Case of the week 20/2017

Use of CytoSorb in a case of severe septic shock and MOF due to urosepsis

Heike Keller, Dr. med. M. Schmidt, Dipl.-Med. Dirk Weiland
Werner Forßmann Hospital Eberswalde, Intensive Care Unit of the Department for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Germany

This case study reports on a 55-year-old severely obese female patient (BMI 50 kg/m2), who presented at the Emergency Center with abdominal symptoms and signs of a generalized infection (tachycardia, hypotonia, tachypnea and hypercapnia).

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