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  1. Content type: Research

    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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    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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  3. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    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

  10. 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

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    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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    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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    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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  14. Content type: Review

    Improving sepsis support is one of the three pillars of a 2017 resolution according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Septic shock is indeed a burden issue in the intensive care units. Hemodynamic stabil...

    Authors: Olivier Lesur, Eugénie Delile, Pierre Asfar and Peter Radermacher

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:102

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    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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  16. Content type: Review

    There is growing evidence both in the perioperative period and in the field of intensive care (ICU) on the association between left ventricular diastolic dysfunction (LVDD) and worse outcomes in patients. The ...

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

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:100

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:106

  17. Content type: Research

    The timing and dose of exclusive nutrition support (ENS) have not been investigated in previous studies aimed at validating the modified Nutrition Risk in Critically Ill (mNUTRIC) score. We therefore evaluated...

    Authors: Charles Chin Han Lew, Gabriel Jun Yung Wong, Ka Po Cheung, Robert J. L. Fraser, Ai Ping Chua, Mary Foong Fong Chong and Michelle Miller

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:98

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    Nonosmotic sodium storage has been reported in animals, healthy individuals and patients with hypertension, hyperaldosteronism and end-stage kidney disease. Sodium storage has not been studied in ICU patients,...

    Authors: Lara Hessels, Annemieke Oude Lansink-Hartgring, Miriam Zeillemaker-Hoekstra and Maarten W. Nijsten

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:97

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  19. Content type: Review

    The effects of perioperative statin therapy on clinical outcome after cardiac or non-cardiac surgery are controversial. We aimed to assess the association between perioperative statin therapy and postoperative...

    Authors: Alessandro Putzu, Carolina Maria Pinto Domingues de Carvalho e Silva, Juliano Pinheiro de Almeida, Alessandro Belletti, Tiziano Cassina, Giovanni Landoni and Ludhmila Abrahao Hajjar

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:95

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    Patients with influenza complicated with pneumonia are at high risk of rapid progression to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Prone positioning with longer duration and lung-protective strategies mig...

    Authors: Kuo-Chin Kao, Ko-Wei Chang, Ming-Cheng Chan, Shinn-Jye Liang, Ying-Chun Chien, Han-Chung Hu, Li-Chung Chiu, Wei-Chih Chen, Wen-Feng Fang, Yu-Mu Chen, Chau-Chyun Sheu, Ming-Ju Tsai, Wann-Cherng Perng, Chung-Kan Peng, Chieh-Liang Wu, Hao-Chien Wang…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:94

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  21. Content type: Review

    The central venous pressure (CVP) is traditionally used as a surrogate of intravascular volume. CVP measurements therefore are often applied at the bedside to guide fluid administration in postoperative and cr...

    Authors: Xiukai Chen, Xiaoting Wang, Patrick M. Honore, Herbert D. Spapen and Dawei Liu

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:91

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    Criteria for the Sepsis-3 definition of septic shock include vasopressor treatment to maintain a mean arterial pressure > 65 mmHg and a lactate concentration > 2 mmol/L. The impact of hyperoxia in patients wit...

    Authors: Julien Demiselle, Martin Wepler, Clair Hartmann, Peter Radermacher, Frédérique Schortgen, Ferhat Meziani, Mervyn Singer, Valérie Seegers and Pierre Asfar

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:90

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  23. Content type: Research

    Closed-loop resuscitation can improve personalization of care, decrease workload and bring expert knowledge in isolated areas. We have developed a new device to control the administration of fluid or simultane...

    Authors: Nicolas Libert, Guillaume Chenegros, Anatole Harrois, Nathalie Baudry, Gilles Cordurie, Ryad Benosman, Eric Vicaut and Jacques Duranteau

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:89

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  24. Content type: Review

    The streptococcal toxic shock syndrome is a severe complication associated with invasive infections by group A streptococci. In spite of medical progresses in the care of patients with septic shock during the ...

    Authors: Marylin Schmitz, Xavier Roux, Benedikt Huttner and Jérôme Pugin

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:88

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    Anti-synthetase (AS) and dermato-pulmonary associated with anti-MDA-5 antibodies (aMDA-5) syndromes are near one of the other autoimmune inflammatory myopathies potentially responsible for severe acute interst...

    Authors: Constance Vuillard, Marc Pineton de Chambrun, Nicolas de Prost, Claude Guérin, Matthieu Schmidt, Auguste Dargent, Jean-Pierre Quenot, Sébastien Préau, Geoffrey Ledoux, Mathilde Neuville, Guillaume Voiriot, Muriel Fartoukh, Rémi Coudroy, Guillaume Dumas, Eric Maury, Nicolas Terzi…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:87

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  26. Content type: Research

    In acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients, it has recently been proposed to set positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) by targeting end-expiratory transpulmonary pressure. This approach, which re...

    Authors: Mehdi Mezidi, Francisco José Parrilla, Hodane Yonis, Zakaria Riad, Stephan H. Böhm, Andreas D. Waldmann, Jean-Christophe Richard, Floriane Lissonde, Romain Tapponnier, Loredana Baboi, Jordi Mancebo and Claude Guérin

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:86

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  27. Content type: Research

    Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is the first-line treatment of adult patients with exacerbations of cystic fibrosis (CF). High-flow nasal oxygen therapy (HFNT) might benefit patients with hypoxemia and can reduc...

