Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Might Aid in Severe COVID - 19

Three of eight patients receiving ECMO support successfully weaned off ECMO after 22, 40, 47 days
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Tushar Chokshi, Shivakumar Channabasappa, Davies C Vergheese, Sukhminder Jit Singh Bajwa, Bhavna Gupta, Lalit MehdirattaIndian Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 64(14):125-131 Total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) is a technique of general anaesthesia (GA) given via intravenous route exclusively. In perspective of COVID-19, TIVA is far more advantageous than inhalational anaesthesia. It avoids the deleterious effects of immunosuppression and lacks any respiratory irritation, thus providing an edge in the current situation. Many peripheral surgeries can be done with the patient breathing spontaneously without any airway device, t...
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Only factors independently associated with time to extubation are age and body mass index
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CONCLUSIONS: Based on our preliminary case series, awake open surgery has resulted feasible and safe. This approach has allowed to perform undelayable major abdominal surgeries on fragile patients when intensive care beds were not available. Surely, it represents a helpful alternative in the COVID-19 era. A streamlining of workflows would fast-track both fragile patients management, as well as healthcare workers' tasks and activity. PMID: 32432781 [PubMed - in process]
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Publication date: Available online 20 May 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Ruth Landau
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Publication date: Available online 20 May 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Bernard Allaouchiche
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About 45 weeks needed to clear surgery backlog if countries up surgical volume by 20 percent later
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PMID: 32433249 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Pain Physician - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Thomas Leclerc, Nicolas Donat, Alexis Donat, Pierre Pasquier, Libert Nicolas, Elodie Schaeffer, Erwan D’aranda, Jean Cotte, Bruno Fontaine, Pierre-François Perrigault, Fabrice Michel, Laurent Muller, Eric Meaudre, Benoît Veber
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Publication date: Available online 13 May 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Estelle Morau, Lionel Bouvet, Hawa Keita, Florence Vial, Marie Pierre Bonnet, Martine Bonnin, Agnès Le Gouez, Dominique Chassard, Frédéric J Mercier, Dan Benhamou, the CARO Working Group
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Recommendations relate to prehospital care, pre - , intra - , postthrombectomy care
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