Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Rewarming Using Dual-Lumen Cannula in Accidental Hypothermia

Jennifer A. Denk, Eriberto Michel, Aaron J. Clark, Duc Thinh Pham, Christopher K. Mehta*

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Accidental hypothermia with a core temperature below 28°C is associated with an increased risk of hemodynamic instability. It is difficult to predict which patients will survive with a favorable neurologic outcome; therefore, decision-making regarding extracorporeal support is not straightforward. We report a case of rewarming using veno-venous dual-lumen cannula as an alternative to veno-arterial support with full recovery and normal neurologic examination. In centers where extracorporeal membrane oxygenation is available, rewarming using veno-venous dual-lumen extracorporeal support may be a useful strategy to mitigate the risks associated with veno-arterial extracorporeal support.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E53-E55
JournalASAIO Journal
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2022


  • cannula
  • dual-lumen
  • extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • hypothermia
  • rewarming
  • veno-venous

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering


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