Case of the week 15/2018

Use of CytoSorb in severe septic shock and multiple organ failure after fecal peritonitis
Dr. med Martin Bürkle
Department for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Isar Clinics GmbH Munich, Germany

This case study reports on a 58-year-old male patient (without significant pre-existing conditions other than chronic rheumatoid arthritis), who showed clinical signs of incipient sepsis following an initial two-stage ambulatory abscess drainage of a contained perforation of a sigmoid diverticulitis.

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