Vasopressin and its analogues in shock states: a review
Activation of arginine –vasopressin is one of the hormonal responses to face vasodilation-related hypotension. Released from the post-pituitary gland, vasopressin induces vasoconstriction through the activation... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 22, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Julien Demiselle, Nicolas Fage, Peter Radermacher and Pierre Asfar Tags: Review Source Type: research

Response to Huang et al. “Herpesviridae reactivation for poor outcome in ARDS patients with ECMO: criminal or witness?”
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Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 21, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Sami Hraiech and Laurent Papazian Tags: Letter to the Editor Response Source Type: research

Biomarkers and clinical scores to aid the identification of disease severity and intensive care requirement following activation of an in-hospital sepsis code
Few validated biomarker or clinical score combinations exist which can discriminate between cases of infection and other non-infectious conditions following activation of an in-hospital sepsis code, as well as... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 15, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jaume Baldir à, Juan Carlos Ruiz-Rodríguez, Darius Cameron Wilson, Adolf Ruiz-Sanmartin, Alejandro Cortes, Luis Chiscano, Roser Ferrer-Costa, Inma Comas, Nieves Larrosa, Anna Fàbrega, Juan José González-López and Ricard Ferrer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Surfactant protein D (SP-D) gene polymorphism rs721917 is an independent predictor of acute kidney injury development in sepsis patients: a prospective cohort study
Currently, there are no reliable predictors of risk of development and severity of acute kidney injury (AKI) in septic patients. The surfactant protein D (SP-D) polymorphism rs721917C/T is associated with a gr... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 13, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jiao Liu, Jianying Yao, Lidi Zhang, Yizhu Chen, Hangxiang Du, Zhenliang Wen and Dechang Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Accuracy of ventilator-associated events for the diagnosis of ventilator-associated lower respiratory tract infections
The aim of this study was to investigate the concordance between ventilator-associated events (VAE) and ventilator-associated lower respiratory tract infections (VA-LRTI), and their impact on outcome. (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 13, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Olivier Pouly, Sylvain Lecailtel, Sophie Six, S ébastien Préau, Frédéric Wallet, Saad Nseir and Anahita Rouzé Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical pharmacokinetics of 3-h extended infusion of meropenem in adult patients with severe sepsis and septic shock: implications for empirical therapy against Gram-negative bacteria
Optimal anti-bacterial activity of meropenem requires maintenance of its plasma concentration (Cp) above the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of the pathogen for at least 40% of the dosing interval (fT  >... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 10, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Amol T. Kothekar, Jigeeshu Vasishtha Divatia, Sheila Nainan Myatra, Anand Patil, Manjunath Nookala Krishnamurthy, Harish Mallapura Maheshwarappa, Suhail Sarwar Siddiqui, Murari Gurjar, Sanjay Biswas and Vikram Gota Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevention and treatment of acute lung injury with time-controlled adaptive ventilation: physiologically informed modification of airway pressure release ventilation
Mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) remains unacceptably high at approximately 39%. One of the only treatments is supportive: mechanical ventilation. However, improperly set mechanical vent... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 6, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Gary F. Nieman, Louis A. Gatto, Penny Andrews, Joshua Satalin, Luigi Camporota, Benjamin Daxon, Sarah J. Blair, Hassan Al-khalisy, Maria Madden, Michaela Kollisch-Singule, Hani Aiash and Nader M. Habashi Tags: Review Source Type: research

ICU-acquired weakness, diaphragm dysfunction and long-term outcomes of critically ill patients
Intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired weakness and diaphragm dysfunction are frequent conditions, both associated with poor prognosis in critically ill patients. While it is well established that ICU-acquired wea... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 3, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Cl ément Saccheri, Elise Morawiec, Julie Delemazure, Julien Mayaux, Bruno-Pierre Dubé, Thomas Similowski, Alexandre Demoule and Martin Dres Tags: Research Source Type: research

