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  1. Content type: Research

    Vasopressors are commonly applied to restore and maintain blood pressure in patients with sepsis. We aimed to evaluate the current practice and therapeutic goals regarding vasopressor use in septic shock as a ...

    Authors: Thomas W. L. Scheeren, Jan Bakker, Daniel De Backer, Djillali Annane, Pierre Asfar, E. Christiaan Boerma, Maurizio Cecconi, Arnaldo Dubin, Martin W. Dünser, Jacques Duranteau, Anthony C. Gordon, Olfa Hamzaoui, Glenn Hernández, Marc Leone, Bruno Levy, Claude Martin…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:20

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    Septic coagulopathy represents a very dynamic disease entity, tilting from initial hypercoagulability towards a subsequent hypocoagulable disease state, entitled overt disseminated intravascular coagulation. A...

    Authors: Felix Carl Fabian Schmitt, Vasil Manolov, Jakob Morgenstern, Thomas Fleming, Stefan Heitmeier, Florian Uhle, Mohammed Al-Saeedi, Thilo Hackert, Thomas Bruckner, Herbert Schöchl, Markus Alexander Weigand, Stefan Hofer and Thorsten Brenner

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:19

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    The early postoperative period is critical for surgical patients. SOFA, SAPS 3 and APACHE II are prognostic scores widely used to predict mortality in ICU patients. This study aimed to evaluate these index tes...

    Authors: Antônio Luis Eiras Falcão, Alexandre Guimarães de Almeida Barros, Angela Alcântara Magnani Bezerra, Natália Lopes Ferreira, Claudinéia Muterle Logato, Filipa Pais Silva, Ana Beatriz Francioso Oliveira do Monte, Rodrigo Marques Tonella, Luciana Castilho de Figueiredo, Rui Moreno, Desanka Dragosavac and Nelson Adami Andreollo

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:18

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    Infectious complications are a major cause of morbidity and mortality after heart transplantation (HT). However, the epidemiology and outcomes of these infections in the recent population of adult heart transp...

    Authors: Stéphanie Pons, Romain Sonneville, Lila Bouadma, Lenka Styfalova, Stéphane Ruckly, Mathilde Neuville, Aguila Radjou, Jordane Lebut, Marie-Pierre Dilly, Bruno Mourvillier, Richard Dorent, Patrick Nataf, Michel Wolff and Jean-François Timsit

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:17

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    Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) is widely used in postcardiotomy cardiac shock (PCS). The factors that affect mortality in patients who receive ECMO for PCS remain unclear. In this ...

    Authors: Kai Chen, Jianfeng Hou, Hanwei Tang and Shengshou Hu

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:16

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    Impaired nutritional status is adversely associated with suboptimal outcomes in critically ill children. Undernutrition at pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) admission ranges from 15 to 65%. A lack of knowle...

    Authors: Aurélien Jacquot, Frédéric Victor Valla, Thibault Mura, Lyvonne Nicole Tume, Héléna Bertet, Carole Ford-Chessel, Christophe Milesi, Gilles Cambonie, Arnaud De Luca and Bénédicte Gaillard-Le Roux

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:15

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    Intubation and extubation of ventilated patients are not risk-free procedures in the intensive care unit (ICU) and can be associated with morbidity and mortality. Intubation in the ICU is frequently required i...

    Authors: Hervé Quintard, Erwan l’Her, Julien Pottecher, Frédéric Adnet, Jean-Michel Constantin, Audrey De Jong, Pierre Diemunsch, Rose Fesseau, Anne Freynet, Christophe Girault, Christophe Guitton, Yann Hamonic, Eric Maury, Armand Mekontso-Dessap, Fabrice Michel, Paul Nolent…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:13

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    Respiratory rate is among the first vital signs to change in deteriorating patients. The aims of this study were to evaluate the accuracy of respiratory rate measurements using a specifically dedicated reflect...

    Authors: Erwan L’Her, Quang-Thang N’Guyen, Victoire Pateau, Laetitia Bodenes and François Lellouche

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:11

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    High-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) is a common but unproven management strategy in paediatric critical care. Oscillator settings have been traditionally guided by patient age and/or weight rather th...

    Authors: Pauline de Jager, Tamara Kamp, Sandra K. Dijkstra, Johannes G. M. Burgerhof, Dick G. Markhorst, Martha A. Q. Curley, Ira M. Cheifetz and Martin C. J. Kneyber

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:9

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    This study aimed to investigate the association between preadmission glucocorticoid (GC) therapy and 30-day mortality in critically ill patients following admission to an intensive care unit (ICU). We aimed to...

