Case of the week 25/2019


Use of CytoSorb in a pediatric patient with septic shock due to streptococcal arthritis
Pasquale Raimondo, Maria Teresa Ficarella, Paola Moliterni, Michele Sisto, Fabiana Cito, Gerolmina Calabrese, Leonardo Milella Department of General Pediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia and ICU-Neonatal and Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia and ICU, Pediatric Hospital Giovanni XXIII, Bari, Italy Purification Therapies Workshop – The ideas for clinical research. Milan, Italy March 15 – 16 2019

This report describes the case of an 11-months-old male patient (weight 10.3 kg), who was admitted to the hospital with major edema of his right knee.


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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For the first time treatment data, courses of treatment and results of a new treatment are systematically recorded according to highest scientific standards.