Analysis of 92 deceased patients with COVID‐19
Yang, Fan, et al.
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Objective: This retrospective study aimed to analysis the clinical characteristics and complications in death cases with novel coronavirus disease‐19 (COVID‐19). Method: We collected the medical records of 92 patients with COVID‐19 in Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University who died during January 6th to February 25th, 2020, summarized the clinical characteristics of complications. Results: There were 91 death cases who developed different complications including acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) (73/91), myocardial injury (31/91), liver injury (15/91), renal insufficiency (14/91), multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) (14/91) and pneumothorax (1/91). Among these patients, 83 patients had at least one complication. While 1 patient who died of recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding was not directly linked to COVID‐19. Conclusion: The main complications of deceased patients with COVID‐19 were ARDS, myocardial injury, liver injury, renal insufficiency and MODS.