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Critical Care

Critical Care 4/2011

Ausgabe 4/2011

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 69 Artikel )

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Diagnosis of kidney damage using novel acute kidney injury biomarkers: assessment of kidney function alone is insufficient

Patrick T Murray

01.08.2011 | Book report | Ausgabe 4/2011

Sepsis: new strategies for management

Yasser Sakr

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Traumatic brain injury and resuscitation with blood products: what should we do?

Bryan C Oh, John B Holcomb

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Appropriate antibiotic dosing in severe sepsis and acute renal failure: factors to consider

Francisco Javier González de Molina, Ricard Ferrer

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

When to start dialysis in patients with acute kidney injury? When semantics and logic become entangled with expectations and beliefs

Norbert Lameire, Wim Vanbiesen, Raymond Vanholder

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

A novel use for novel acute kidney injury biomarkers: fenoldopam's effect on neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin and cystatin C

Stuart L Goldstein

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

The relationship between inotrope exposure, six-hour postoperative physiological variables, hospital mortality and renal dysfunction in patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Jason Shahin, Benoit deVarennes, Chun Wing Tse, Dan-Alexandru Amarica, Sandra Dial

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Statin pre-treatment is associated with lower platelet activity and favorable outcome in patients with acute non-cardio-embolic ischemic stroke

Nai-Wen Tsai, Tsu-Kung Lin, Wen-Neng Chang, Chung-Ren Jan, Chi-Ren Huang, Shang-Der Chen, Kuei-Yueh Cheng, Yi-Fang Chiang, Hung-Chen Wang, Tzu-Ming Yang, Yu-Jun Lin, Wei-Che Lin, Hsueh-Wen Chang, Lian-Hui Lee, Cheng-Hsien Lu

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Comparison of intravenous immunoglobulin and plasma exchange in treatment of mechanically ventilated children with Guillain Barré syndrome: a randomized study

Mohammed A El-Bayoumi, Ahmed M El-Refaey, Alaa M Abdelkader, Mohamed MA El-Assmy, Angi A Alwakeel, Hanem M El-Tahan

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Automatic detection of patient-ventilator asynchrony by spectral analysis of airway flow

Guillermo Gutierrez, Guillermo J Ballarino, Hulya Turkan, Juan Abril, Lucy De La Cruz, Connor Edsall, Binu George, Susan Gutierrez, Vinayak Jha, Jalil Ahari

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Impact of norepinephrine on the relationship between pleth variability index and pulse pressure variations in ICU adult patients

Matthieu Biais, Vincent Cottenceau, Laurent Petit, Françoise Masson, Jean-François Cochard, François Sztark

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

C-reactive protein, an early marker of community-acquired sepsis resolution: a multi-center prospective observational study

Pedro Póvoa, Armando M Teixeira-Pinto, António H Carneiro, the Portuguese Community-Acquired Sepsis Study Group (SACiUCI)

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Dynamic monitors of brain function: a new target in neurointensive care unit

Enrico Bosco, Elisabetta Marton, Alberto Feletti, Bruno Scarpa, Pierluigi Longatti, Paolo Zanatta, Emanuele Giorgi, Carlo Sorbara

01.08.2011 | Review | Ausgabe 4/2011

Clinical review: Thinking outside the box - an iconoclastic view of current practice

Mervyn Singer, Michael A Matthay

01.08.2011 | Viewpoint | Ausgabe 4/2011

Building effective critical care teams

Constantine Manthous, Ingrid M Nembhard, Andrea B Hollingshead

01.08.2011 | Review | Ausgabe 4/2011

Clinical review: Special populations - critical illness and pregnancy

Patrick J Neligan, John G Laffey

01.08.2011 | Review | Ausgabe 4/2011

Bench-to-bedside review: Ventilation-induced renal injury through systemic mediator release - just theory or a causal relationship?

Jan Willem Kuiper, Rosanna Vaschetto, Francesco Della Corte, Frans B Plötz, AB Johan Groeneveld

01.08.2011 | Review | Ausgabe 4/2011

Clinical review: Update on hemodynamic monitoring - a consensus of 16

Jean-Louis Vincent, Andrew Rhodes, Azriel Perel, Greg S Martin, Giorgio Della Rocca, Benoit Vallet, Michael R Pinsky, Christoph K Hofer, Jean-Louis Teboul, Willem-Pieter de Boode, Sabino Scolletta, Antoine Vieillard-Baron, Daniel De Backer, Keith R Walley, Marco Maggiorini, Mervyn Singer

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Another nail in the hammer's coffin?

