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BMC Anesthesiology

BMC Anesthesiology 1/2014

Ausgabe 1/2014

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 127 Artikel )

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effect of changing the sequence of cuff inflation and device fixation with the LMA-Supreme® on device position, ventilatory complications, and airway morbidity: a clinical and fiberscopic study

Ingo Bergmann, Thomas Allen Crozier, Markus Roessler, Hanna Schotola, Ashham Mansur, Benedikt Büttner, José Maria Hinz, Martin Bauer

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Potential side effect of propofol and sevoflurane for anesthesia of anti-NMDA-R encephalitis

François-Xavier Lapébie, Céline Kennel, Laurent Magy, Fabrice Projetti, Jérôme Honnorat, Nicolas Pichon, Philippe Vignon, Bruno François

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Catheter-based distal sciatic nerve block in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Hubert J Schmitt, Sandra Huberth, Horst Huber, Tino Münster

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A comparison of three techniques (local anesthetic deposited circumferential to vs. above vs. below the nerve) for ultrasound guided femoral nerve block

Szilárd Szűcs, Didier Morau, Syed F Sultan, Gabriella Iohom, George Shorten

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Procalcitonin as a marker of Candida species detection by blood culture and polymerase chain reaction in septic patients

Andrea Cortegiani, Vincenzo Russotto, Francesca Montalto, Grazia Foresta, Giuseppe Accurso, Cesira Palmeri, Santi Maurizio Raineri, Antonino Giarratano

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparison of the glidescope®, flexible fibreoptic intubating bronchoscope, iPhone modified bronchoscope, and the Macintosh laryngoscope in normal and difficult airways: a manikin study

Adrian Langley, Gabriel Mar Fan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of ondansetron in preventing postanesthesia shivering: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Hong-Tao Tie, Guang-Zhu Su, Kun He, Shao-Rong Liang, Hao-Wei Yuan, Jun-Huan Mou

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effect of succinylcholine on malignant hyperthermia events in susceptible swine

Frank Schuster, Stephan Johannsen, Susanne Moegele, Thomas Metterlein, Norbert Roewer, Martin Anetseder

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The influence of the direction of J-tip on the placement of a subclavian catheter: real time ultrasound-guided cannulation versus landmark method, a randomized controlled trial

Ah-Young Oh, Young-Tae Jeon, Eun-Joo Choi, Jung-Hee Ryu, Jung-Won Hwang, Hee-Pyoung Park, Sang-Hwan Do

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk over time and risk factors of intraoperative respiratory events: a historical cohort study of 14,153 children

Maliwan Oofuvong, Alan Frederick Geater, Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong, Ngamjit Pattaravit, Kanjana Nuanjun

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development, validation, and results of a survey to measure understanding of cardiopulmonary resuscitation choices among ICU patients and their surrogate decision makers

Michael E Wilson, Abbasali Akhoundi, Artur K Krupa, Richard F Hinds, John M Litell, Ognjen Gajic, Kianoush Kashani

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Usefulness of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in patients admitted to the intensive care unit: a multicenter prospective observational study

Chin Kook Rhee, So Yeon Lim, Shin Ok Koh, Won-Il Choi, Young-Joo Lee, Gyu Rak Chon, Je Hyeong Kim, Jae Yeol Kim, Jaemin Lim, Sunghoon Park, Ho Cheol Kim, Jin Hwa Lee, Ji Hyun Lee, Jisook Park, Younsuck Koh, Gee Young Suh, Seok Chan Kim, Validation of Simplified acute physiology score3 in Korean Intensive care unit (VSKI) study group & the Korean study group on respiratory failure (KOSREF)

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Isoflurane reduces hypoxia/reoxygenation-induced apoptosis and mitochondrial permeability transition in rat primary cultured cardiocytes

Wanjun Wu, Xianju Zhou, Ping Liu, Weidong Fei, Li Li, Huifang Yun

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measurement of endotracheal tube secretions volume by micro computed tomography (MicroCT) scan: an experimental and clinical study

Andrea Coppadoro, Giacomo Bellani, Alfio Bronco, Roberto Borsa, Alberto Lucchini, Simone Bramati, Leonello Avalli, Roberto Marcolin, Antonio Pesenti

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Variation in postoperative non-steroidal anti-inflammatory analgesic use after colorectal surgery: a database analysis

