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Response to Letter to Editor Entitled “Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Survival to Discharge Following Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation”
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  • HelenMari Merritt GenoreOrcid,
  • Elizabeth Lyden,
  • Zachary Kwapnoski
HelenMari Merritt Genore
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University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
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Elizabeth Lyden
University of Nebraska Medical Center
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Zachary Kwapnoski
University of Nebraska Medical School
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Peer review status:ACCEPTED

29 May 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
30 May 2020Assigned to Editor
30 May 2020Submission Checks Completed
30 May 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
30 May 2020Editorial Decision: Accept

Abstract

This is a response to the Letter to Editor received regarding the article “The effect of patient obesity on extracorporeal membrane oxygenator outcomes and ventilator dependency.” We aim to address the authors’ comments regarding the relationship between BMI and survival after venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO).