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> First case in “Comunidad Valenciana” of Septic Shock treated with CytoSorb technology

22/5/2018

Sepsis is currently the cause of higher in-hospital mortality, greatly surpassing ICTUS and Heart Attacks

Sepsis is currently the cause of higher in-hospital mortality, greatly surpassing ICTUS and Heart attacks. This type of severe inflammation kills someone in the world every 4 seconds despite the best treatments. According to data from the World Health Organization, every year, 30 million people are affected by Sepsis worldwide.

The consequences of this drift in very long stays in the intensive care units being the most expensive and with the highest mortality.

Systemic inflammatory episodes are a common complication in postoperative processes. In this battle against sepsis, the Department of Anesthesia of the “Hospital Clínico Universitario” in Valencia has incorporated this week CytoSorb hemo purification technology, distributed in Spain and Portugal by Palex Medical.

 

CytoSorb helps to recover the organic functions by modulating inflammatory mediators such as Interleukins, DAPMS, PAMS or free hemoglobin. Recently CytoSorbents has also received EC approval for the Bilirubin and Myoglobin Reduction, thanks to its large selective adsorption capacity.

 


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