Hans-Christian Pommergaard, Mads Klein, Jakob Burcharth, Jacob Rosenberg, Jørgen B Dahl, The Scandinavian Postoperative Pain Alliance (SCAPALLI)

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Therapeutic plasma exchange as rescue therapy in severe sepsis and septic shock: retrospective observational single-centre study of 23 patients

Johannes Hadem, Carsten Hafer, Andrea S Schneider, Olaf Wiesner, Gernot Beutel, Thomas Fuehner, Tobias Welte, Marius M Hoeper, Jan T Kielstein

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

No correlation between minimal electrical charge at the tip of the stimulating catheter and the efficacy of the peripheral nerve block catheter for brachial plexus block: a prospective blinded cohort study

Karin PW Schoenmakers, Petra JC Heesterbeek, Nigel TM Jack, Rudolf Stienstra

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Decreased risk of secondary brain herniation with intracranial pressure monitoring in patients with haemorrhagic stroke

Jingsong Zeng, Ping Zheng, Wusong Tong, Weimin Fang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Predictors of mortality among bacteremic patients with septic shock receiving appropriate antimicrobial therapy

David D Leedahl, Heather A Personett, Ognjen Gajic, Rahul Kashyap, Garrett E Schramm

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A nationwide postal questionnaire survey: the presence of airway guidelines in anaesthesia department in Sweden

Kati Knudsen, Ulrika Pöder, Marieann Högman, Anders Larsson, Ulrica Nilsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intravenous pretreatment with emulsified isoflurane preconditioning protects kidneys against ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats

Zhaojun Qin, En Lv, Leyun Zhan, Xiangfei Xing, Jianli Jiang, Min Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Consumption of Cisatracurium in different age groups, using a closed loop computer controlled system

Shehzaad Joomye, Donglai Yan, Haiyun Wang, Guoqiang Zhou, Guolin Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Thoracic epidural anesthesia decreases endotoxin-induced endothelial injury

Fabian Enigk, Antje Wagner, Rudi Samapati, Heike Rittner, Alexander Brack, Shaaban A Mousa, Michael Schäfer, Helmut Habazettl, Jörn Schäper

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical impact of intra-aortic balloon pump during extracorporeal life support in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock

Taek Kyu Park, Jeong Hoon Yang, Seung-Hyuk Choi, Young Bin Song, Joo-Yong Hahn, Jin-Ho Choi, Kiick Sung, Young Tak Lee, Hyeon-Cheol Gwon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Transurethral resection syndrome in elderly patients: a retrospective observational study

Junko Nakahira, Toshiyuki Sawai, Atsushi Fujiwara, Toshiaki Minami

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The use of VivaSight™ single lumen endotracheal tube in morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Michal Barak, Ahmad Assalia, Ahmad Mahajna, Bishara Bishara, Alexander Braginski, Yoram Kluger

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The impact of fluid intervention on complications and length of hospital stay after pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple’s procedure)

Laurence Weinberg, Derrick Wong, Dharshi Karalapillai, Brett Pearce, Chong O Tan, Stanley Tay, Chris Christophi, Larry McNicol, Mehrdad Nikfarjam

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intubating conditions and side effects of propofol, remifentanil and sevoflurane compared with propofol, remifentanil and rocuronium: a randomised, prospective, clinical trial

Thomas Mencke, Refa Maria Jacobs, Susann Machmueller, Martin Sauer, Christine Heidecke, Anja Kallert, Hans Wilhelm Pau, Gabriele Noeldge-Schomburg, Attila Ovari

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cost analysis of the stroke volume variation guided perioperative hemodynamic optimization – an economic evaluation of the SVVOPT trial results

Jan Benes, Jan Zatloukal, Alena Simanova, Ivan Chytra, Eduard Kasal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Retrospective derivation and validation of a search algorithm to identify extubation failure in the intensive care unit

Muhammad Adeel Rishi, Rahul Kashyap, Gregory Wilson, Sara Hocker

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cardiac arrest is a predictor of difficult tracheal intubation independent of operator experience in hospitalized patients

Nita Khandelwal, Richard E Galgon, Marwan Ali, Aaron M Joffe

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

TIP peptide inhalation in experimental acute lung injury: effect of repetitive dosage and different synthetic variants

