Steve Bernard spoke at Sydney in early February 2014 about ECMO CPR and the CHEER trial, as featured on the Intensive Care Network. Steve describes the CHEER trial (arrested patients with no ROSC at 30 minutes get intra-arrest cooling, mechanical CPR, ECMO and then a trip to the cath lab). Of 20 patients in the CHEER trial so far, 11 have had a good neurological outcome… Exciting stuff!
Listen to the talk (download mp3 directly here):
Look at the slides: