Is endocan correlated to ARDS severity or an epiphenomenon of thrombo-embolic disease in COVID
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Source: Critical Care - December 14, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Patrick M. Honore, Sebastien Redant, Thierry Preseau, Bogdan Vasile Cismas, Keitiane Kaefer, Leonel Barreto Gutierrez, Sami Anane, Rachid Attou, Andrea Gallerani and David De Bels Tags: Letter Source Type: research

Collaborative intelligence for intensive care units
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Source: Critical Care - December 14, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Kay Choong See Tags: Letter Source Type: research

Lung histopathologic clusters in severe COVID-19: a link between clinical picture and tissue damage
Autoptic pulmonary findings have been described in severe COVID-19 patients, but evidence regarding the correlation between clinical picture and lung histopathologic patterns is still weak. (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - December 13, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Maddalena Alessandra Wu, Gianluca Lopez, Manuela Nebuloni, Davide Ottolina, Jonathan Montomoli, Luca Carsana, Tommaso Fossali, Antonio Castelli, Roberto Rech, Chiara Cogliati, Emanuele Catena and Riccardo Colombo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Early versus late proning in non-intubated COVID-19 pneumonia
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Source: Critical Care - December 10, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Vijo Poulose Tags: Letter Source Type: research

Benefits and risks of noninvasive oxygenation strategy in COVID-19: a multicenter, prospective cohort study (COVID-ICU) in 137 hospitals
To evaluate the respective impact of standard oxygen, high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) and noninvasive ventilation (NIV) on oxygenation failure rate and mortality in COVID-19 patients admitted to intensive care ... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - December 8, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics and risk factors associated with mortality in patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia and type 2 diabetes mellitus
The present study was performed to investigate the impacts of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on severe community-acquired pneumonia (SCAP) and to develop a novel prediction model for mortality in SCAP patient... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - December 7, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Dong Huang, Dingxiu He, Linjing Gong, Wen Wang, Lei Yang, Zhongwei Zhang, Yujun Shi and Zongan Liang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development of a new score for early mortality prediction in trauma ICU patients: RETRASCORE
Severity scores are commonly used for outcome adjustment and benchmarking of trauma care provided. No specific models performed only with critically ill patients are available. Our objective was to develop a n... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - December 7, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Luis Servi á, Juan Antonio Llompart-Pou, Mario Chico-Fernández, Neus Montserrat, Mariona Badia, Jesús Abelardo Barea-Mendoza, María Ángeles Ballesteros-Sanz and Javier Trujillano Tags: Research Source Type: research

HSV-1 reactivation is associated with an increased risk of mortality and pneumonia in critically ill COVID-19 patients
Data in the literature about HSV reactivation in COVID-19 patients are scarce, and the association between HSV-1 reactivation and mortality remains to be determined. Our objectives were to evaluate the impact of (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - December 6, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Antoine Meyer, Niccol ò Buetti, Nadhira Houhou-Fidouh, Juliette Patrier, Moustafa Abdel-Nabey, Pierre Jaquet, Simona Presente, Tiphaine Girard, Faiza Sayagh, Stephane Ruckly, Paul-Henri Wicky, Etienne de Montmollin, Lila Bouadma, Romain Sonneville, Diane Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in COVID-19: an overlooked clinical entity —Response to “Pneumocystis pneumonia risk among viral acute respiratory distress syndrome related or not to COVID 19”
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Source: Critical Care - December 6, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Antonio Riccardo Buonomo, Giulio Viceconte and Ivan Gentile Tags: Letter Source Type: research

Novel protocol combining physical and nutrition therapies, Intensive Goal-directed REhabilitation with Electrical muscle stimulation and Nutrition (IGREEN) care bundle
Although the combination of rehabilitation and nutrition may be important for the prevention of intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired weakness, a protocolized intervention of this combination has not yet been rep... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - December 4, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Hidehiko Nakano, Hiromu Naraba, Hideki Hashimoto, Masaki Mochizuki, Yuji Takahashi, Tomohiro Sonoo, Yasuhiro Ogawa, Yujiro Matsuishi, Nobutake Shimojo, Yoshiaki Inoue and Kensuke Nakamura Tags: Research Source Type: research

Changes in carbon dioxide production and oxygen uptake evaluated using indirect calorimetry in mechanically ventilated patients with sepsis
Several clinical guidelines recommend monitoring blood lactate levels and central venous oxygen saturation for hemodynamic management of patients with sepsis. We hypothesized that carbon dioxide production (VCO2)... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - December 4, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Ichiro Hirayama, Toshifumi Asada, Miyuki Yamamoto, Naoki Hayase, Takahiro Hiruma and Kent Doi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Long-term survival and health-related quality of life in patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support
There is limited information about the long-term outcome of patients suffering from acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) supported with veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV ECMO). Most stu... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - November 29, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jonathan Rilinger, Klara Kr ötzsch, Xavier Bemtgen, Markus Jäckel, Viviane Zotzmann, Corinna N. Lang, Klaus Kaier, Daniel Duerschmied, Alexander Supady, Christoph Bode, Dawid L. Staudacher and Tobias Wengenmayer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rapidly progressive brain atrophy in septic ICU patients: a retrospective descriptive study using semiautomatic CT volumetry
Sepsis is often associated with multiple organ failure; however, changes in brain volume with sepsis are not well understood. We assessed brain atrophy in the acute phase of sepsis using brain computed tomogra... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - November 29, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Ryuta Nakae, Tetsuro Sekine, Takashi Tagami, Yasuo Murai, Eigo Kodani, Geoffrey Warnock, Hidetaka Sato, Akio Morita, Hiroyuki Yokota and Shoji Yokobori Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of intermittent hemodialysis on plasmatic levels of endocan
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Source: Critical Care - November 29, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Maxence Hureau, Julien Poissy, Daniel Mathieu, Sylvain Dubucquoi and Alexandre Gaudet Tags: Research Letter Source Type: research

Complete countrywide mortality in COVID patients receiving ECMO in Germany throughout the first three waves of the pandemic
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Source: Critical Care - November 29, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Christian Karagiannidis, Arthur S. Slutsky, Thomas Bein, Wolfram Windisch, Steffen Weber-Carstens and Daniel Brodie Tags: Research Letter Source Type: research