Erik K Hartmann, Rainer Thomas, Tanghua Liu, Joanna Stefaniak, Alexander Ziebart, Bastian Duenges, Daniel Eckle, Klaus Markstaller, Matthias David

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Acute abdominal compartment syndrome as a complication of Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate: a case report

Torsten Richter, Matthias Huebler

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Pharmacokinetics of tramadol after subcutaneous administration in a critically ill population and in a healthy cohort

Neil M Dooney, Krishnaswamy Sundararajan, Tharapriya Ramkumar, Andrew A Somogyi, Richard N Upton, Jennifer Ong, Stephanie N O’Connor, Marianne J Chapman, Guy L Ludbrook

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The Alaris auditory evoked potential monitor as an indicator of seizure inducibility and duration during electroconvulsive therapy: an observational study

Hsing-Hao Huang, Chun-Yu Wu, Feng-Sheng Lin, Yi-Ping Wang, Wei-Zen Sun, Chih-Peng Lin, Shou-Zen Fan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influence of the timing of administration of crystalloid on maternal hypotension during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: preload versus coload

Ah-Young Oh, Jung-Won Hwang, In-Ae Song, Mi-Hyun Kim, Jung-Hee Ryu, Hee-Pyoung Park, Yeong-Tae Jeon, Sang-Hwan Do

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in three HIV-positive patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Francesco Giuseppe De Rosa, Vito Fanelli, Silvia Corcione, Rosario Urbino, Chiara Bonetto, Davide Ricci, Mauro Rinaldi, Giovanni Di Perri, Stefano Bonora, Marco V Ranieri

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perioperative hypoxemia is common with horizontal positioning during general anesthesia and is associated with major adverse outcomes: a retrospective study of consecutive patients

C Michael Dunham, Barbara M Hileman, Amy E Hutchinson, Elisha A Chance, Gregory S Huang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Transcranial Doppler to assess sepsis-associated encephalopathy in critically ill patients

Charalampos Pierrakos, Rachid Attou, Laurence Decorte, Athanasios Kolyviras, Stefano Malinverni, Philippe Gottignies, Jacques Devriendt, David De Bels

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Glucose prediction by analysis of exhaled metabolites – a systematic review

Jan Hendrik Leopold, Roosmarijn TM van Hooijdonk, Peter J Sterk, Ameen Abu-Hanna, Marcus J Schultz, Lieuwe DJ Bos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Brachial artery reactivity and vascular reactive hyperemia for preoperative anaesthesia risk assessment – an observational study

Robert Schier, Volker Schick, Ashley Amsbaugh, Jorge Aguilar, Mike Hernandez, Reza J Mehran, Bernhard Riedel, Jochen Hinkelbein

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Peri-operative management of hysterostomy in a parturient with complete heart block, placenta accreta and intrauterine death

Vineya Rai, Ina I Shariffuddin, Yoo K Chan, Rajesh K Muniandy, Kang K Wong, Sukcharanjit Singh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Blood pressure response to combined general anaesthesia/interscalene brachial plexus block for outpatient shoulder arthroscopy

Hauke Janssen, Roland von Stosch, Rupert Pöschl, Benedikt Büttner, Martin Bauer, José Maria Hinz, Ingo Bergmann

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Electrical impedance tomography during major open upper abdominal surgery: a pilot-study

Maximilian S Schaefer, Viktoria Wania, Bea Bastin, Ursula Schmalz, Peter Kienbaum, Martin Beiderlinden, Tanja A Treschan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The impact of rescue or maintenance therapy with EGFR TKIs for Stage IIIb-IV non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer patients requiring mechanical ventilation

Te-Chun Hsia, Chih-Yen Tu, Hung-Jen Chen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intensive care staff, the donation request and relatives’ satisfaction with the decision: a focus group study

Jack de Groot, Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, Anneke de Vries, Cornelia Hoedemaekers, Andries Hoitsma, Wim Smeets, Evert van Leeuwen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gender differences in sore throat and hoarseness following endotracheal tube or laryngeal mask airway: a prospective study

Maria Jaensson, Anil Gupta, Ulrica Nilsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Relationship between intraoperative regional cerebral oxygen saturation trends and cognitive decline after total knee replacement: a post-hoc analysis

Fátima Salazar, Marta Doñate, Teresa Boget, Ana Bogdanovich, Misericordia Basora, Ferran Torres, Isabel Gracia, Neus Fàbregas

