ECMO/CRRT in the treatment of critically ill SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia patients

In a new publication from Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications; DOI https://doi.org/10.15212/CVIA.2019.1267, Hai Zou and Shengqing Li from the Institute of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China consider ECMO/CRRT combined support in the treatment of critically ill SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia patients. The authors of this article explored the experience with, and complications […]

New study links cadmium to more severe flu, pneumonia infections

High levels of cadmium, a chemical found in cigarettes and in contaminated vegetables, are associated with higher death rates in patients with influenza or pneumonia–and may increase the severity of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses, according to a new study. “Our study suggests the public in general, both smokers and nonsmokers, could benefit from reduced […]