Nationwide survey on training and device utilization during tracheal intubation in French intensive care units
Intubation is a lifesaving procedure that is often performed in intensive care unit (ICU) patients, but leads to serious adverse events in 20 –40% of cases. Recent trials aimed to provide guidance about which m... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - January 3, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Authors: M. Martin, P. Decamps, A. Seguin, C. Garret, L. Crosby, O. Zambon, A. F. Miailhe, E. Canet, J. Reignier and J. B. Lascarrou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Herpes simplex virus and Cytomegalovirus reactivation among severe ARDS patients under veno-venous ECMO
Herpesviridae reactivation among non-immunocompromised critically ill patients is associated with impaired prognosis, especially during acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). However, little is known about h... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 23, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Sami Hraiech, Eline Bonnardel, Christophe Guervilly, Cyprien Fabre, Anderson Loundou, Jean-Marie Forel, M élanie Adda, Gabriel Parzy, Guilhem Cavaille, Benjamin Coiffard, Antoine Roch and Laurent Papazian Tags: Research Source Type: research

Letter on “Early prediction of noninvasive ventilation failure in COPD patients: derivation, internal validation, and external validation of a simple risk score”
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Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 18, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Emna Ennouri, Khaoula Meddeb, Radhouane Toumi and Mohamed Boussarsar Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Response to “Early prediction of noninvasive ventilation failure in COPD patients: derivation, internal validation, and external validation of a simple risk score”
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Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 18, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jun Duan and Linfu Bai Tags: Letter to the Editor Response Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal colonization with multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: effect on the risk of subsequent infections and impact on patient outcome
In ICU patients, digestive tract colonization by multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative (G −) bacteria is a significant risk factor for the development of infections. In patients undergoing extracorporeal memb... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 18, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Giacomo Grasselli, Vittorio Scaravilli, Laura Alagna, Michela Bombino, Stefano De Falco, Alessandra Bandera, Chiara Abbruzzese, Nicol ò Patroniti, Andrea Gori and Antonio Pesenti Tags: Research Source Type: research

How to detect a positive response to a fluid bolus when cardiac output is not measured?
Volume expansion is aimed at increasing cardiac output (CO), but this variable is not always directly measured. We assessed the ability of changes in arterial pressure, pulse pressure variation (PPV) and heart... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 16, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Zakaria Ait-Hamou, Jean-Louis Teboul, Nadia Anguel and Xavier Monnet Tags: Research Source Type: research

Low-pressure support vs automatic tube compensation during spontaneous breathing trial for weaning
During spontaneous breathing trial, low-pressure support is thought to compensate for endotracheal tube resistance, but it actually should provide overassistance. Automatic tube compensation is an option avail... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 13, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Claude Gu érin, Nicolas Terzi, Mehdi Mezidi, Loredana Baboi, Nader Chebib, Hodane Yonis, Laurent Argaud, Leo Heunks and Bruno Louis Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Serum sodium and intracranial pressure changes after desmopressin therapy in severe traumatic brain injury patients: a multi-centre cohort study
Following publication of the original article [1], we were notified that the collaborators ’ names part of the “The TBI Collaborative” group has not been indexed in Pubmed. Below the collaborators names full list: (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 4, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: A. Harrois, J. R. Anstey, F. S. Taccone, A. A. Udy, G. Citerio, J. Duranteau, C. Ichai, R. Badenes, J. R. Prowle, A. Ercole, M. Oddo, A. Schneider, M. van der Jagt, S. Wolf, R. Helbok, D. W. Nelson & hellip; Tags: Correction Source Type: research

IgM-enriched immunoglobulins (Pentaglobin) may improve the microcirculation in sepsis: a pilot randomized trial
Polyclonal or IgM-enriched immunoglobulins may be beneficial during sepsis as an adjuvant immunomodulatory therapy. We aimed to test whether the infusion of IgM-enriched immunoglobulins improves microvascular ... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 3, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Roberta Domizi, Erica Adrario, Elisa Damiani, Claudia Scorcella, Andrea Carsetti, Paolo Giaccaglia, Erika Casarotta, Vincenzo Gabbanelli, Simona Pantanetti, Elena Lamura, Silvia Ciucani and Abele Donati Tags: Research Source Type: research