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Does an additional structured information program during the intensive care unit stay reduce anxiety in ICU patients?: a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Steffen Fleischer, Almuth Berg, Johann Behrens, Oliver Kuss, Ralf Becker, Annegret Horbach, Thomas R Neubert

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ropivacaine attenuates endotoxin plus hyperinflation-mediated acute lung injury via inhibition of early-onset Src-dependent signaling

Tobias Piegeler, Randal O Dull, Guochang Hu, Maricela Castellon, Andreia Z Chignalia, Ruben G Koshy, E Gina Votta-Velis, Alain Borgeat, David E Schwartz, Beatrice Beck-Schimmer, Richard D Minshall

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The impact of performance status and comorbidities on the short-term prognosis of very elderly patients admitted to the ICU

Fernando G Zampieri, Fernando Colombari

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measurement of the efficacy of 2% lipid in reversing bupivacaine- induced asystole in isolated rat hearts

Hongfei Chen, Yun Xia, Binbin Zhu, Xiawei Hu, Shihao Xu, Limei Chen, Thomas J Papadimos, Wantie Wang, Quanguang Wang, Xuzhong Xu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of intraoperative fluid administration on outcome in patients undergoing robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy – a retrospective analysis

Tobias Piegeler, Pamela Dreessen, Sereina M Graber, Sarah R Haile, Daniel Max Schmid, Beatrice Beck-Schimmer

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Liberal or restricted fluid administration: are we ready for a proposal of a restricted intraoperative approach?

Giorgio Della Rocca, Luigi Vetrugno, Gabriella Tripi, Cristian Deana, Federico Barbariol, Livia Pompei

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A prospective, randomized, double-blind, and multicenter trial of prophylactic effects of ramosetron on postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after craniotomy: comparison with ondansetron

Jung-Hee Ryu, Ji-Eun Lee, Young-Jin Lim, Deok-Man Hong, Hee-Pyoung Park, Jong-In Han, Hee-Jung Baik, Hyun-Zu Kim, Kyeong-Tae Min, Sang-Hwan Do

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Veno-venous ECMO: a synopsis of nine key potential challenges, considerations, and controversies

David B Tulman, Stanislaw P A Stawicki, Bryan A Whitson, Saarik C Gupta, Ravi S Tripathi, Michael S Firstenberg, Don Hayes Jr, Xuzhong Xu, Thomas J Papadimos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Nasal high–flow oxygen therapy in patients with hypoxic respiratory failure: effect on functional and subjective respiratory parameters compared to conventional oxygen therapy and non-invasive ventilation (NIV)

Norbert Schwabbauer, Björn Berg, Gunnar Blumenstock, Michael Haap, Jürgen Hetzel, Reimer Riessen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Lung volume assessments in normal and surfactant depleted lungs: agreement between bedside techniques and CT imaging

Gergely Albu, Ferenc Petak, Tristan Zand, Magnus Hallbäck, Mats Wallin, Walid Habre

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The role of plasma gelsolin in cardiopulmonary bypass induced acute lung injury in infants and young children: a pilot study

ShanShan Shi, Chi Chen, DongYan Zhao, XiWang Liu, BaoLi Cheng, ShuiJing Wu, Ru Lin, LinHua Tan, XiangMing Fang, Qiang Shu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sugammadex is effective in reversing rocuronium in the presence of antibiotics

Mark E Hudson, Henk Rietbergen, Jacques E Chelly

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Safety, feasibility and complications during resective pediatric epilepsy surgery: a retrospective analysis

Marcus O Thudium, Marec von Lehe, Caroline Wessling, Jan-Christoph Schoene-Bake, Martin Soehle

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Multiple epidural steroid injections and body mass index linked with occurrence of epidural lipomatosis: a case series

Rafael Jaimes III, Angelo G Rocco

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Palonosetron and aprepitant for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients indicated for laparoscopic gynaecologic surgery: a double-blind randomised trial

Hyoung Yong Moon, Chong Wha Baek, Geun Joo Choi, Hwa Yong Shin, Hyun Kang, Yong Hun Jung, Young Cheol Woo, Jin Yun Kim, Seul Gi Park

01.12.2014 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Preoperative management of antiplatelet drugs for a coronary artery stent: how can we hit a moving target?

