Extracorporeal Life Support
Vital life support when you need it.
Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) is essential for any operation where the patient’s heart and/or lungs are not functioning properly. By fully replacing the function of both the patient’s heart and lungs, an ECLS machine is able to deliver oxygenated blood throughout the patient’s body while the surgical team focuses on repairing the issue.
We understand the vital role that ECLS plays in many operations and are proud to offer ECLS services to hospitals all over the country.
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What are ECLS services?
An ECLS machine is used to support blood circulation and provide oxygen to the patient’s body where the patient’s lungs or heart are not functioning properly.
ECLS is also vital in situations where a patient needs to be kept alive while they are waiting on a heart or lung transplant. In the past, ECLS was used more commonly in procedures where the patient is an infant or a young child. However, ECLS has recently gained more use among adult patients as well. Today, ECLS is used in an increasingly wide range of procedures to support patient safety and ensure better patient outcomes.
At CCS, we offer ECLS services to hospitals across the country for both scheduled and emergency operations. Our team of medical professionals work to set up and monitor the ECLS machine, keeping the patient alive and freeing up the surgical team to focus on repairing whatever issue that is preventing the patient’s heart and/or lungs from functioning properly.