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What Are The Life Expectancy After Having Septic Shock
About 70%: The chances of surviving sepsis (severe sepsis & septic shock) varies; overall, about 70% of patients will survive, and this number can improve with immediate recognition & treatment. The number of organ systems affected is a big factor--the more organ systems that are failing, chances for survival get worse. http://www.survivingsepsis.org/pages/default.aspx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on the patient's severity of disease, e.g. Number of organ systems affected; age and comorbidities. Normally, the patient will spend a few days on the general medical ward after being discharged from the ICU and then go to rehab for 2-3 weeks. But these are just very general guidelines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Comorbities: Dialysis keeps people with severe kidney disease from dying of kidney failure. People on dialysis will all die from diseases other than renal failure. Life expectancy is typically related to how healthy the person is other than their kidney disease. I have patients that have lived more than 25 years on dialysis. The key is limiting cardiovascular risk and following the teams instructions. ...Read more
My father is recovering from severe sepsis and septic shock. Attack was post uti, but otherwise out of the blue. Back home. Any precautions now?
Prevention is key: I'm glad to hear he has done well, recovered and is back home. There shouldn't be any special precautions other than preventing recurrence of a severe uti, or getting treatment for it as soon as it appears. Prevention will depend on the cause of UTI (stones, retention from bph, instrumentation, etc). In general, he should drink plenty of fluids and follow up with his primary doctor. ...Read more
Depends: When a person needs a vad, life expectancy without it is short unless the VAD is placed. It all depends on the indication for the vad, the status of the other ventricle and the lungs and if it is a bridge to transplant or destination therapy, or a bridge to a bridge to transplant. The 5 year survival for a heart transplant is about 70%.Vad recipients may suffer complications like stroke, bleeding, . ...Read more
Depends on: The severity of the narrowing. Many people are never diagnosed and simply live sedentary lives due to their nearly constant fatigue. ...Read more
If the patient who is suffering from septic shock gets worse after an attempt of dialysis, what are other options available to be considered?
We are thinking that maybe life with chronic UTIs at aged 88 compromises my quality of life. I am considering leaving the next one untreated. How long, approximately, will death occur?
Infection: I think these infections should always be treated and I think that at 88 to leave them untreated could lead to a painful end and the amount of time before the end occurs is indeterminable ...Read more
After surviving amniotic fluid embolism, what are my chances of having seizures ever again in the future?
NEONATAL SEPSIS:: Depends upon how soon the diagnosis is made, treatment started, how bad is the offending organism, how much involvement of the body system/organs, whether vital organs, e.g. Liver/kidneys/brain/lungs, etc. Were involved. Now a days, with the advancement of the medical science, morbidity and mortality has been reduced. ...Read more
0.1 percent: According to a study published in the january 2010 issue of the journal of bone and joint surgery (jbjs), the risk of early postoperative mortality -- or death following surgery -- was slightly increased for the first 26 days after the elective surgery. The risk of mortality was estimated to be 0.1 percent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone has septic shock and then gets kidney failure with dialysis is there any chance they will recover?
What is a typical timeline from injury to neurogenic shock to death? Do shock symptoms ever present and then go away until multiple organ failure?
Timeline from: Insult or injury to shock and death or recovery depends on various factors including the physical condition of the individual and contributing factors - presence or absence of hypertension, diabetes , kidney / heart problems etc. It may be from hours to days. Recovery is possible if the body responds to treatment. God bless u! ...Read more
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