Thomas R Vetter, James M Hunter Jr, Arthur M Boudreaux

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Changes in endotracheal tube cuff pressure during laparoscopic surgery in head-up or head-down position

Chun-Yu Wu, Yu-Chang Yeh, Ming-Chu Wang, Chia-Hsin Lai, Shou-Zen Fan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Extubation force depends upon angle of force application and fixation technique: a study of 7 methods

Jennifer L Wagner, Robin Shandas, Craig J Lanning

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Covariates of intravenous paracetamol pharmacokinetics in adults

Karel Allegaert, Klaus T Olkkola, Katie H Owens, Marc Van de Velde, Monique M de Maat, Brian J Anderson, the PACIA** study group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intraoperative bispectral index monitoring and time to extubation after cardiac surgery: secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial

Jennifer L Vance, Amy M Shanks, Derek T Woodrum

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cardiac condition during cooling and rewarming periods of therapeutic hypothermia after cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Serdar Demirgan, Kerem Erkalp, M Salih Sevdi, Meltem Turkay Aydogmus, Numan Kutbay, Aydin Firincioglu, Ali Ozalp, Aysin Alagol

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Introducing an integrated intermediate care unit improves ICU utilization: a prospective intervention study

Barbara CJ Solberg, Carmen D Dirksen, Fred HM Nieman, Godefridus van Merode, Graham Ramsay, Paul Roekaerts, Martijn Poeze

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparison of three point-of-care testing devices to detect hemostatic changes in adult elective cardiac surgery: a prospective observational study

Aurora Espinosa, Roar Stenseth, Vibeke Videm, Hilde Pleym

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gastric tube insertion under direct vision using the King Vision™ video laryngoscope: a randomized, prospective, clinical trial

Tadashi Okabe, Gentaro Goto, Yoko Hori, Atsuhiro Sakamoto

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of the PaO2/FiO2 ratio after cardiac surgery as a predictor of outcome during hospital stay

Francisco Esteve, Juan C Lopez-Delgado, Casimiro Javierre, Konstantina Skaltsa, Maria LL Carrio, David Rodríguez-Castro, Herminia Torrado, Elisabet Farrero, Antonio Diaz-Prieto, Josep LL Ventura, Rafael Mañez

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Medical intensive care unit clinician attitudes and perceived barriers towards early mobilization of critically ill patients: a cross-sectional survey study

Sarah E Jolley, Janet Regan-Baggs, Robert P Dickson, Catherine L Hough

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Current ventilation practice during general anaesthesia: a prospective audit in Melbourne, Australia

Dharshi Karalapillai, Laurence Weinberg, Jonathan Galtieri, Neil Glassford, Glenn Eastwood, Jai Darvall, Jake Geertsema, Ravi Bangia, Jane Fitzgerald, Tuong Phan, Luke OHallaran, Adriano Cocciante, Stuart Watson, David Story, Rinaldo Bellomo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceptions of diagnosis and management of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: a survey of United Kingdom intensive care physicians

Ahilanandan Dushianthan, Rebecca Cusack, Nigel Chee, John-Oliver Dunn, Michael PW Grocott

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Usefulness of presepsin in the diagnosis of sepsis in patients with or without acute kidney injury

Yoshihiko Nakamura, Hiroyasu Ishikura, Takeshi Nishida, Yasumasa Kawano, Rie Yuge, Reiko Ichiki, Akira Murai

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Increased lung inflammation with oxygen supplementation in tracheotomized spontaneously breathing rabbits: an experimental prospective randomized study

Humberto S Machado, Catarina S Nunes, Paula Sá, Antonio Couceiro, Álvaro Moreira da Silva, Artur Águas

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perioperative transfusion threshold and ambulation after hip revision surgery – a randomized trial

Kamilla Nielsen, Pär I Johansson, Benny Dahl, Michael Wagner, Britt Frausing, Jens Børglum, Kenneth Jensen, Jens Stürup, Jesper Hvolris, Lars S Rasmussen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Dynamic preload indicators decrease when the abdomen is opened

Martijn van Lavieren, Jeroen Veelenturf, Charlotte Hofhuizen, Marion van der Kolk, Johannes van der Hoeven, Peter Pickkers, Joris Lemson, Benno Lansdorp

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Three suspected cases of sugammadex-induced anaphylactic shock

