A patient undergoing treatment in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) unit at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack died last night.
The patient took admission in Hospital on August 29 due to severe lungs infection and undergoing ECMO treatment since then.
Patient getting ECMO treatment at SCB hospital dies
On Saturday also, one patient from Pattamundai died during ECMO-treatment.
Two more patients are currently getting treatment under ECMO at SCB Hospital.
Nine ECMO machines were installed at a time at SCB Medical College and Hospital on August 27, 2021. ECMO-treatment is also available at AIIMS-Bhubaneswar and SUM Hospital in the State.