Happy 2 year lungaversary to me!!!!
Well it's been two years since my single lung transplant. It's not been easy I tell yer, 3 months after transplant I had to have my other lun...
Can someone please advise me if can claim. benefits ......
Don't Give Up Hope - Miracles Do Happen .... Surviving ECMO
She was placed in an induced coma and ventilated almost right away. She was then rushed to the GCUH ICU but was not really expected to surviv...
Any ECMO survivors here?
His lungs are inflammed as a result he was intubated but that wasnt working well for him so now he is on ECMO, doctors have told us how risky...
Damaged lungs after ARDS
My mother is still on a ventilator - it’s been two and a half months....
A little update on Lucy
Thanks to those of you who messaged me asking how Lucy’s surgery went. In short, it was awful....
Sepsis survivor calls for 'life-saving' machines for Wales.
A student who almost died from sepsis says the machine that saved his life should be made available in Wales. Tom Boyce, 19, was only able to...
update post Ivor Lewis
We both reading the posts since my husband got diagnosed oesophageal cancer October 17 and very valuable tips here and thanks everyone for th...
Foot pain after induced coma
My daughter fell ill on 29th Aug this yr. She had influenza A and from that contracted viral pneumonia....
ECMO machine after bypass surgery, “unknown” stroke, not waking up. ICU staff error?
Hi everyone, My uncle ( 49 y/o, diabetic ) is currently hooked up to an ECMO machine in the ICU. They put him in an induced coma ( in which h...
Some advice please
Hello, I'm looking for some advice. 3 weeks ago, my dad of 66 went into hospital for an elective lobectomy....
It's not over yet ...
The first 7 days I did ECMO, for wich they put me in a medically induced coma. I got out of it without being able to move ( intensive care mu...
Fighting with ARDS
My dad was still at the hospital for almost 2months he's 48yrs old only and we're living in the Philippines his Pneumonia turned to ARDS with...
Waking up after ECMO
Please can anyone help with advice. A member of my family has come off ECMO following treatment for Sepsis....
He was septic , multiple organ failure , respiratory failure , diagnosed with toxic Mega colon , pneumonia and had a cardiac arrest before hi...
He is conscious but a little drowsy and time to time dialysis is being done for removing fluid from lungs and keeping them dry.........
Help - stiff lungs after pneumonia
Mums been in ICU for 14 weeks. 7 and a half weeks were on ECMO....
Hi new to this pip assessment at home sat
I contracted meningococcal meningitis at 16 years old spent a lot of time in intensive care and went onto a Ecmo machine and a iron lung inte...
Hi there I was on ecmo for just over 3 weeks in early Jan 2018 I had sepsis pneumonia and flu b I'm one of the lucky ones that pulled through...
Traumatic major heart surgery
Hi I am 36 and had major heart surgery 6months ago, I collapsed at 9month pregnant due to my aorta dissecting. Unfortunately the baby was bro...
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