Constipation in severe patients with new crown ECMO fear of obstruction brainstorming

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 Constipation in severe patients with new crown ECMO fear of obstruction brainstorming


Top experts in Shanghai are also struggling with the defecation of the newly crowned patients

In Shanghai public health clinical center, a high-level expert group led by Zhang Wenhong outside the isolated ward will hold a daily morning meeting and evening party, and will consult and discuss with the attending team. Each severe patients situation will be in the hall one by one. That night, a critically ill patient with ECMO developed constipation. If not defecated in time, the blood circulation of ECMO may be blocked at any time. In order to help patients defecate, the brainstorming of the expert group started. Finally, the patient had defecated successfully the next day, the abdominal pressure returned to normal, and ECMO operated normally.