Patient with ARDS and Haematologic Malignity – a Case Report

Authors: Z. Kos 1;  R. Janda 1;  E. Polonyová 2
Authors‘ workplace: ARO Nemocnice Karlovy Vary, prim. MUDr. Roman Brázdil 2 Interní oddelení Nemocnice Karlovy Vary, prim. MUDr. Jaroslav Zák 1
Published in: Anest. intenziv. Med., , 2002, č. 3, s. 130-132


58-year-old woman was admitted to the ICU due to acute respiratory failure caused by bronchopneumonia. Lung injury fulfilled ARDS criteria.After patient stabilization the haematologic malignity (multiple myeloma) was diagnosed. The presented case report is the contribution to the discussionof intensive care problems in patients with haematologic malignity.

Key words:
ARDS – multiple myeloma – patient with haematologic malignity – intensive care medicine

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Anaesthesiology, Resuscitation and Inten Intensive Care Medicine
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