Introduction: Sepsis and septic shock are severe disorders, often with a high rate of mortality. In these conditions, hemadsorption devices can be important adjuvants to support conventional therapy. Case presentation: In this work, we describe the case of a critical patient with severe comorbidities and suffering from septic shock caused by multiresistant Klebsiella pneumonia. Conclusion: In this case, such device helped in weaning the patient from vasopressors, stabilizing the haemodynamic, and in reducing circulating proinflammatory cytokines levels, leading to an early discharge. rocess and EBV/CMV infection.

Use of cytosorb in a cardiopathic patient suffering from septic shock, multiple organ failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome. The case of a center in catania (Italy)

La Camera, Giuseppa;Cantarella, Giovanni;VITALE, LUCA;Lanzafame, Bruno;DEZIO, VERONICA
2019

Abstract

Introduction: Sepsis and septic shock are severe disorders, often with a high rate of mortality. In these conditions, hemadsorption devices can be important adjuvants to support conventional therapy. Case presentation: In this work, we describe the case of a critical patient with severe comorbidities and suffering from septic shock caused by multiresistant Klebsiella pneumonia. Conclusion: In this case, such device helped in weaning the patient from vasopressors, stabilizing the haemodynamic, and in reducing circulating proinflammatory cytokines levels, leading to an early discharge. rocess and EBV/CMV infection.
File in questo prodotto:
File Dimensione Formato  
pdf.pdf

accesso aperto

Descrizione: articolo in rivista
Tipologia: Versione Editoriale (PDF)
Dimensione 682.66 kB
Formato Adobe PDF
682.66 kB Adobe PDF Visualizza/Apri

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11769/370039
Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? ND
  • Scopus 0
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? 0
social impact