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Table 1 ECLS modalities

From: Extracorporeal life support and systemic inflammation

Organ supportCardiac and pulmonaryCardiac and pulmonaryPulmonary: oxygenation and ventilationPulmonary: ventilation
DurationMinutes to hoursDays to weeksDays to weeksDays to weeks
AnticoagulationVery high-dose heparinLow-dose heparinLow-dose or no heparinLow-dose heparin
Air-blood interfaceYesNoNoNo