Case of the week 45/2018


Use of CytoSorb in agranulocytosis-induced severe ARDS and septic shock
Dr. Ingolf Eichler | Cardio-surgical Intensive Care Unit, Dortmund Hospital gGmbH, Germany

This case study reports on a 31-year-old female patient with acute myeloid leukemia and severe endogenous depression, who was hospitalized with dyspnoea and signs of infection.

The Therapy

An extracorporeal blood purification therapy to reduce excessive inflammation mediators

The Fields of Application

Treat septic shock & severe sepsis on ICU, prevent SIRS in cardiac surgery patients

The Studies

Current multi- and monocentric study projects in Europe and US, an international registry, case series

The Adsorber

A cutting edge bead technology turns CytoSorb into the only specifically approved extracorporeal cytokine adsorber

CytoSorb registry

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