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Health problems after coronavirus recovery? Lung fibrosis after COVID-19. (6)
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Medical second opinion is important. Speaking of the clinical course of the disease, there is very little data available. Probably it should be available. Perhaps you can discuss that as to what after the patients who recover from COVID-19 Coronavirus infection. Do they have any residual problems specifically with their lung function? Dr. Anton Titov, MD. There were some reports. This are rare and maybe not scientifically based that there is a loss of up to 20% of lung functional lung capacity. Do we know anything about what happens to patients who recover from the acute coronary virus infection. Not to my knowledge. But it would not be surprising if you have a permanent loss of lung tissue if you have been severely ill for two or three weeks being treated on a ventilator. Dr. Eskild Petersen, MD. We know that from the influenza pandemic in 2009. Dr. Eskild Petersen, MD. That lung fibrosis was a sequela in for those patients who had been on a ventilator in intensive care. Medical second opinion is important. It would not be a surprise. Sometimes you after SCP Double-sided pneumonia where you have been treated for two or three weeks in intensive care that you come out with a permanent loss of lung function. Dr. Eskild Petersen, MD. I wouldn’t be surprised if that would be the case. Dr. Eskild Petersen, MD. I am aware of any data that is being accumulated because of that or any clinical studies that are being done when can we expect some hard data on Coronavirus? No, I’m not aware of it. But I’m quite sure it will be done with you, you have to get a little bit over the acute outbreak. Then you can take patients in after three or six months afterward. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. You can do a long function on-demand to see how it is. If you have a proper control group, then it would be quite obvious it is quite easy. But there is no need to do it now. There is not very much we can do about it. But of course, you can. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. You can try to train yourself if you have reduced lung function and in physical training is what we can offer to these patients if I’m right and From my side, it is important to stress as this is an educated guess. Dr. Eskild Petersen, MD. We have no data yet on rehabilitation for, thousands, if not millions of patients would be the very important point after the pandemic hopefully will die down. Yes, sure.
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