Tomonori Takazawa, Yukinari Tomita, Nagahide Yoshida, Akihiro Tomioka, Tatsuo Horiuchi, Chie Nagata, Masaki Orihara, Makiko Hardy Yamada, Shigeru Saito

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between red blood cell storage duration and clinical outcome in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: a retrospective study

Jeong Jin Min, Jun-Yeol Bae, Tae Kyong Kim, Deok Man Hong, Ho Young Hwang, Ki-Bong Kim, Kyou-Sup Han, Yunseok Jeon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A randomized trial of preoperative oral carbohydrates in abdominal surgery

Fatos Sada, Avdyl Krasniqi, Astrit Hamza, Agreta Gecaj-Gashi, Besnik Bicaj, Floren Kavaja

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Improving diagnostic accuracy in assessing pulmonary edema on bedside chest radiographs using a standardized scoring approach

Matthias Hammon, Peter Dankerl, Heinz Leonhard Voit-Höhne, Martin Sandmair, Ferdinand Josef Kammerer, Michael Uder, Rolf Janka

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effects of different flow patterns and end-inspiratory pause on oxygenation and ventilation in newborn piglets: an experimental study

Carlos Ferrando, Marisa García, Andrea Gutierrez, Jose A Carbonell, Gerardo Aguilar, Marina Soro, Francisco J Belda

01.12.2014 | Database | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hemodynamic impact of isobaric levobupivacaine versus hyperbaric bupivacaine for subarachnoid anesthesia in patients aged 65 and older undergoing hip surgery

Rosa Herrera, Jose De Andrés, Luis Estañ, Francisco J Morales Olivas, Inocencia Martínez-Mir, Thorsten Steinfeldt

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Non-invasive pulse wave analysis for monitoring the cardiovascular effects of CO2pneumoperitoneum during laparoscopic cholecystectomy- a prospective case-series study

Péter Sárkány, Szabolcs Lengyel, Réka Nemes, Lívia Orosz, Dénes Páll, Csilla Molnár, Béla Fülesdi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

GlideScope Use improves intubation success rates: an observational study using propensity score matching

James W Ibinson, Catalin S Ezaru, Daniel S Cormican, Michael P Mangione

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Continuous spinal anaesthesia versus ultrasound-guided combined psoas compartment-sciatic nerve block for hip replacement surgery in elderly high-risk patients: a prospective randomised study

Mehmet Aksoy, Aysenur Dostbil, Ilker Ince, Ali Ahiskalioglu, Hacı Ahmet Alici, Ali Aydin, Osman Ozgur Kilinc

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A confounding coincidence: epidural anesthesia and paraplegia due to intramedullary tuberculoma in a patient who underwent cholecystectomy

Changyi Wu, Ying Zhang, Jianmin Xu

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Study protocol of a randomised controlled trial comparing perioperative intravenous insulin, GIK or GLP-1 treatment in diabetes–PILGRIM trial

Jorinde AW Polderman, Peter L Houweling, Markus W Hollmann, J Hans DeVries, Benedikt Preckel, Jeroen Hermanides

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Pre-analytic factors and initial biomarker levels in community-acquired pneumonia patients

Alexander Kutz, Eva Grolimund, Mirjam Christ-Crain, Robert Thomann, Claudine Falconnier, Claus Hoess, Christoph Henzen, Werner Zimmerli, Beat Mueller, Philipp Schuetz, for the ProHOSP Study Group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Techniques for the insertion of the proseal laryngeal mask airway: comparison of the foley airway stylet tool with the introducer tool in a prospective, randomized study

Mao-Kai Chen, Hung-Te Hsu, I-Cheng Lu, Chih-Kai Shih, Ya-Chun Shen, Kuang-Yi Tseng, Kuang-I Cheng

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

An evaluation of POSSUM and P-POSSUM scoring in predicting post-operative mortality in a level 1 critical care setting

Sarah Scott, Jonathan N Lund, Stuart Gold, Richard Elliott, Mair Vater, Mallicka P Chakrabarty, Thomas P Heinink, John P Williams

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The influence of statin exposure on inflammatory markers in patients with early bacterial infection: pilot prospective cohort study

Manu Shankar-Hari, Antonia Donnelly, Ruxandra Pinto, Zaid Salih, Cathrine McKenzie, Marius Terblanche, Neill KJ Adhikari

