Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

GI complications more common in critically ill with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—A higher rate of gastrointestinal complications, including mesenteric ischemia, occurs among critically ill patients with COVID-19 versus matched patients without COVID-19, according to a research letter published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What coronavirus does to the lungs

Like other respiratory illnesses, COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, can cause lasting lung damage. As we continue to learn about COVID-19, we're understanding more regarding how it affects the lungs while ...

Surgery

Muscle relaxants increase risk of respiratory complications

Muscle relaxants are a necessary part of anesthesia during certain major operations. However, studies have hinted at respiratory risks connected with these drugs. POPULAR, a major prospective observational European study ...

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