“I had the feeling that I was trapped”: a bedside qualitative study of cognitive and affective attitudes toward noninvasive ventilation in patients with acute respiratory failure
Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is the application of mechanical ventilation through a mask. It is used to treat certain forms of acute respiratory failure in intensive care units (ICU). NIV has clinical benefit... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - December 2, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Marina Iosifyan, Matthieu Schmidt, Am élie Hurbault, Julien Mayaux, Christian Delafosse, Marina Mishenko, Nathalie Nion, Alexandre Demoule and Thomas Similowski Tags: Research Source Type: research

Intra-aortic balloon pump does not influence cerebral hemodynamics and neurological outcomes in high-risk cardiac patients undergoing cardiac surgery: an analysis of the IABCS trial
The intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is often used in high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery to improve coronary perfusion and decrease afterload. The effects of the IABP on cerebral hemodynamics are un... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 27, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Juliana R. Caldas, Ronney B. Panerai, Edson Bor-Seng-Shu, Graziela S. R. Ferreira, Ligia Camara, Rog ério H. Passos, Angela M. Salinet, Daniel S. Azevedo, Marcelo de-Lima-Oliveira, Filomena R. B. G. Galas, Julia T. Fukushima, Ricardo Nogueira, Fabio S. T Tags: Research Source Type: research

Outcome and prognostic factors of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in immunocompromised adults: a prospective observational study
The objectives of this study were to assess early risk factors for... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 27, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Benjamin Jean Gaborit, Benoit Tessoulin, Rose-Anne Lavergne, Florent Morio, Christine Sagan, Emmanuel Canet, Raphael Lecomte, Paul Leturnier, Colin Deschanvres, Lydie Khatchatourian, Nathalie Asseray, Charlotte Garret, Michael Vourch, Delphine Marest, Fra Tags: Research Source Type: research

Survey of non-resuscitation fluids administered during septic shock: a multicenter prospective observational study
The indication, composition and timing of administration of non-resuscitation fluid in septic shock have so far received little attention and accordingly the potential to reduce this source of fluid is unknown... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 27, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Anja Lind én-Søndersø, Mårten Jungner, Martin Spångfors, Mohammed Jan, Adam Oscarson, Sally Choi, Thomas Kander, Johan Undén, Donald Griesdale, John Boyd and Peter Bentzer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Epidemiology, clinical features, and management of severe hypercalcemia in critically ill patients
Severe hypercalcemia (HCM) is a common reason for admission in intensive-care unit (ICU). This case series aims to describe the clinical and biological features, etiologies, treatments, and outcome associated ... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 27, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Cyril Mousseaux, Axelle Dupont, C édric Rafat, Kenneth Ekpe, Etienne Ghrenassia, Lionel Kerhuel, Fanny Ardisson, Eric Mariotte, Virginie Lemiale, Benoît Schlemmer, Elie Azoulay and Lara Zafrani Tags: Research Source Type: research

Estimated dead space fraction and the ventilatory ratio are associated with mortality in early ARDS
Indirect indices for measuring impaired ventilation, such as the estimated dead space fraction and the ventilatory ratio, have been shown to be independently associated with an increased risk of mortality. Thi... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 21, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Luis Morales-Quinteros, Marcus J. Schultz, Josep Bringu é, Carolyn S. Calfee, Marta Camprubí, Olaf L. Cremer, Janneke Horn, Tom van der Poll, Pratik Sinha, Antonio Artigas and Lieuwe D. Bos Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of nitric oxide on postoperative acute kidney injury in patients who underwent cardiopulmonary bypass: a systematic review and meta-analysis with trial sequential analysis
The effect of nitric oxide (NO) on renal function is controversial in critical illness. We performed a systematic meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis to determine the effect of NO gas on renal function... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 21, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jie Hu, Stefano Spina, Francesco Zadek, Nikolay O. Kamenshchikov, Edward A. Bittner, Juan Pedemonte and Lorenzo Berra Tags: Research Source Type: research