    Authors: Tak Kyu Oh, In-Ae Song, Jae Ho Lee, Cheong Lim, Young-Tae Jeon, Hee-Joon Bae and You Hwan Jo

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:8

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    The study objective was to compare titration of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) with electrical impedance tomography (EIT) and with ventilator-embedded pressure–volume loop in severe acute respiratory ...

    Authors: Zhanqi Zhao, Mei-Ying Chang, Mei-Yun Chang, Chien-Hung Gow, Jia-Hao Zhang, Yeong-Long Hsu, Inez Frerichs, Hou-Tai Chang and Knut Möller

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:7

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  12. Content type: Review

    Among the multiple causes of weaning failure from mechanical ventilation, cardiovascular dysfunction is increasingly recognized as a quite frequent cause that can be treated successfully. In this review, we su...

    Authors: Christina Routsi, Ioannis Stanopoulos, Stelios Kokkoris, Antonios Sideris and Spyros Zakynthinos

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:6

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    Neutrophil CD64 is widely described as an accurate biomarker for the diagnosis of infection in patients with septic syndrome. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the diagnostic accur...

    Authors: Chun-Fu Yeh, Chin-Chieh Wu, Su-Hsun Liu and Kuan-Fu Chen

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:5

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  14. Content type: Research

    High-flow oxygen therapy delivered through nasal cannulae improves oxygenation and decreases work of breathing in critically ill patients. Little is known of the physiological effects of high-flow oxygen thera...

    Authors: Tania Stripoli, Savino Spadaro, Rosa Di mussi, Carlo Alberto Volta, Paolo Trerotoli, Francesca De Carlo, Rachele Iannuzziello, Fabio Sechi, Paola Pierucci, Francesco Staffieri, Francesco Bruno, Luigi Camporota and Salvatore Grasso

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:4

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    Lung-protective strategies are the cornerstone of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients with both ARDS and other disorders. Extracorporeal CO2 removal (ECCO2R) may enhance lung protection by allowing ...

    Authors: Jens Nentwich, Dominic Wichmann, Stefan Kluge, Simone Lindau, Haitham Mutlak and Stefan John

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:3

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    Although outcomes of critically ill patients with haematological malignancies (HMs) have been fully investigated in terms of organ failure and mortality, data are scarce on health-related quality of life (HRQO...

    Authors: Franck Ehooman, Lucie Biard, Virginie Lemiale, Damien Contou, Nicolas de Prost, Djamel Mokart, Frédéric Pène, Achille Kouatchet, Julien Mayaux, Alexandre Demoule, François Vincent, Martine Nyunga, Fabrice Bruneel, Antoine Rabbat, Christine Lebert, Pierre Perez…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:2

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    During passive mechanical ventilation, the driving pressure of the respiratory system is an important mediator of ventilator-induced lung injury. Monitoring of driving pressure during assisted ventilation, sim...

    Authors: Katerina Vaporidi, Charalambos Psarologakis, Athanasia Proklou, Emmanouil Pediaditis, Evangelia Akoumianaki, Elisavet Koutsiana, Achilleas Chytas, Ioanna Chouvarda, Eumorfia Kondili and Dimitris Georgopoulos

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:1

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  18. Content type: Research

    Structural neurological complications (ischemic stroke and intracranial bleeding) and their risk factors in patients receiving venoarterial-extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) are poorly described. O...

    Authors: Loïc Le Guennec, Clémentine Cholet, Florent Huang, Matthieu Schmidt, Nicolas Bréchot, Guillaume Hékimian, Sébastien Besset, Guillaume Lebreton, Ania Nieszkowska, Pascal Leprince, Alain Combes and Charles-Edouard Luyt

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:129

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  19. Content type: Research

    There is an absence of controlled clinical data showing bronchodilation effectiveness after nebulization via nasal high-flow therapy circuits.

    Authors: François Reminiac, Laurent Vecellio, Laetitia Bodet-Contentin, Valérie Gissot, Deborah Le Pennec, Charlotte Salmon Gandonnière, Maria Cabrera, Pierre-François Dequin, Laurent Plantier and Stephan Ehrmann

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:128

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  20. Content type: Research

    Transient and persistent acute kidney injury (AKI) could share similar physiopathological mechanisms. The objective of our study was to assess prognostic impact of AKI duration on ICU mortality.

