VV ECMO gives a new lease of life for a young chartered accountant with COVID Pneumonia at VPS Lakeshore | Special | Deshabhimani

Kochi: : VV ECMO, a complicated coronary heart and lung system has saved a post-Covid ARDS affected person’s life at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi. After 95 days within the hospital and 52 days of these on VV ECMO for extreme COVID ARDS (COVID Pneumonia) Mr. Aneesh.V, 31 12 months outdated young chartered accountant acquired discharged on Monday sixth of December 2021.

The affected person was additionally the primary retrieval case on VV ECMO from one other hospital in Kerala. On 02/9/2021, the retrieval workforce of VPS Lakeshore efficiently initiated VV ECMO on the affected person in Thrissur and shifted him to VPSLakeshore for additional therapy.
It was difficult for the treating medical doctors and workers as he weighed greater than 100kg and had Barotrauma, pneumothorax (collapsed lungs), pneumopericardium (air across the coronary heart), and Pneumomediastinum (air leak syndrome).

During the course of the therapy, he developed retroperitoneal bleed (the buildup of blood within the retroperitoneal house) from the femoral catheter web site which resulted in a enormous haematoma (an irregular assortment of blood exterior of a blood vessel) and hypotension from which he survived.

Along with covid pneumonia he had sepsis, fungal an infection, and cannula related an infection and all have been managed with exact care.

He was decannulated after 52 days from VV ECMO however nonetheless continued to be on ventilator help for a few extra weeks to stabilize his saturation degree.

At current, he’s present process rehabilitation. At the time of discharge, all his blood parameters have been regular and confirmed good cardiac and liver perform. And his lungs have recovered from the preliminary stage.

The workforce who managed Mr Aneesh consists of Dr. Sujith D.S( Cardiac Surgeon), Dr. M.S. Nebhu (Cardiac Anesthesiologist), Dr. Sandhya, Mr. Geo (Perfusionist) Mr. Suresh (Perfusionist), Ms Saumya (OT in cost and workers) Ms Biji (ICU in cost) and workers, Mr . Amal (Anesthesia), Ms Manju (Chief Nutritionist), and Mr. Sadiq (Physiotherapist).


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