezzo||5/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 21- The Vienna Project: A Randomized-Controlled Trial of ECPR for Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest||In this episode Zack talks with Dr. Schoeber about their newest endeavor, the holy grail: a randomized-controlled trial comparing "Load & Go" (transporting OHCA patients to the ED immediately for consideration of ECMO) vs.||5/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 20 – The Golden Hour & the Rule of 3’s: Optimizing the Critical First Hour on Heart-Lung Bypass||In this episode, Joe talks about that first critical hour on Heart-Lung Bypass. What are the most common and critical clinical scenarios that the ECMO operator faces in that first hour on pump? Listen to this episode to find out.||4/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|36||CleanVideoECMO Simulation Model Built by Zack!!||Using parts purchased at Home Depot, Zack took apart a Tall Paul Anatomy Mannequin and built the whole thing from scratch. This is how it went down!||3/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 19 – ECPR for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Japanese-Style!||Tetsuya Sakamoto is the principal investigator of a multi-center prospective observational study that was just recently published in the journal Resuscitation: Resuscitation. 2014 Jun;85(6):762-8. Zack and Joe met with Dr.||2/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 18 – Remote Ischemic Conditioning – with Graham Nichol||In this episode Zack & Joe talk with Graham Nichol about how to use remote ischemic conditioning to reduce ischemia-reperfusion injury after cardiac arrest.||1/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEM:RAP Mini – Zack & Joe recap AHA 2014: ‘bleeding edge’ interventions in the ED||In this short segment that was generously produced and offered by the EM:RAP team, Zack and Joe recap some the the big topics from the American Heart Association 2014 conference in Chicago.||12/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEDECMO 17 – The Reanimateur: Lionel Lamhaut on Pre-Hospital ECPR||In this episode Zack talks with Lionel Lamhaut, a physician who is heading up their pre-hospital ECMO program. Yes, they are really doing ECMO in the field.||12/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Excited to be part of this!
I have had the opportunity to work in numerous ERs from Midwest, East coast, and Southern California as an ER nurse and never have I experienced anything as amazing as ECMO being initiated in the ER environment. I'm thrilled to be part of this experience.
really awesome info.
This is amazing stuff. Save lives boys.