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Medical and Surgical Adult ICU (MSICU)

► MSICU is used to accept patients from all over the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and USA

The entire medical team work on a daily basis, 24/7 with  Guadeloupe, St Martin, French Guyana, Dominica, St Lucia, St Barthelemy and any other Caribbean Islands whenever needed.Adult Critical care services (20 beds) currently manages 4 units of 5 critical care beds. Around 700 patients are treated every year. MSICU is a tertiary center for trauma, burns, neurosurgery, infectious diseases, post resuscitation cardiothoracic surgery, and for all patients requiring mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring and treatment of shock. The MSICU provides treatment for patients with pneumonia, plasma exchange therapy, extra corporeal continuous and discontinuous renal replacement therapy, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), management of acute poisoning, stroke, seizures

  • The department is also involved in postoperative cares such as Neurosurgery (craniotomy for tumor removal, treatment for hemorrhage and laminectomy) and some cardio-thoracic or complex abdominal and orthopedic surgeries
  • All units are fully adapted for management of septic shock, renal failure, complications from hypertension and diabetes, and other typical tropical diseases. We are also equipped to manage together with the cardiac surgeons some patients requiring extreme organ support (including ECLS/ECMO)The critical care units cares not only for adults but also for some children with multi organ failure or post-traumatic shock
One Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Caisson is located nearby the MSICU. HBO allows a higher concentration of oxygen to reach the tissue of the body. Indications for such treatment in our institution are Decompression sickness , air or gas embolism, Carbon monoxide poisoning  Necrotizing soft tissue infections, Crush injury, compartment syndrome and traumatic ischemia, Skin grafts, Diabetic foot, Enhancement of healing in selected problem wounds

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For urgent request, it is advisable to contact the 24-hours Call Center Service:

International Tel Number:
+596 596 751575

International Fax Number:
+ 596 596 755980

And to follow instructions in the Contact Us box

Heavy medical support with extra fee can be offered with a short notice for retrieval of critically sick patients