Targeted temperature management guided by the severity of hyperlactatemia for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients: a post hoc analysis of a nationwide, multicenter prospective registry
The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation guidelines recommend target temperature management (TTM) between 32 and 36 °C for patients after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but did not indicate patien... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 19, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Tomoya Okazaki, Toru Hifumi, Kenya Kawakita and Yasuhiro Kuroda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Healthcare trajectories before and after critical illness: population-based insight on diverse patients clusters
The post intensive care syndrome (PICS) gathers various disabilities, associated with a substantial healthcare use. However, patients ’ comorbidities and active medical conditions prior to intensive care unit (... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 9, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Youenn Jouan, Leslie Grammatico-Guillon, No émie Teixera, Claire Hassen-Khodja, Christophe Gaborit, Charlotte Salmon-Gandonnière, Antoine Guillon and Stephan Ehrmann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prediction of mortality in adult patients with sepsis using six biomarkers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Angiopoietin-1 (Ang-1) and 2 (Ang-2), high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1), soluble receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (sRAGE), soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 1 (sTREM1), and solu... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - November 8, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Andreas Pregernig, Mattia M üller, Ulrike Held and Beatrice Beck-Schimmer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Use of ultrasound-measured internal jugular vein collapsibility index to determine static intracardiac pressures in patients with presumed pulmonary hypertension
Bedside ultrasound helps to estimate volume status in critically ill patients and has traditionally relied on diameter, respiratory variation, and collapsibility of the inferior vena cava (IVC) to reflect flui... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 28, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Raj Parikh, Matthew Spring, Janice Weinberg, Christine C. Reardon and Harrison W. Farber Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of a multidisciplinary care bundle for necrotizing skin and soft tissue infections: a retrospective cohort study
Necrotizing skin and soft tissue infections (NSTIs) require both prompt medical and surgical treatment. The coordination of multiple urgent interventions by care bundles has improved outcome in other settings.... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 24, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Tomas Urbina, Camille Hua, Emilie Sbidian, Romain Bosc, Fran çoise Tomberli, Raphael Lepeule, Jean-Winoc Decousser, Armand Mekontso Dessap, Olivier Chosidow and Nicolas de Prost Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of high-flow nasal cannula and non-invasive ventilation on inspiratory effort in hypercapnic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a preliminary study
Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is preferred as the initial ventilatory support to treat acute hypercapnic respiratory failure in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). High-flow nasal cann... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 22, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Nuttapol Rittayamai, Prapinpa Phuangchoei, Jamsak Tscheikuna, Nattakarn Praphruetkit and Laurent Brochard Tags: Research Source Type: research

Urgent need for a randomized controlled trial with only septic patients!
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Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 21, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: S ébastien Redant, Matthieu Legrand, Yael Langman, Alejandra Garcia Aguilar, Keitiane Kaefer, David De Bels, Rachid Attou, Kianoush Kashani and Patrick M. Honore Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Growth differentiation factor 15 and early prognosis after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF-15) is an inflammatory cytokine released in response to tissue injury. It has prognostic value in cardiovascular diseases and other acute and chronic conditions. Here, we ... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 17, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Ferran Rueda, Germ án Cediel, Cosme García-García, Júlia Aranyó, Marta González-Lopera, M. Cruz Aranda Nevado, Judith Serra Gregori, Teresa Oliveras, Carlos Labata, Marc Ferrer, Nabil El Ouaddi and Antoni Bayés-Genís Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of natural light exposure on delirium burden in adult patients receiving invasive mechanical ventilation in the ICU: a prospective study
To determine whether potential exposure to natural light via windows is associated with reduced delirium burden in critically ill patients admitted to the ICU in a single room. (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 17, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Roland Smonig, Eric Magalhaes, Lila Bouadma, Olivier Andremont, Etienne de Montmollin, Fatiah Essardy, Bruno Mourvillier, Jordane Lebut, Claire Dupuis, Mathilde Neuville, Mathilde Lermuzeaux, Jean-Fran çois Timsit and Romain Sonneville Tags: Research Source Type: research

