Influenza infection in the adult immunocompromised hosts can have severe presentations and rapid progression to lower respiratory tract infection requiring mechanical ventilation, and it even can progress to acute respiratory distress syndrome. Little is known about the role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for management in this setting. We present a review of the current literature on the subject.
- Acute respiratory distress syndrome
- Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- General Medicine