On needs to know about the condition of heart failure. It is a condition in which the patient’s heart is not in a condition to pump the blood to meet the needs of the body. There are certain cases in which the heart of the person is unable to fill the enough blood and in other cases the heart is not able to pump the blood to other parts of body with the force that is required. It can’t be said when there is heart failure, the heart has stopped working. But the heart failure is a condition that requires much medical care. It develops with a passage of time as the pumping action of heart gets weaker. Either the right side of the heart can be affected or both the sides but as seen in most of the cases it involves in both sides of the heart.
There is certain indication which tells about the heart failure that are:
When the risk of the mortality is greater than 80% then ECLS should be considered.
PaO2/FiO2<150 on FiO2>90% is one of the things that is associated with the 80% mortality risk.
Syndromes like severe air leak.
The person’s cardiac or respiratory collapsed immediately.
If a person is in a list of lung transplant that needs intubation.
- One thinks about the contradiction with the heart failure but there are no contradictions that are related to ECLS, as each and every patient is consider as a separate individual with the respect of risks and benefits. Some of the conditions are there which are associated with the poor outcome and it can also be considered as the relative contradictions that includes: