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Intensive Care Med


Intensive care medicine


Darmon M,Kashani K,Schetz M





2018-11-01 00:00:00














  • Life-threatening hyperkalaemia following therapeutic barbiturate coma.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To report the occurrence of life-threatening hyperkalaemia following treatment with therapeutic thiopentone coma. SETTING:The neurosurgical intensive care units of Royal North Shore Hospital and Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia. PATIENTS:Three patients treated with theraputic thiopentone coma. One pati...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Cairns CJ,Thomas B,Fletcher S,Parr MJ,Finfer SR

    更新日期:2002-09-01 00:00:00

  • Acute adrenal insufficiency resulting from adrenal hemorrhage as indicated by post-operative hypotension.

    abstract::We examined the incidence, diagnosis and therapy of acute adrenal insufficiency, secondary to adrenal hemorrhage. This insufficiency resulted in temperature irregularities. hemodynamic instability, and a large volume resuscitation requirement post-operatively. The case illustrates that a high level of suspicion should...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Szalados JE,Vukmir RB

    更新日期:1994-01-01 00:00:00

  • Determining small intestinal transit time and pathomorphology in critically ill patients using video capsule technology.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Gastrointestinal motility can be impaired by serious illness or medications, compromising enteral feeding in critical care patients. We compared small bowel transit time and morphology in neurosurgical critical care (ICU) patients with those in healthy subjects. METHODS:We evaluated small intestinal transit ti...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Rauch S,Krueger K,Turan A,Roewer N,Sessler DI

    更新日期:2009-06-01 00:00:00

  • Profound and persistent decrease of circulating dendritic cells is associated with ICU-acquired infection in patients with septic shock.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Septic shock induces a decrease in dendritic cells (DCs) that may contribute to sepsis-induced immunosuppression. We analyzed the time course of circulating DCs in patients with septic shock and its relation to susceptibility to intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired infections. METHODS:We enrolled adult patients ...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Grimaldi D,Louis S,Pène F,Sirgo G,Rousseau C,Claessens YE,Vimeux L,Cariou A,Mira JP,Hosmalin A,Chiche JD

    更新日期:2011-09-01 00:00:00

  • Acute pancreatitis after carbamate insecticide intoxication.

    abstract::A 29-year-old woman was admitted to the Rouen University Hospital for attempted suicide by ingestion of a carbamate insecticide (Temik G, containing 10% aldicarb). Cardio-respiratory arrest occurred at the second hour and acute necrotic hemorrhagic pancreatitis on the second day. Further evolution was uneventful, and ...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Moritz F,Droy JM,Dutheil G,Melki J,Bonmarchand G,Leroy J

    更新日期:1994-01-01 00:00:00

  • Effect of ventilation with positive end-expiratory pressure on the development of lung damage in experimental acid aspiration pneumonia in the rabbit.

    abstract::Sixteen anaesthetized rabbits were subjected to tracheostomy and lung damage produced by the instillation of 4.5 ml/kg hydrochloric acid (pH 1.5) into the trachea. Half of the animals were ventilated with a positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) of 3 cmH2O and half with a PEEP of 10 cmH2O for 5 h, the mean airway pre...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Sohma A,Brampton WJ,Dunnill MS,Sykes MK

    更新日期:1992-01-01 00:00:00

  • An unusual case of non-traumatic pneumococcal mediastinal abscess.

    abstract::A 16-month old baby developed severe respiratory failure because of acute laryngitis and required mechanical ventilation. Intubation was complicated by aspiration and development of chemical pneumonia. Following 4 days of treatment the child was successfully extubated. Thirty six hours after extubation the patient aga...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lotan C,Boneh A,Tamir I,Goitein KJ

    更新日期:1985-01-01 00:00:00

  • Autoregulation of ventilation with neurally adjusted ventilatory assist on extracorporeal lung support.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) can support oxygenation and carbon dioxide elimination in severe lung failure. Usually it is accompanied by controlled mechanical ventilation. Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist (NAVA) is a new mode of ventilation triggered by the diaphragmatic electrical activity an...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Karagiannidis C,Lubnow M,Philipp A,Riegger GA,Schmid C,Pfeifer M,Mueller T

