Virus outbreak


The role of TORAY adsorptive membranes in COVID-19 patients with CKD, AKI or MOF

It is rational to consider a hemodialysis strategy that is effective as renal support treatment while at the same time providing immunoprotection and immunomodulation through the removal of inflammatory mediators generated by immune cells involved in the advancement of the disease.


Extracorporeal organ support during viral outbreaks

In a recent Spotlight article published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine Claudio Ronco, Paolo Navalesi and Jean Louis Vincent discuss the possible role of extracorporeal organ support therapies in the intensive care unit during a viral outbreak, like the current COVID-19.
W have summarized the clinical experiences currently available in literature with the use of Polymyxin B hemoperfusion in patients with viral infection (H1N1-H5N1 influenza) who developed severe pneumonia or ARDS.



CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) OUTBREAK At the end of 2019, a novel coronavirus (initially named 2019-nCoV, now SARS-CoV-2) was found to be responsible for a cluster of atypical cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, China. Since then, the virus has spread both inside and outside China, and the WHO has declared this a public health emergency2. Coronavirus is one […]