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Culture negative empyema in a critically ill child: an opportunity for rapid molecular diagnostics

Elsa L Vazquez Melendez, John J Farrell, Andrea M Hujer, Kristin S Lowery, Rangarajan Sampath, Robert A Bonomo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Administration of fibrinogen concentrate for refractory bleeding in massively transfused, non-trauma patients with coagulopathy: a retrospective study with comparator group

Santiago R Leal-Noval, Manuel Casado, Victoria Arellano-Orden, Reginald Dusseck, Javier Bautista-Paloma, Manuel Muñoz, José Naranjo-Izorieta, Antonio Puppo Moreno, Aurelio Cayuela

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Changes in intracranial pressure gradients between the cerebral hemispheres in patients with intracerebral hematomas in one cerebral hemisphere

Wusi Qiu, Qizhou Jiang, Guoming Xiao, Weiming Wang, Hong Shen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

External validation of the intensive care national audit & research centre (ICNARC) risk prediction model in critical care units in Scotland

David A Harrison, Nazir I Lone, Catriona Haddow, Moranne MacGillivray, Angela Khan, Brian Cook, Kathryn M Rowan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Anesthetic management of patients undergoing bariatric surgery: two year experience in a single institution in Switzerland

Bastian Lindauer, Marc P Steurer, Markus K Müller, Alexander Dullenkopf

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Does premedication with dexmedetomidine provide perioperative hemodynamic stability in hypertensive patients?

Gulbin Sezen, Yavuz Demiraran, Ilknur Suidiye Seker, Ibrahim Karagoz, Abdulkadir Iskender, Handan Ankarali, Ozlem Ersoy, Onur Ozlu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

In vivo study of the effects of exogenous hydrogen sulfide on lung mitochondria in acute lung injury in rats

Quansheng Du, Chao Wang, Nan Zhang, Guofeng Li, Meng Zhang, Liping Li, Qingzeng Zhang, Jianxin Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tissue ischemia microdialysis assessments following severe traumatic haemorrhagic shock: lactate/pyruvate ratio as a new resuscitation end point?

Filip Burša, Leopold Pleva, Jan Máca, Peter Sklienka, Pavel Ševčík

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of the feasibility of high-concentration capsaicin patches in the pain unit of a tertiary hospital for a population of mixed refractory peripheral neuropathic pain syndromes in Non-diabetic patients

Marc Giménez-Milà, Sebastián Videla, Marco-Antonio Navarro, Adela Faulí, Antonio Ojeda, Ana Bogdanovich, Luis-Alfonso Moreno, Clara Hernández-Cera, Carme Busquets

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Transversus abdominis-plane block versus local anesthetic wound infiltration in lower abdominal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Nanze Yu, Xiao Long, Jorge R Lujan-Hernandez, Julien Succar, Xin Xin, Xiaojun Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tissue oxygenation as a target for goal-directed therapy in high-risk surgery: a pilot study

Paul A van Beest, Jaap Jan Vos, Marieke Poterman, Alain F Kalmar, Thomas WL Scheeren

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prognosis of critically ill cirrhotic versus non-cirrhotic patients: a comprehensive score-matched study

Chung-Ming Fu, Chih-Hsiang Chang, Pei-Chun Fan, Ming-Hung Tsai, Shu-Min Lin, Kuo-Chin Kao, Ya-Chung Tian, Cheng-Chieh Hung, Ji-Tseng Fang, Chih-Wei Yang, Yung-Chang Chen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Circulating anti-inflammatory adipokines High Molecular Weight Adiponectin and Zinc-α2-glycoprotein (ZAG) are inhibited in early sepsis, but increase with clinical recovery: a pilot study

Ingeborg D Welters, Chen Bing, Cherlyn Ding, Martin Leuwer, Alison M Hall

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Characteristics, management and outcomes of critically ill patients who are 80 years and older: a retrospective comparative cohort study

Hasan M Al-Dorzi, Hani M Tamim, Shihab Mundekkadan, Muhammad R Sohail, Yaseen M Arabi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of delivery of enteral nutrition in mechanically ventilated Malaysian ICU patients

Keng F Yip, Vineya Rai, Kang K Wong

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intrathecal injection of fluorocitric acid inhibits the activation of glial cells causing reduced mirror pain in rats