    更新日期:2010-12-01 00:00:00

  • The fluidised bed.

    abstract::The process of fluidisation involves blowing warm air through small solid microspheres thus creating a liquid, without wetness. The warmth provides some important properties including reducing the metabolic rate in thermal injury which has a beneficial effect on mortality, modifying catabolism after surgery, providing...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Ryan DW

    更新日期:1995-03-01 00:00:00

  • Arrhythmias and ischemia-like ECG changes in Reye's syndrome.

    abstract::We report a fatal case of a child presenting Reye's syndrome associated with a variety of arrhythmias and ischemia-like ST-T ECG changes. At autopsy, fatty infiltration and patchy myocytolysis were detected in sections of the heart. This case report emphasizes cardiac involvement in Reye's syndrome and the possible me...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Sarti A,Cecchi F,Manetti A,Busoni P

    更新日期:1996-01-01 00:00:00

  • Elevation of creatine kinase is associated with worse outcomes in 2009 pH1N1 influenza A infection.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Current medical knowledge lacks specific information regarding creatine kinase (CK) elevation in influenza A pH1N1 (2009) infection. OBJECTIVES:Primary endpoints were correlation between CK at intensive care unit (ICU) admission and ICU mortality. Secondary endpoints were ICU length of stay (LOS), mechanica...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Borgatta B,Pérez M,Rello J,Vidaur L,Lorente L,Socías L,Pozo JC,Pozo J,Garnacho-Montero J,Rello J,pH1N1 GTEI\/SEMICYUC.

    更新日期:2012-07-01 00:00:00

  • Theoretical interactions between ventilator settings and proximal deadspace ventilation during tracheal gas insufflation.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To investigate the theoretical interactions between ventilator settings, tracheal gas insufflation (TGI), and alveolar ventilation. DESIGN:We derived differential equations governing compartmental volume changes in a one-compartment model of TGI-assisted ventilation and equations governing gas dilution in th...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Hotchkiss JR Jr,Crooke PS 3rd,Marini JJ

    更新日期:1996-10-01 00:00:00

  • Pressure support ventilation (PSV) reverses hyperinflation induced isorhythmic A-V dissociation.

    abstract::We report a case of hyperinflation induced isorythmic atrio-ventricular dissociation with circulatory failure in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The arrythmia was successfully treated by applying "pressure support ventilation" (PSV: 20 cmH2O) which, by decreasing the respiratory rate and increasi...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Conti G,Bufi M,Antonelli M,Rocco M,Gasparetto A

    更新日期:1989-01-01 00:00:00

  • The increase in CO2 production induced by NaHCO3 depends on blood albumin and hemoglobin concentrations.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the origin of H+ ions participating in the generation of CO2 coming from sodium bicarbonate infusion during metabolic acidosis. We hypothesized that these H+ ions come from a back-titration of the main non-bicarbonate buffers present in the blood, i. e. the hemoglobin and the albumin, and thus pos...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Levraut J,Garcia P,Giunti C,Ichai C,Bouregba M,Ciebiera JP,Payan P,Grimaud D

    更新日期:2000-05-01 00:00:00

  • The safety and efficacy of sustained inflations as a lung recruitment maneuver in pediatric intensive care unit patients.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To assess the safety and efficacy of sustained inflations (SI) as lung recruitment maneuvers (RMs) in ventilated pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients. DESIGN:Observational, prospective data collection. SETTING:Tertiary-care PICU. PATIENTS AND PARTICIPANTS:Thirty-two consecutive ventilated pediatri...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Duff JP,Rosychuk RJ,Joffe AR

