MOTOmed letto2 / Coronavirus / Obesity Risk / Lille
MOTOmed letto2 in the treatment of obese corona patients at the University Hospital of Lille (North) in France. A TV report on „TF1“.
Prof. Mercé Jourdain, head of an intensive care unit at the hospital CHU Lille (North) explains that one in two men who are ventilated are overweight. Of all overweight Covid-19 patients, 85 % are ventilated. This was not taken into account in previous studies, but allows for more targeted treatment. Prof. Mercé Jourdain explains that 10 to 15 % of her patients are usually overweight. During the Corona Crisis, this proportion is 50 %.