ECMO Used for Life Saving Treatment at Harborview Medical Center

Eileen Bulger, MD, Chief of Trauma at Harborview Medical Center, discusses how the ECMO provides life saving treatment. The ECMO machine is similar to the heart-lung by-pass machine used in open-heart surgery. It pumps and oxygenates a patient's blood outside the body, allowing the heart and lungs to rest.

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UW Professor of Surgery, Chief of Trauma for Harborview Medical Center

Eileen Bulger, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a UW professor of Surgery and Chief of Trauma for Harborview Medical Center. Dr. Bulger enjoys caring for injured patients and their families for the time of injury and throughout the hospital stay. Her ...

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