Up to date: Aug 10, 2020 16:00 IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Aug 10 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Medica Group of Hospitals, the biggest private hospital chain in Jap India, has efficiently handled and discharged a 60-year-old, a famend doctor, who was detected with COVID 19 ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome).
The frontline intensive care medical doctors at Medica, comprising Vital Care & ECMO specialists, gave veno-venous ECMO (Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) help and recuperated the affected person from the lethal virus after 60 days of therapy.
Whereas your entire humanity is grappling with the cataclysmic impact of the lethal virus, this type of life-redeemable therapy bears testimony of environment friendly scientific administration and the truth that healthcare professionals are administering to sufferers with superlative care amidst the continuing extended disaster.
The physician who was amongst the frontline warriors from Kolkata examined optimistic for COVID 19 and was admitted in Medica Superspecialty Hospital within the first week of June.
From the preliminary section he was affected by acute respiratory failure. The scientific staff headed by Dr Kunal Sarkar determined to shift the affected person to the CTVS unit. Regardless of optimization of air flow help & proning, the affected person’s situation deteriorated and his oxygen saturation had gone right down to 60% which progressively worsened the scenario.
The scientific staff had taken a considered resolution to place him on VV- ECMO help for which helped him to get well from the acute state. The affected person was launched from ECMO after 12 days, publish which he was beneath air flow for 40 days till he was efficiently discharged from Medica Superspecialty Hospital. He has efficiently battled Corona after combating for 60 days within the hospital.
“It’s not at all times potential to clinically handle acute respiratory misery in COVID-19 sufferers with ventilator help and ECMO is the final possibility for them. We salute him for his immense psychological power, which noticed him via this battle with an ever-smiling face. It’s essential to facilitate ECMO intervention with the right infrastructure and experience. ECMO help in extreme COVID pneumonia has proved its particular position in Europe and North America in additional than thousand instances the place all of the ventilatory measures fail. In Jap India ECMO Group of Medica is offering this help for extreme COVID sufferers,” said Dr Kunal Sarkar Senior Vice Chairman, Medica Superspecialty Hospital.
“The 60-year-old physician is among the only a few sufferers in India who may combat again COVID 19 ARDS regardless of being on ECMO help. Amidst the every day information of many well being care staff getting affected and succumbing to COVID 19, when one from our fraternity fights the chances and goes house recovered, it provides immense hope to your entire medical neighborhood. It was a difficult case, fraught with issues and dangers. It’s certainly an amazing service; I applaud the on-time choices by Vital Care & ECMO specialists that actually paid off properly. All of us are on the juncture the place we’re constantly adapting new issues to restructure the healthcare area and imbibing finest practices as caregivers,” mentioned Dr Alok Roy, Chairman, Medica Group of Hospitals, about providing a brand new lease of life, to the affected person.
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