Jing Cao, Zhihua Li, Zhenhua Zhang, Xiuhua Ren, Qingzan Zhao, Jinping Shao, Ming Li, Jiannan Wang, Puchao Huang, Weidong Zang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Identifying which septic patients have increased mortality risk using severity scores: a cohort study

Charis A Marwick, Bruce Guthrie, Jan EC Pringle, Shaun R McLeod, Josie MM Evans, Peter G Davey

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Proteomic profiling of the phosphoproteins in the rat thalamus, hippocampus and frontal lobe after propofol anesthesia

Jing Tang, Qiong Xue, Hong Ding, Zaisheng Qin, Jinfang Xiao, Chunshui Lin, Youtan Liu, Tao Tao

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

No signs of dose escalations of potent opioids prescribed after tibial shaft fractures: a study of Swedish National Registries

Zewar Al Dabbagh, Karl-Åke Jansson, Carl-Olav Stiller, Scott Montgomery, Rüdiger J Weiss

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prediction of early postoperative major cardiac events after elective orthopedic surgery: the role of B-type natriuretic peptide, the revised cardiac risk index, and ASA class

Luigi Vetrugno, Nicola Langiano, Renato Gisonni, Alessandro Rizzardo, Paola Enrica Venchiarutti, Michele Divella, Livia Pompei, Araldo Causero, Giorgio Della Rocca

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Replacement of anesthesia machines improves intraoperative ventilation parameters associated with the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome

James M Blum, Victor Davila, Michael J Stentz, Ronald Dechert, Elizabeth Jewell, Milo Engoren

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of ischemic and pharmacological preconditioning of lower limb muscle tissue on tissue oxygenation measured by near-infrared spectroscopy – a pilot study

Axel Fudickar, Sarah Kunath, Dana Voß, Markus Siggelkow, Erol Cavus, Markus Steinfath, Berthold Bein

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The combination of MELD score and ICG liver testing predicts length of stay in the ICU and hospital mortality in liver transplant recipients

Stephanie Klinzing, Giovanna Brandi, Paul A Stehberger, Dimitri A Raptis, Markus Béchir

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The caval index: an adequate non-invasive ultrasound parameter to predict fluid responsiveness in the emergency department?

Silke de Valk, Tycho Joan Olgers, Mirjam Holman, Farouq Ismael, Jack Johannes Maria Ligtenberg, Jan Cornelis ter Maaten

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Rocuronium blockade reversal with sugammadex vs. neostigmine: randomized study in Chinese and Caucasian subjects

Xinmin Wu, Helle Oerding, Jin Liu, Bernard Vanacker, Shanglong Yao, Vegard Dahl, Lize Xiong, Casper Claudius, Yun Yue, Yuguang Huang, Esther Abels, Henk Rietbergen, Tiffany Woo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A modified technique to improve the outcome of intubation with a left-sided double-lumen endobronchial tube

Hung-Te Hsu, Shah-Hwa Chou, Chun-Yen Chou, Kuang-Yi Tseng, Yi-Wei Kuo, Mei-Chun Chen, Kuang-I Cheng

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Pulmonary vascular permeability index and global end-diastolic volume: are the data consistent in patients with femoral venous access for transpulmonary thermodilution: a prospective observational study

Helena Berbara, Sebastian Mair, Analena Beitz, Benedikt Henschel, Roland M Schmid, Wolfgang Huber

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The accuracy of locating the cricothyroid membrane by palpation – an intergender study

Mark Campbell, Hilary Shanahan, Simon Ash, Jonathan Royds, Viera Husarova, Conan McCaul

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effect of simulation-based training on initial performance of ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus blockade in a clinical setting – a pilot study

Owen O’Sullivan, Gabriella Iohom, Brian D O’Donnell, George D Shorten

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Can serum L-lactate, D-lactate, creatine kinase and I-FABP be used as diagnostic markers in critically ill patients suspected for bowel ischemia

Peter HJ van der Voort, Berit Westra, Jos PJ Wester, Rob J Bosman, Ilse van Stijn, Inez-Anne Haagen, Ference J Loupatty, Saskia Rijkenberg

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness of heat and moisture exchangers in preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients: a meta-analysis

Mayra Gonçalves Menegueti, Maria Auxiliadora-Martins, Altacílio Aparecido Nunes

01.12.2014 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

BMC Anesthesiology reviewer acknowledgement, 2013

Thomas A Rowles

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