ECMO

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Jimisha Sailes and her daughter in front of their Christmas tree

Patient Suffering from Massive Pulmonary Embolism Saved with Use of ECMO

Jimisha Sailes was only 28 when blood clots in her lungs caused her to collapse and pass out. Doctors at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute opted to treat her with ECMO instead of tPA - a decision that saved her life.

Heart attack patient Richard Mack and the Shock Team at University Hospitals

UH Shock Team Activated to Care for Man Having a Severe Cardiac Event

When 55-year-old Richard Mack experienced severe chest pain, the multidisciplinary experts who comprise the UH Cardiogenic Shock team stepped up to provide the highly specialized care he needed.

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