    更新日期:2007-10-01 00:00:00

  • Treatment of surgical and non-surgical septic multiorgan failure with bicarbonate hemodialysis and sequential hemofiltration.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Hospital mortality of patients with septic multiorgan failure (MOF) is still around 95%. The present study investigates whether this high mortality could be significantly reduced by the addition of sequential hemofiltration (SH) with bicarbonate hemodialysis (HD) to the currently used life supportive measures...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Gotloib L,Shostak A,Lev A,Fudin R,Jaichenko J

    更新日期:1995-02-01 00:00:00

  • Apoptosis inhibition in P. aeruginosa-induced lung injury influences lung fluid balance.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Pseudomonas aeruginosa-induced lung injury is characterized not only by the alteration in lung fluid movement but also by apoptosis of lung epithelial and endothelial cells. We studied whether inhibition of apoptosis using a broad spectrum caspase inhibitor, benzyloxycarbonyl-Val-Ala-Asp fluoromethylketone (Z...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Le Berre R,Faure K,Fauvel H,Viget NB,Ader F,Prangère T,Thomas AM,Leroy X,Pittet JF,Marchetti P,Guery BP

    更新日期:2004-06-01 00:00:00

  • Diagnostic accuracy of Doppler renal resistive index for reversibility of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:Diagnosing persistent acute kidney injury (AKI) as opposed to transient AKI in critically ill patients may help physicians in making treatment decisions. This diagnosis relies chiefly on urinary indices, which may be of limited value or difficult to obtain. We assessed the performance of the Doppler renal re...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Darmon M,Schortgen F,Vargas F,Liazydi A,Schlemmer B,Brun-Buisson C,Brochard L

    更新日期:2011-01-01 00:00:00

  • Transcardiac conductance for continuous measurement of left ventricular volume: validation vs. angiography in patients.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To test the feasibility of the transcardiac conductance (TCC) method for continuous, on-line measurement of absolute left ventricular (LV) volume and to validate the method by comparison with biplane angiography. DESIGN AND SETTING:Prospective clinical feasibility and validation study in a cardiac catheteriz...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Staal EM,Baan J,Jukema JW,van der Wall EE,Steendijk P

    更新日期:2004-07-01 00:00:00

  • Serum procalcitonin measurement contribution to the early diagnosis of candidemia in critically ill patients.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Candidemia is a life-threatening infection in the ICU whose prognosis is highly dependent on the stage at which it is recognized. Procalcitonin (PCT) levels have been shown to accurately distinguish between bacteremia and noninfectious inflammatory states in critically ill patients with clinical signs of sep...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Charles PE,Dalle F,Aho S,Quenot JP,Doise JM,Aube H,Olsson NO,Blettery B

    更新日期:2006-10-01 00:00:00

  • A brief history of tracheostomy and tracheal intubation, from the Bronze Age to the Space Age.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To present a concise history of tracheostomy and tracheal intubation for the approximately forty centuries from their earliest description around 2000 BC until the middle of the twentieth century, at which time a proliferation of advances marked the beginning of the modern era of anesthesiology. DATA SOURCES...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 历史文章,杂志文章


    authors: Szmuk P,Ezri T,Evron S,Roth Y,Katz J

    更新日期:2008-02-01 00:00:00

  • Does age affect liver function and the hepatic acute phase response after major abdominal surgery?

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The liver plays a key role in the inflammatory response during major surgery or infection. The influence of age on liver function and hepatic acute phase protein (APP) synthesis should be serially studied in elderly patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. DESIGN AND SETTING:Prospective and descriptive s...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Suttner SW,Sürder C,Lang K,Piper SN,Kumle B,Boldt J

    更新日期:2001-11-01 00:00:00

  • The association between hyperoxia and patient outcomes after cardiac arrest: analysis of a high-resolution database.

    abstract:PURPOSE:Previous observational studies have inconsistently associated early hyperoxia with worse outcomes after cardiac arrest, and have methodological limitations. We tested this association using a high-resolution database controlling for multiple disease-specific markers of severity of illness and care processes. M...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Elmer J,Scutella M,Pullalarevu R,Wang B,Vaghasia N,Trzeciak S,Rosario-Rivera BL,Guyette FX,Rittenberger JC,Dezfulian C,Pittsburgh Post-Cardiac Arrest Service (PCAS).

