We have received a lot of press regarding CHEER study - ECMO CPR study - newspaper TV (i had the 'pleasure' of spot on Sunday Today program.

Channel 9

Colin Fiedler, patient, tells of being revived after an episode of cardiac arrest

at the Alfred Hospital. Dr Dion Stub, Alfred Hospital, explains the working of a

new CPR and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine, set up with

Ambulance Vic.

[See video] GTV 9 Weekend Today - Patient Revived at The Alfred Dr Dion Stub

Can add clip available on web site; http://www.alfredicu.org.au/files/movies/GTV9WeekendToday-PatientRevivedAtAlfredHospital.wmv

The CHEER Study

Refractory Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest Treated with Mechanical CPR, Hypothermia, ECMO and Early Reperfusion. This study is a collaboration between the Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Baker IDI and AV. When standard pre hospital resuscitation has proved futile, patients enrolled in the study will be transported to The Alfred with a mechanical chest compression device applied, cooled to 33°C, placed on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine (ECMO), and then transported to the interventional cardiac catheter laboratory where the coronary arteries can be re-opened. The patient will then receive therapeutic hypothermia for 24 hours. Subsequent management will follow the standard treatment guidelines of The Alfred Intensive Care Unit.   

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