    Authors: A. S. Truche, S. Perinel Ragey, B. Souweine, S. Bailly, L. Zafrani, L. Bouadma, C. Clec’h, M. Garrouste-Orgeas, G. Lacave, C. Schwebel, F. Guebre-Egziabher, C. Adrie, A. S. Dumenil, Ph. Zaoui, L. Argaud, S. Jamali…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:127

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  21. Content type: Research

    The clinical interest of using bubble humidification of oxygen remains controversial. This study was designed to further explore whether delivering dry oxygen instead of bubble-moistened oxygen had an impact o...

    Authors: Laurent Poiroux, Lise Piquilloud, Valérie Seegers, Cyril Le Roy, Karine Colonval, Carole Agasse, Vanessa Zinzoni, Vanessa Hodebert, Alexandre Cambonie, Josselin Saletes, Irma Bourgeon, François Beloncle and Alain Mercat

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:126

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  22. Content type: Research

    To examine the relationship between delta mean arterial pressure (ΔMAP; MAP change between pre-admission minus post-resuscitation) and acute kidney injury (AKI) among patients with septic shock. In this retros...

    Authors: Rajat N. Moman, Stuart A. Ostby, Abbasali Akhoundi, Rahul Kashyap and Kianoush Kashani

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:124

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  23. Content type: Research

    Proportional modes (proportional assist ventilation, PAV, and neurally adjusted ventilatory assist, NAVA) could improve patient–ventilator interaction and consequently may be efficient as a weaning mode. The p...

    Authors: Jun Kataoka, Akira Kuriyama, Yasuhiro Norisue and Shigeki Fujitani

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:123

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    The administration of endovenous immunoglobulins in patients with septic shock could be beneficial and preparations enriched with IgA and IgM (ivIgGAM) seem to be more effective than those containing only IgG....

    Authors: Giorgio Berlot, Michele Claudio Vassallo, Nicola Busetto, Margarita Nieto Yabar, Tatiana Istrati, Silvia Baronio, Giada Quarantotto, Mattia Bixio, Giulia Barbati, Roberto Dattola, Irene Longo, Antonino Chillemi, Alice Scamperle, Fulvio Iscra and Ariella Tomasini

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:122

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:33

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    Septic shock is a leading cause of death in critical patients. In patients with gram-negative septic shock, hemoperfusion with polymyxin B aims to remove endotoxins from plasma. We analyzed the clinical and bi...

    Authors: Ana Navas, Ricard Ferrer, Maria Luisa Martínez, Gemma Gomà, Gisela Gili, Jordi Masip, David Suárez and Antonio Artigas

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:121

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  26. Content type: Research

    Hemodynamic response to prone position (PP) has never been studied in a large series of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The primary aim of this study was to estimate the rate of PP se...

    Authors: Martin Ruste, Laurent Bitker, Hodane Yonis, Zakaria Riad, Aurore Louf-Durier, Floriane Lissonde, Sophie Perinel-Ragey, Claude Guerin and Jean-Christophe Richard

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:120

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  27. Content type: Research

    Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients may present impaired in lung function and structure after hospital discharge that may be related to mechanical ventilation strategy. The aim of this study wa...

    Authors: Carlos Toufen Junior, Roberta R. De Santis Santiago, Adriana S. Hirota, Alysson Roncally S. Carvalho, Susimeire Gomes, Marcelo Brito Passos Amato and Carlos Roberto Ribeiro Carvalho

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:119

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    Septic shock has been found to disrupt circadian rhythms. Moreover, timing of onset has been associated with different circadian profiles in experimental studies.

    Authors: Eleni N. Sertaridou, Ioanna G. Chouvarda, Konstantinos I. Arvanitidis, Eirini K. Filidou, George C. Kolios, Ioannis N. Pnevmatikos and Vasilios E. Papaioannou

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:118

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  29. Content type: Research

    Although the WIND (Weaning according to a New Definition) classification based on duration of ventilation after the first separation attempt has been proposed, this new classification has not been tested in cl...

    Authors: Byeong-Ho Jeong, Kyeong Yoon Lee, Jimyoung Nam, Myeong Gyun Ko, Soo Jin Na, Gee Young Suh and Kyeongman Jeon

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:115

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  30. Content type: Review

    There is currently no international recommendation for the admission or treatment of the critically ill older patients over 80 years of age in the intensive care unit (ICU), and there is no valid prognostic se...

    Authors: Bertrand Guidet, Helene Vallet, Jacques Boddaert, Dylan W. de Lange, Alessandro Morandi, Guillaume Leblanc, Antonio Artigas and Hans Flaatten

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:114

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  31. Content type: Research

    Treatment of multiple organ failure frequently requires enhanced hemodynamic monitoring. When renal replacement is indicated, it remains unclear whether transpulmonary thermodilution (TPTD) measurements are in...