    更新日期:2015-01-01 00:00:00

  • Theophylline and ethylenediamine pharmacokinetics following administration of aminophylline to septic patients with multiorgan failure.

    abstract::The pharmacokinetics of theophylline and ethylenediamine were examined in 6 patients with septicaemia and multiorgan failure (MOF). The patients received a bolus injection of 4 mg/kg aminophylline. Aminophylline is the ethylenediamine salt of theophylline. The clearance of theophylline was reduced in all our patients ...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Toft P,Heslet L,Hansen M,Klitgaard NA

    更新日期:1991-01-01 00:00:00

  • Studies on drug monitoring in thrice and once daily treatment with aminoglycosides.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To investigate at what time the peak level should be determined under conventional thrice daily (t.i.d.) administration of the aminoglycoside netilmicin and to study its serum concentrations under once daily (od) treatment to define the required daily dose and to gain information about convenient drug monito...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Konrad F,Wagner R,Neumeister B,Rommel H,Georgieff M

    更新日期:1993-01-01 00:00:00

  • High-dose intravenous magnesium sulfate in the management of life-threatening status asthmaticus.

    abstract::In severe status asthmaticus basic medical treatment often fails to improve the patient's condition. Mechanical ventilation in this situation is associated with a high incidence of serious complications. After the bronchodilating effect of moderate-dose magnesium sulfate in asthmatic patients had been demonstrated in ...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Sydow M,Crozier TA,Zielmann S,Radke J,Burchardi H

    更新日期:1993-01-01 00:00:00

  • Response to hypercapnic challenge is associated with successful weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation due to brain stem lesions.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:We propose that higher airway occlusion pressure (P0.1) responses to hypercapnic challenge (HC) indicate less severe injury. The study aim was to determine whether P0.1 responses to HC were associated with successful weaning after prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV) in patients with brainstem lesions and t...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wu YK,Lee CH,Shia BC,Tsai YH,Tsao TC

    更新日期:2009-01-01 00:00:00

  • Critical illness onychomadesis.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To present our observation of the development of a rare nail deformity in the prolonged course of disease of a critically ill patient with a pulmonary abscess. DESIGN:Case report. SETTING:Tertiary referral, 16-bed, level I surgical ICU in an academic hospital. PATIENT:A 48-year-old Caucasian male was treat...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Wester JP,van Eps RS,Stouthamer A,Girbes AR

    更新日期:2000-11-01 00:00:00

  • Prone positioning, systemic hemodynamics, hepatic indocyanine green kinetics, and gastric intramucosal energy balance in patients with acute lung injury.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To investigate the effects of prone positioning on systemic hemodynamics, intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), plasma disappearance rate of indocyanine green (PDR(ICG)), and gastric intramucosal to arterial PCO2 difference (Pi-aCO2). DESIGN AND SETTING:Prospective randomized study in the intensive care unit of a ...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章,随机对照试验


    authors: Hering R,Vorwerk R,Wrigge H,Zinserling J,Schröder S,von Spiegel T,Hoeft A,Putensen C

    更新日期:2002-01-01 00:00:00

  • Impact of the humidification device on intubation rate during noninvasive ventilation with ICU ventilators: results of a multicenter randomized controlled trial.

    abstract:PURPOSE:The use of heat and moisture exchangers (HME) during noninvasive ventilation (NIV) can increase the work of breathing, decrease alveolar ventilation, and deliver less humidity in comparison with heated humidifiers (HH). We tested the hypothesis that the use of HH during NIV with ICU ventilators for patients wit...

    journal_title:Intensive care medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,多中心研究,随机对照试验


    authors: Lellouche F,L'Her E,Abroug F,Deye N,Rodriguez PO,Rabbat A,Jaber S,Fartoukh M,Conti G,Cracco C,Richard JC,Ricard JD,Mal H,Mentec H,Loisel F,Lacherade JC,Taillé S,Brochard L

    更新日期:2014-02-01 00:00:00