Use of MIRUS ™ for MAC-driven application of isoflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane in postoperative ICU patients: a randomized controlled trial
The MIRUS ™ (TIM, Koblenz, Germany) is an electronical gas delivery system, which offers an automated MAC (minimal alveolar concentration)-driven application of isoflurane, sevoflurane, or desflurane, and can b... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 16, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Martin Bellgardt, Adrian Iustin Georgevici, Mitja Klutzny, Dominik Drees, Andreas Meiser, Philipp Gude, Heike Vogelsang, Thomas Peter Weber and Jennifer Herzog-Niescery Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of least significant changes of pulse contour analysis-derived parameters
Many maneuvers assessing fluid responsiveness (minifluid challenge, lung recruitment maneuver, end-expiratory occlusion test, passive leg raising) are considered as positive when small variations in cardiac in... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 11, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Hugues de Courson, Loic Ferrer, Gr égoire Cane, Eric Verchère, Musa Sesay, Karine Nouette-Gaulain and Matthieu Biais Tags: Research Source Type: research

Changes in dynamic arterial elastance induced by volume expansion and vasopressor in the operating room: a prospective bicentre study
Dynamic arterial elastance (Eadyn), defined as the ratio between pulse pressure variations and stroke volume variations, has been proposed to assess functional arterial load. We evaluated the evolution of Eady... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 11, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Hugues de Courson, Philippe Boyer, Romain Grobost, Romain Lanchon, Musa Sesay, Karine Nouette-Gaulain, Emmanuel Futier and Matthieu Biais Tags: Research Source Type: research

Management of severe asthma exacerbation: guidelines from the Soci été Française de Médecine d’Urgence, the Société de Réanimation de Langue Française and the French Group for Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergencies
The French Emergency Medicine Society, the French Intensive Care Society and the Pediatric Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine French-Speaking Group edited guidelines on severe asthma exacerbation (SAE) in a... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 10, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Philippe Le Conte, Nicolas Terzi, Guillaume Mortamet, Fekri Abroug, Guillaume Carteaux, C éline Charasse, Anthony Chauvin, Xavier Combes, Stéphane Dauger, Alexandre Demoule, Thibaut Desmettre, Stephan Ehrmann, Bénédicte Gaillard-Le Roux, Valérie Hame Tags: Review Source Type: research

Respiratory variations of inferior vena cava fail to predict fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients with isolated left ventricular dysfunction
Respiratory variation of inferior vena cava is problematic in predicting fluid responsiveness in patients with right ventricular dysfunction. However, its effectiveness in patients with isolated left ventricul... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 7, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Hongmin Zhang, Qing Zhang, Xiukai Chen, Xiaoting Wang and Dawei Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Physiological effects of high-flow oxygen in tracheostomized patients
High-flow oxygen therapy via nasal cannula (HFOTNASAL) increases airway pressure, ameliorates oxygenation and reduces work of breathing. High-flow oxygen can be delivered through tracheostomy (HFOTTRACHEAL), but ... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 7, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Daniele Natalini, Domenico L. Grieco, Maria Teresa Santantonio, Lucrezia Mincione, Flavia Toni, Gian Marco Anzellotti, Davide Eleuteri, Pierluigi Di Giannatale, Massimo Antonelli and Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing left ventricular systolic function with ejection fraction: using a double-edged knife as a hammer
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Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 2, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: M. Ignacio Monge Garc ía, Maurizio Cecconi and Michael R. Pinsky Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Direct admission to the intensive care unit from the emergency department and mortality in critically ill hematology patients
The aim of this study was to assess the benefit of direct ICU admission from the emergency department (ED) compared to admission from wards, in patients with hematological malignancies requiring critical care. (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 2, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Olivier Peyrony, Sylvie Chevret, Anne-Pascale Meert, Pierre Perez, Achille Kouatchet, Fr édéric Pène, Djamel Mokart, Virginie Lemiale, Alexandre Demoule, Martine Nyunga, Fabrice Bruneel, Christine Lebert, Dominique Benoit, Adrien Mirouse and Elie Azoul Tags: Research Source Type: research

When one cannot see the forest for the trees: femoral dP/dtmax, LVEF and pulse pressure in critically ill patients
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Source: Annals of Intensive Care - October 2, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: S. Vaquer, D. Chemla and X. Monnet Tags: Letter to the Editor Response Source Type: research

