Search Tag: Xenon

IMAGING Management

Xenon MRI Reveals Lung Damage in Long COVID Patients

2022 01 Feb

Many patients experience ongoing symptoms following a COVID-19 infection. These are characterised under the umbrella term 'long-COVID', of which one of the most common is breathlessness. It is unclear whether the breathlessness is linked to changes in breathing patterns, tiredness, or lung damage.  The EXPLAIN project, involving teams at Sheffield,... Read more

ICU Management

Xenon limits brain damage following cardiac arrest

2018 16 Oct

Xenon and brain injury. Xenon, a chemically inert but biologically active monatomic gas, has been applied in patients for anaesthesia/sedation, and most recently in the critical care of patients with acute ongoing neurological damage. Following preclinical evidence that xenon has ameliorative activity in several pathobiologic... Read more