Mervyn Singer, David Brealey

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Should we use early less invasive hemodynamic monitoring in unstable ICU patients?

Maurizio Cecconi, David Bennett

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

'Cooling and cathing' the post-resuscitated

Karl B Kern

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Give or take? Intravenous immunoglobulin or plasma exchange for Guillain-Barré syndrome

Richard AC Hughes

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Revisiting Mars and Venus: understanding gender differences in critical illness

Michael C Reade, Sachin Yende, Derek C Angus

01.08.2011 | Viewpoint | Ausgabe 4/2011

Working with capacity limitations: operations management in critical care

Christian Terwiesch, Diwas KC, Jeremy M Kahn

01.08.2011 | Letter | Ausgabe 4/2011

Early versus late renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury: the search for a definition of timing continues

Jonathan Bannard-Smith, Stephen Mousdale

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Are arterial blood gases necessary in the evaluation of acutely dyspneic patients?

Christopher Junker, Guillermo Gutierrez

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

On the imperfect synchrony between patient and ventilator

Paolo Navalesi

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

In vivo and in vitro evidence for pleiotropic effects of levosimendan in the intensive care setting

Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz, Alexandre Mebazaa

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Central venous oxygen saturation in septic shock - a marker of cardiac output, microvascular shunting and/or dysoxia?

Nicolai Haase, Anders Perner

01.08.2011 | Letter | Ausgabe 4/2011

Soluble CD40 ligand is not solely related to the presence and severity of sepsis

Michelle S Chew, Henrik Thorlacius

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Oliguria as predictive biomarker of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients

John R Prowle, Yan-Lun Liu, Elisa Licari, Sean M Bagshaw, Moritoki Egi, Michael Haase, Anja Haase-Fielitz, John A Kellum, Dinna Cruz, Claudio Ronco, Kenji Tsutsui, Shigehiko Uchino, Rinaldo Bellomo

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

In-vivovalidation of a new non-invasive continuous ventricular stroke volume monitoring system in an animal model

Maurits K Konings, Paul F Grundeman, Henk G Goovaerts, Maarten R Roosendaal, Imo E Hoefer, Pieter A Doevendans, Frank E Rademakers, Wolfgang F Buhre

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Levosimendan inhibits release of reactive oxygen species in polymorphonuclear leukocytes in vitro and in patients with acute heart failure and septic shock: a prospective observational study

Julia Hasslacher, Klaudija Bijuklic, Cristina Bertocchi, Jordan Kountchev, Romuald Bellmann, Stefan Dunzendorfer, Michael Joannidis

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Effects of discontinuing or continuing ongoing statin therapy in severe sepsis and septic shock: a retrospective cohort study

Armand Mekontso Dessap, Islem Ouanes, Nerlep Rana, Beatrice Borghi, Christophe Bazin, Sandrine Katsahian, Anne Hulin, Christian Brun-Buisson

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

PaCO2 and alveolar dead space are more relevant than PaO2/FiO2 ratio in monitoring the respiratory response to prone position in ARDS patients: a physiological study

Cyril Charron, Xavier Repesse, Koceïla Bouferrache, Laurent Bodson, Samuel Castro, Bernard Page, François Jardin, Antoine Vieillard-Baron

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

High central venous oxygen saturation in the latter stages of septic shock is associated with increased mortality

Julien Textoris, Louis Fouché, Sandrine Wiramus, François Antonini, Sowita Tho, Claude Martin, Marc Leone

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

When should a diagnosis of influenza be considered in adults requiring intensive care unit admission? Results of population-based active surveillance in Toronto

Stefan P Kuster, Kevin C Katz, Joanne Blair, James Downey, Steven J Drews, Sandy Finkelstein, Rob Fowler, Karen Green, Jonathan Gubbay, Kazi Hassan, Stephen E Lapinsky, Tony Mazzulli, Donna McRitchie, Janos Pataki, Agron Plevneshi, Jeff Powis, David Rose, Alicia Sarabia, Carmine Simone, Andrew Simor, Allison McGeer

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Multicentre validation of the bedside paediatric early warning system score: a severity of illness score to detect evolving critical illness in hospitalised children

Christopher S Parshuram, Heather P Duncan, Ari R Joffe, Catherine A Farrell, Jacques R Lacroix, Kristen L Middaugh, James S Hutchison, David Wensley, Nadeene Blanchard, Joseph Beyene, Patricia C Parkin

