Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ISSN: 2582-1091)

Review Article Volume 3 Issue 5

Extracorporeal Detoxification and Immunocorrection in Treatment of Corona Virus Pneumonia Complications

Voinov VA*, Ilkovich MM, Kovalev MG and Voinova YV

Clinic of Pulmonology, I.P. Pavlov Saint Petersburg First State Medical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia

*Corresponding Author: Voinov VA, Head of the Therapeutic Apheresis Department, Clinic of Pulmonology, I.P. Pavlov Saint Petersburg First State Medical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Received: April 09, 2020; Published: April 28, 2020



 The new corona virus pneumonia caused by COVID-19 having begun in China, has now reached almost all countries of the world, affecting more than 500,000 people, of which more than 25,000 people have died. Unfortunately, specific measures for both preventing and treating this infection, which has pandemic status, are still lacking, which makes this problem very urgent. In severe pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) develops - toxic pulmonary edema with severe and difficult to correct respiratory failure, which requires an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Since endotoxemia is the basis for ARDS development, extracorporeal detoxification methods should play a leading role in the treatment of this complication. Moreover, with help of hemosorption, not only detoxification is achieved, but also decontamination (delay and removal of pathogens), and with plasma exchange, the body's immune defense system is restored.

Keywords: Viral Bacterial Pneumonia; COVID-19; Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Toxic Pulmonary Edema; Extracorporeal Detoxification and Immunocorrection; Hemosorption; Plasma Exchange



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Citation: Voinov VA., et al. “Extracorporeal Detoxification and Immunocorrection in Treatment of Corona Virus Pneumonia Complications”.Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 3.5 (2020): 12-17.


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