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Randomised controlled trial and parallel economic evaluation of conventional ventilatory support versus extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe adult respiratory failure (CESAR).

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OBJECTIVES: To determine the comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of conventional ventilatory support versus extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe adult respiratory failure. DESIGN: A multicentre, randomised controlled trial with two arms. SETTING: The ECMO centre at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, and approved conventional treatment centres and referring hospitals throughout the UK. PARTICIPANTS: Patients aged 18-65 years with severe, but potentially reversible, re...

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10.3310/hta14350

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Journal:
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England)
Volume:
14
Issue:
35
Pages:
1-46
Publication date:
2010-07-05
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EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
URN:
uuid:33fcf716-649f-40bb-866b-f50ba8c240c6
Source identifiers:
245761
Local pid:
pubs:245761

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