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Manual hyperinflation partly prevents reductions of functional residual capacity in cardiac surgical patients - a randomized controlled trial

Frederique Paulus, Denise P Veelo, Selma B de Nijs, Ludo FM Beenen, Paul Bresser, Bas AJM de Mol, Jan M Binnekade, Marcus J Schultz

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Managing daily intensive care activities: An observational study concerning ad hoc decision making of charge nurses and intensivists

Heljä Lundgrén-Laine, Elina Kontio, Juha Perttilä, Heikki Korvenranta, Jari Forsström, Sanna Salanterä

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Validation and comparison of clinical prediction rules for invasive candidiasis in intensive care unit patients: a matched case-control study

Elizabeth D Hermsen, Michelle K Zapapas, Melissa Maiefski, Mark E Rupp, Alison G Freifeld, Andre C Kalil

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Women receive more trials of noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure than men: a nationwide population-based study

Hsiu-Nien Shen, Chin-Li Lu, Hsi-Hsing Yang

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Diagnostic performance of fractional excretion of urea in the evaluation of critically ill patients with acute kidney injury: a multicenter cohort study

Michael Darmon, Francois Vincent, Jean Dellamonica, Frederique Schortgen, Frederic Gonzalez, Vincent Das, Fabrice Zeni, Laurent Brochard, Gilles Bernardin, Yves Cohen, Benoit Schlemmer

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Fiber optic bronchoscopy in patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure requiring noninvasive ventilation - a feasibility study

Hans Jörg Baumann, Hans Klose, Marcel Simon, Tarik Ghadban, Stephan A Braune, Jan K Hennigs, Stefan Kluge

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Admission risk factors for cerebral vasospasm in ruptured brain arteriovenous malformations: An observational study

Vibol Chhor, Yannick Le Manach, Fréderic Clarençon, Aurélien Nouet, Jean-Louis Daban, Lamine Abdennour, Louis Puybasset, Thomas Lescot

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

The clinical and functional relevance of microparticles induced by activated protein C treatment in sepsis

Margarita Pérez-Casal, Victoria Thompson, Colin Downey, Ingeborg Welters, Duncan Wyncoll, Jecko Thachil, Cheng Hock Toh

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Increased B-type natriuretic peptide and decreased proteinuria might reflect decreased capillary leakage and is associated with a better outcome in patients with severe burns

Karina de Leeuw, Marianne K Nieuwenhuis, Anuschka S Niemeijer, Hans Eshuis, Gerard IJM Beerthuizen, Wilbert M Janssen

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Mild hypoglycemia is independently associated with increased mortality in the critically ill

James S Krinsley, Marcus J Schultz, Peter E Spronk, Robin E Harmsen, Floris van Braam Houckgeest, Johannes P van der Sluijs, Christian Mélot, Jean Charles Preiser

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Mild-stretch mechanical ventilation upregulates toll-like receptor 2 and sensitizes the lung to bacterial lipopeptide

Pierre-Emmanuel Charles, Pierre Tissières, Saber Davide Barbar, Delphine Croisier, Julien Dufour, Irène Dunn-Siegrist, Pascal Chavanet, Jérôme Pugin

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

The late phase of sepsis is characterized by an increased microbiological burden and death rate

Gordon P Otto, Maik Sossdorf, Ralf A Claus, Jürgen Rödel, Katja Menge, Konrad Reinhart, Michael Bauer, Niels C Riedemann

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Lung sonography and recruitment in patients with early acute respiratory distress syndrome: A pilot study

Konstantinos Stefanidis, Stavros Dimopoulos, Elli-Sophia Tripodaki, Konstantinos Vitzilaios, Panagiotis Politis, Ploutarchos Piperopoulos, Serafim Nanas

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Succinylcholine versus rocuronium for rapid sequence intubation in intensive care: a prospective, randomized controlled trial

Stephan C Marsch, Luzius Steiner, Evelyne Bucher, Hans Pargger, Martin Schumann, Timothy Aebi, Patrick R Hunziker, Martin Siegemund

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Revised trauma scoring system to predict in-hospital mortality in the emergency department: Glasgow Coma Scale, Age, and Systolic Blood Pressure score

Yutaka Kondo, Toshikazu Abe, Kiyotaka Kohshi, Yasuharu Tokuda, E Francis Cook, Ichiro Kukita

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

O2 delivery and CO2 production during cardiopulmonary bypass as determinants of acute kidney injury: time for a goal-directed perfusion management?

