Patient Stories for ECMO: Heart and Lung Life Support

ECMO leads to a happy ending for a pregnant mother with COVID-19

Aquarius Bunch and Sharon Beth Larson, DO
Aquarius Bunch, 27, a pregnant mother who was diagnosed with COVID-19, was discharged from UI Hospitals & Clinics on May 10 after receiving care from our teams.

ECMO provides life-saving support for patients with critical illnesses

Mike Durant
"I'd get up from my chair and couldn't move, I was so exhausted," says the 44-year-old who lives near the northwest Iowa town of Whittemore. "I knew I had to do something."