The first patient who received post-COVID ECMO treatment at the SCB Hospital in Cuttack died on Saturday night
Nine ECMO machines have been installed at SCB and it is the largest unit in eastern India. Critically ill patients no longer need to depend on other states to seek such advance treatment. The State government will bear the cost of the entire treatment.
Nine ECMO machines which have been procured by the Odisha Government will arrive in the State by the later part of this month, said DMET Director
An ECMO machine has been set up at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar on Thursday
The Odisha Government has left no stone unturned to initiate the ECMO (Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation ) treatment in the State at the earliest, Director of Medical Education & Training (DMET) , CBK Mohanty said on Monday.
In a major development, AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Bhubaneswar will procure two ECMO (Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation) machines for the treatment of critical Covid-19 patients in the state.
In the intense fight against the Covid pandemic, one of the most vital life-saving asset that has come to the rescue of people is ECMO - Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation machine.