CQHCWC treats first case of uremic patient complicated with gynecopathy

Updated: 2020-06-09



A nurse checks a patient's indicators through a medical machine at the Chongqing Health Center for Women and Children (CQHCWC) in Southwest China's Chongqing. [Photo provided by CQHCWC]

Recently, Chongqing Health Center for Women and Children (CQHCWC) in Southwest China's Chongqing has successfully treated a uremic patient complicated with stage 3 uterine prolapse, according to news on June 4, marking the first surgical case of uremia complicated with gynecological disease treated in the hospital.

The patient was a 57-year-old uremic woman who had been anuric for 15 years and maintained her life by regular dialysis. And frequency of her dialysis was three times a week. This time, she was hospitalized in CQHCWC for stage 3 uterine prolapse.

After many in-depth communications with the patient and consultation and evaluation by multidisciplinary experts and doctors, CQHCWC formulated a complete perioperative dialysis treatment program.

With the mature bedside continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) technology in the hospital, the patient successfully received operation and was transferred to ICU to receive further CRRT.

CRRT refers to the use of a long, continuous extracorporeal blood purification therapy 24 hours or nearly 24 hours a day to replace impaired renal function.

At present, the Department of Intensive Care Medicine of the hospital has mastered the CRRT skillfully. Since the technology was utilized in the hospital, it has successfully treated many kinds of critically ill patients, such as amniotic fluid embolism, sepsis, uremia, pregnancy complicated with acute pancreatitis, and spared no effort to be the guardian of patient's life.