publication . Article . Conference object . 2021

PULMONARY FUNCTION AND RADIOLOGICAL FEATURES IN SURVIVORS OF CRITICAL COVID-19: A 3-MONTH PROSPECTIVE COHORT

P.M. Carmona Arias; J. Gonzalez; I. Benítez; S. Santiesteve; A. Monge; A. Moncusí-Moix; C. Gort-Paniello; M. Zuil; R. Ferrer; L. Pinilla; ...
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2021 Journal: Chest (issn: 0012-3692, eissn: 1931-3543, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Published by Elsevier Inc under license from the American College of Chest Physicians.
Abstract
Background More than 20% of hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) develop acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) requiring intensive care unit (ICU) admission. The long-term respiratory sequelae in ICU survivors remain unclear. Research question what are the major long-term pulmonary sequelae in critical COVID-19 survivors? Study Design and Methods Consecutive patients with COVID-19 requiring ICU admission were recruited and evaluated 3 months after hospitalization discharge. The follow-up comprised symptom and quality of life, anxiety and depression questionnaires, pulmonary function tests, exercise test (6-minute walking test (6MWT...
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free text keywords: Original Research, COVID-19, CT abnormalities, ICU, lung function, SARS, SARS-CoV-2, Sequelae, CT, computed tomography, COVID-19, coronavirus disease 2019, ICU, intensive care unit, ARDS, acute respiratory syndrome, SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SF-12, short form health survey
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