Early prediction of noninvasive ventilation failure in COPD patients: derivation, internal validation, and external validation of a simple risk score
Early identification of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) failure is a promising strategy for reducing mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. However, a risk-scoring system is lacking. (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - September 30, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jun Duan, Shengyu Wang, Ping Liu, Xiaoli Han, Yao Tian, Fan Gao, Jing Zhou, Junhuan Mou, Qian Qin, Jingrong Yu, Linfu Bai, Lintong Zhou and Rui Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Morpho-functional evaluation of lung aeration as a marker of sickle-cell acute chest syndrome severity in the ICU: a prospective cohort study
Acute chest syndrome (ACS) is the main cause of morbi-mortality in patients with sickle-cell disease in the intensive care unit (ICU). ACS definition encompasses many types of lung damage, making early detecti... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - September 30, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Marc Garnier, El Mahdi Hafiani, Charlotte Arbelot, Clarisse Blayau, Vincent Labbe, Katia Stankovic-Stojanovic, Fran çois Lionnet, Francis Bonnet, Jean-Pierre Fulgencio, Muriel Fartoukh and Christophe Quesnel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Recruiting the microcirculation in septic shock
After publication of the original article [1], we were notified that an author ’s name has been incorrectly spelled. Author’s first name is Hafid and the family name is Ait-Oufella (with a hyphen between Ait an... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - September 24, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Matthieu Legrand, Daniel De Backer, Fran çois Dépret and Hafid Ait-Oufella Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Withholding and withdrawing life-support in adults in emergency care: joint position paper from the French Intensive Care Society and French Society of Emergency Medicine
For many patients, notably among elderly nursing home residents, no plans about end-of-life decisions and palliative care are made. Consequently, when these patients experience life-threatening events, decisio... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - September 23, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jean Reignier, Anne-Laure Feral-Pierssens, Thierry Boulain, Fran çoise Carpentier, Pierrick Le Borgne, Denis Del Nista, Gilles Potel, Sandrine Dray, Delphine Hugenschmitt, Alexandra Laurent, Agnès Ricard-Hibon, Thierry Vanderlinden and Tahar Chouihed Tags: Review Source Type: research

Nephrotoxic drug burden among 1001 critically ill patients: impact on acute kidney injury
The objectives of this study wer... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - September 23, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Stephan Ehrmann, Julie Helms, Aur élie Joret, Laurent Martin-Lefevre, Jean-Pierre Quenot, Jean-Etienne Herbrecht, Dalila Benzekri-Lefevre, René Robert, Arnaud Desachy, Fréderic Bellec, Gaëtan Plantefeve, Anne Bretagnol, Auguste Dargent, Jean-Claude La Tags: Research Source Type: research

Accuracy of P0.1 measurements performed by ICU ventilators: a bench study
Occlusion pressure at 100 ms (P0.1), defined as the negative pressure measured 100 ms after the initiation of an inspiratory effort performed against a closed respiratory circuit, has been shown to be well cor... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - September 13, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Fran çois Beloncle, Lise Piquilloud, Pierre-Yves Olivier, Alice Vuillermoz, Elise Yvin, Alain Mercat and Jean-Christophe Richard Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predictors of successful separation from high-flow nasal oxygen therapy in patients with acute respiratory failure: a retrospective monocenter study
High-flow nasal oxygen therapy (HFOT) is a promising first-line therapy for acute respiratory failure. However, its weaning has never been investigated and could lead to unnecessary prolonged intensive-care un... (Source: Annals of Intensive Care)
Source: Annals of Intensive Care - September 11, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Maeva Rodriguez, Arnaud W. Thille, Florence Boissier, Anne Veinstein, Delphine Chatellier, Ren é Robert, Sylvain Le Pape, Jean-Pierre Frat and Remi Coudroy Tags: Research Source Type: research

Recruiting the microcirculation in septic shock
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Source: Annals of Intensive Care - September 11, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Matthieu Legrand, Daniel De Backer, Fran çois Dépret and Hafid Ait Oufella Tags: Editorial Source Type: research