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What does ECLS stand for?

ECLS stands for Extracorporeal Life Support

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They detail a new approach for oral, enteral, and/or parenteral nutrition, and discuss the connection between nutrition and outcome to reach recovery, including the best glucose control, individualized nutritional support, and avoidance of harmful interferences, and organ-targeted nutrition for the surgical/trauma patient, sepsis, the renal failure patient, ventilated patients with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome, obesity, pancreatitis, the comorbid complex intensive care unit patient, and wound healing, as well as with extracorporeal life support.
The portable support system thereby assumes the function of the heart and/or lungs with extracorporeal life support (ECLS), ensuring that the patient receives adequate oxygen and has a stable circulation during inter- and intra-hospital transport (up to six hours), Al Nooryani added.