Filip de Somer, John W Mulholland, Megan R Bryan, Tommaso Aloisio, Guido J Van Nooten, Marco Ranucci

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Electrical impedance tomography measured at two thoracic levels can visualize the ventilation distribution changes at the bedside during a decremental positive end-expiratory lung pressure trial

Ido G Bikker, Carsten Preis, Mahamud Egal, Jan Bakker, Diederik Gommers

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Elevated red cell distribution width predicts poor outcome in young patients with community acquired pneumonia

Eyal Braun, Erel Domany, Yael Kenig, Yoav Mazor, Badira F Makhoul, Zaher S Azzam

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

High mixed venous oxygen saturation levels do not exclude fluid responsiveness in critically ill septic patients

Dimitrios Velissaris, Charalampos Pierrakos, Sabino Scolletta, Daniel De Backer, Jean Louis Vincent

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

'Score to Door Time', a benchmarking tool for rapid response systems: a pilot multi-centre service evaluation

Kieran J Oglesby, Lesley Durham, John Welch, Christian P Subbe

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Plasma cell-free DNA in patients needing mechanical ventilation

Marjatta Okkonen, Päivi Lakkisto, Anna-Maija Korhonen, Ilkka Parviai-nen, Matti Reinikainen, Tero Varpula, Ville Pettilä, The FINNALI Study Group

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Hemodynamic monitoring and management in patients undergoing high risk surgery: a survey among North American and European anesthesiologists

Maxime Cannesson, Gunther Pestel, Cameron Ricks, Andreas Hoeft, Azriel Perel

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Assessing left ventricular systolic function in shock: evaluation of echocardiographic parameters in intensive care

Lill Bergenzaun, Petri Gudmundsson, Hans Öhlin, Joachim Düring, Anders Ersson, Lilian Ihrman, Ronnie Willenheimer, Michelle S Chew

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

sRAGE in diabetic and non-diabetic critically ill patients: effects of intensive insulin therapy

Yaseen M Arabi, Mohammed Dehbi, Asgar H Rishu, Engin Baturcam, Salim H Kahoul, Riette J Brits, Brintha Naidu, Abderrezak Bouchama

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Admissions to intensive care unit of HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: etiology and prognostic factors

Hou-Hsien Chiang, Chien-Ching Hung, Chang-Min Lee, Hsuan-Yu Chen, Mao-Yuan Chen, Wang-Huei Sheng, Szu-Min Hsieh, Hsin-Yun Sun, Chao-Chi Ho, Chong-Jen Yu

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Precision of the transpulmonary thermodilution measurements

Xavier Monnet, Romain Persichini, Mariem Ktari, Mathieu Jozwiak, Christian Richard, Jean-Louis Teboul

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Urine hepcidin has additive value in ruling out cardiopulmonary bypass-associated acute kidney injury: an observational cohort study

Anja Haase-Fielitz, Peter R Mertens, Michael Plaß, Hermann Kuppe, Roland Hetzer, Mark Westerman, Vaughn Ostland, John R Prowle, Rinaldo Bellomo, Michael Haase

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Lung Function and Organ Dysfunctions in 178 Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation During The 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic

Fernando G Ríos, Elisa Estenssoro, Fernando Villarejo, Ricardo Valentini, Liliana Aguilar, Daniel Pezzola, Pascual Valdez, Miguel Blasco, Cristina Orlandi, Javier Alvarez, Fernando Saldarini, Alejandro Gómez, Pablo E Gómez, Martin Deheza, Alan Zazu, Mónica Quinteros, Ariel Chena, Javier Osatnik, Damian Violi, Maria Eugenia Gonzalez, Guillermo Chiappero

01.08.2011 | Research | Ausgabe 4/2011 Open Access

Coenzyme Q10 levels are low and may be associated with the inflammatory cascade in septic shock

Michael W Donnino, Michael N Cocchi, Justin D Salciccioli, Daniel Kim, Ali B Naini, Catherine Buettner, Praveen Akuthota

01.08.2011 | Commentary | Ausgabe 4/2011

Biomarkers of focal and diffuse traumatic brain injury

Pieter E Vos

01.08.2011 | Review | Ausgabe 4/2011

Bench-to-bedside review: Vasopressin in the management of septic shock

James A Russell

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