ECMO Differential Hypoxemia Explained


Dr Vincent Chauvette explains the physiologic mechanisms underpinning differential hypoxemia in VA ECMO (AKA Harlequin Syndrome, AKA North-South Syndrome) in this nicely illustrated video.


Vincent Chauvette
Vincent Chauvette

Dr Chauvette is a cardiac surgery resident at the University of Montreal. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry in South Carolina, Dr Chauvette came back to Canada and obtained his MD from Laval University. He is currently pursuing a PhD in biomedical sciences at the University of Montreal and is the co-editor of the Trainee Section for the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.