Use of VA-ECMO in Mechanical Mitral Valve thrombosis
Received Date: April 11, 2022; Published Date:April 29, 2022
Use and choice of anticoagulation for patients with mechanical mitral valve are important parts of valvular heart disease care. Thromboembolism occurs if anticoagulant is not used correctly, which can result in life threatening condition. Peripheral VA-ECMO support is a life sustaining hemodynamic support, which allows bridging to definite treatment in such a life-threatening condition.