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‘Game-changing’ virtual health care saves Soldier’s life
June 23, 2020
Air Force Col. (Dr.) Phillip Mason, medical director, Brooke Army Medical Center Adult ECMO Program, and other BAMC personnel instruct medical staff on proper extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, cannulation technique at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dec. 11, 2019.

Local Air Force Reserve doctor leads life-saving medevac mission
December 21, 2017
Dr. (Maj.) Jeffrey DellaVolpe, an Individual Mobilization Augmentee, works to place a Navy explosive ordnance disposal technician on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy, or ECMO for short. The procedure, which artificially oxygenates the blood, stabilized the sailor's body, allowing him to be transported directly from Baghdad to the San Antonio Military Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.