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Members of the 59th Medical Wing Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation transport team connect a patient to an ECMO system for transport.

Study: Use of ECMO Significantly Boosts Survival

Using a life support machine to replicate the functions of the heart and lungs significantly improved the survival of people who suffered from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a new study published today in The Lancet.

ECMO-equipped SUVs See Success in Minnesota

Since the program's launch, 20 cardiac arrest patients have been served by the MMRC SUV response teams across the Twin Cities – which has exceeded initial expectations.