COVID-19 pneumothorax ups mortality three-fold

Almost one in a hundred patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 develop pneumothorax , a complication which increases mortality up to almost threefold, results from a  UK study reveal. The observational study, led by Professor Stefan Marciniak from the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, found pneumothorax occurred in 0.97% of 131, 679 patients admitted during the ...

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