    Authors: Stefanie Geith, Lynne Stecher, Christian Rabe, Stefan Sack and Florian Eyer

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:113

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  32. Content type: Research

    Vasoactive medications are essential in septic shock, but are not fully incorporated into current mortality prediction risk scores. We sought to develop a novel mortality prediction model for septic shock inco...

    Authors: Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula, Jacob C. Jentzer, Aditya A. Kotecha, Dennis H. Murphree Jr., Erin F. Barreto, Ashish K. Khanna and Vivek N. Iyer

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:112

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  33. Content type: Research

    Sepsis is associated with a deflection of inflammatory and coagulative parameters, since some clotting factors are known to be involved in the host’s defense against infection and inflammation. These parameter...

    Authors: Christian Niederwanger, Mirjam Bachler, Tobias Hell, Caroline Linhart, Andreas Entenmann, Agnes Balog, Katharina Auer and Petra Innerhofer

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:111

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  34. Content type: Research

    Percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy (PDT) may lead to transient impairment of pulmonary function due to suboptimal ventilation, loss of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) and repetitive suction maneuver...

    Authors: Lars Eichler, Jakob Mueller, Jörn Grensemann, Inez Frerichs, Christian Zöllner and Stefan Kluge

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:110

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  35. Content type: Research

    A higher chance of survival is a key justification for admission to the intensive care unit (ICU). This implies that physicians should be able to accurately estimate a patient’s prognosis, whether cared for on...

    Authors: Monica Escher, Bara Ricou, Mathieu Nendaz, Fabienne Scherer, Stéphane Cullati, Patricia Hudelson and Thomas Perneger

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:108

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:14

  36. Content type: Research

    Maintenance of mean arterial pressure (MAP) at levels sufficient to avoid tissue hypoperfusion is a key tenet in the management of distributive shock. We hypothesized that patients with distributive shock some...

    Authors: Jean-Louis Vincent, Nathan D. Nielsen, Nathan I. Shapiro, Margaret E. Gerbasi, Aaron Grossman, Robin Doroff, Feng Zeng, Paul J. Young and James A. Russell

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:107

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:116

  37. Content type: Correction

    In the original article [1], the authors noticed a typographical error in Figure 2. The top left box should have included “E/A <0.8 and E <50 cm/s”. Please see below the corrected figure.

    Authors: F. Sanfilippo, S. Scolletta, A. Morelli and A. Vieillard-Baron

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:106

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    The original article was published in Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:100

  38. Content type: Research

    The aim of the present study was to assess whether paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in three central European countries comply with guidelines concerning infrastructure provided by the European Society ...

    Authors: Gert Warncke, Florian Hoffmann, Michael Sasse, Georg Singer, Istvan Szilagyi, Holger Till and Christoph Castellani

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:105

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  39. Content type: Research

    The French Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and the French Society of Intensive Care edited guidelines focused on hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) in intensive care unit. The goal of 16 Fren...

    Authors: Marc Leone, Lila Bouadma, Bélaïd Bouhemad, Olivier Brissaud, Stéphane Dauger, Sébastien Gibot, Sami Hraiech, Boris Jung, Eric Kipnis, Yoann Launey, Charles-Edouard Luyt, Dimitri Margetis, Fabrice Michel, Djamel Mokart, Philippe Montravers, Antoine Monsel…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:104

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  40. Content type: Research

    Pleural effusion is common during invasive mechanical ventilation, but its role during weaning is unclear. We aimed at assessing the prevalence and risk factors for pleural effusion at initiation of weaning. W...

    Authors: Keyvan Razazi, Florence Boissier, Mathilde Neuville, Sébastien Jochmans, Martial Tchir, Faten May, Nicolas de Prost, Christian Brun-Buisson, Guillaume Carteaux and Armand Mekontso Dessap

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:103

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  41. Content type: Research

    Limited data are available regarding prevention of limb ischemia in femorally cannulated patients on venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO). We investigated the association between strategy...

    Authors: Woo Jin Jang, Yang Hyun Cho, Taek Kyu Park, Young Bin Song, Jin-Oh Choi, Joo-Yong Hahn, Seung-Hyuk Choi, Hyeon-Cheol Gwon, Eun-Seok Jeon, Woo Jung Chun, Ju Hyeon Oh and Jeong Hoon Yang

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:101

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