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2021 Dec

Indian J Crit Care Med



Clinical Course and Outcome of Critically Ill Obese Patients with COVID-19 Admitted in Intensive Care Unit of a Single Center: Our Experience and Review.


Kaur M, Aggarwal R, Ganesh V, Kumar R, Patel N, Ayub A, Soni KD, Trikha A
Indian J Crit Care Med. 2021 Dec; 25(12):1382-1386.
PMID: 35027798.


Obesity has been considered as one of the independent risk factors for a severe form of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) and relationship between obesity, critical illness, and infection is still poorly understood. We herein discuss clinical course and outcome of critically ill obese patients with COVID-19 admitted to critical care unit.