Response to Letter to Editor Entitled “Relationship Between Body Mass
Index and Survival to Discharge Following Venoarterial Extracorporeal
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).