    Authors: Michael C. Sklar, Martin Dres, Nuttapol Rittayamai, Brent West, Domenico Luca Grieco, Irene Telias, Detajin Junhasavasdikul, Michela Rauseo, Tai Pham, Fabiana Madotto, Carolyn Campbell, Elizabeth Tullis and Laurent Brochard

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:85

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  28. Content type: Research

    The consequences of the ageing population concerning ICU hospitalisation need to be adequately described. We believe that this discussion should be disease specific. A focus on respiratory infections is of par...

    Authors: Lucile Laporte, Coralie Hermetet, Youenn Jouan, Christophe Gaborit, Emmanuelle Rouve, Kimberly M. Shea, Mustapha Si-Tahar, Pierre-François Dequin, Leslie Grammatico-Guillon and Antoine Guillon

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:84

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  29. Content type: Research

    Recent trials showed that video laryngoscopy (VL) did not yield higher first-attempt tracheal intubation success rate than direct laryngoscopy (DL) and was associated with higher rates of complications. Trache...

    Authors: Moon Seong Baek, MyongJa Han, Jin Won Huh, Chae-Man Lim, Younsuck Koh and Sang-Bum Hong

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:83

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Annals of Intensive Care 2019 9:21

  30. Content type: Research

    Chlamydophila pneumoniae (CP) and Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) patients could require intensive care unit (ICU) admission for acute respiratory failure.

    Authors: S. Valade, L. Biard, V. Lemiale, L. Argaud, F. Pène, L. Papazian, F. Bruneel, A. Seguin, A. Kouatchet, J. Oziel, S. Rouleau, N. Bele, K. Razazi, O. Lesieur, F. Boissier, B. Megarbane…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:81

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  31. Content type: Research

    Although patients with advanced or metastatic lung cancer have poor prognosis, admission to the ICU for management of life-threatening complications has increased over the years. Patients with newly diagnosed ...

    Authors: C. Barth, M. Soares, A. C. Toffart, J. F. Timsit, G. Burghi, C. Irrazabal, N. Pattison, E. Tobar, B. F. Almeida, U. V. Silva, L. C. Azevedo, A. Rabbat, C. Lamer, A. Parrot, V. C. Souza-Dantas, F. Wallet…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:80

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  32. Content type: Research

    Whether the respiratory changes of the inferior vena cava diameter during a deep standardized inspiration can reliably predict fluid responsiveness in spontaneously breathing patients with cardiac arrhythmia i...

    Authors: Perrine Bortolotti, Delphine Colling, Vincent Colas, Benoit Voisin, Florent Dewavrin, Julien Poissy, Patrick Girardie, Maeva Kyheng, Fabienne Saulnier, Raphael Favory and Sebastien Preau

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:79

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    Ascites is a major complication of decompensated liver cirrhosis. Intraabdominal hypertension and structural alterations of parenchyma involve decisive changes in hepatosplanchnic blood flow. Clearance of indo...

    Authors: Ulrich Mayr, Leonie Fahrenkrog-Petersen, Gonzalo Batres-Baires, Alexander Herner, Sebastian Rasch, Roland M. Schmid, Wolfgang Huber and Tobias Lahmer

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:78

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  34. Content type: Research

    Acute kidney injury (AKI) is frequent and associated with poor outcome in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Besides the association with short- and long-term mortality, the increased risk of chronic kidney ...

    Authors: Guillaume Geri, Bénédicte Stengel, Christian Jacquelinet, Philippe Aegerter, Ziad A. Massy and Antoine Vieillard-Baron

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:77

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  35. Content type: Research

    The diagnostic value of hemoglobin (Hb) for detecting a significant hemorrhage (SH) in the early phase of trauma remains controversial. The present study aimed to assess the abilities of Hb measurements taken ...

    Authors: S. Figueiredo, C. Taconet, A. Harrois, S. Hamada, T. Gauss, M. Raux and J. Duranteau

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:76

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  36. Content type: Research

    Upper gastrointestinal endoscopies’ (UGE) profitability is undisputable in patients admitted for an overt upper digestive tract bleeding. In critically ill subjects admitted for other causes, its performances ...

    Authors: Sylvain Jean-Baptiste, Jonathan Messika, David Hajage, Stéphane Gaudry, Julie Barbieri, Henri Duboc, Didier Dreyfuss, Benoit Coffin and Jean-Damien Ricard

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:75

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  37. Content type: Research

    Cognitive dysfunction and delirium after ICU are frequent and may partially result from brain ischemia episodes. We hypothesized that systemic inflammation (severe sepsis or septic shock) modifies the control ...

    Authors: Matthieu Le Dorze, Florian Huché, Clément Coelembier, Christophe Rabuel and Didier Payen

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:74

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  38. Content type: Review

    The bedside hemodynamic assessment of the critically ill remains challenging since blood volume, arterial–venous interaction and compliance are not measured directly. Mean circulatory filling pressure (Pmcf) is t...

    Authors: Marije Wijnberge, Daniko P. Sindhunata, Michael R. Pinsky, Alexander P. Vlaar, Else Ouweneel, Jos R. Jansen, Denise P. Veelo and Bart F. Geerts

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:73

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  39. Content type: Research

    The rate, prognostic impacts, and predisposing factors of major vascular complications (MVCs) in patients underwent venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) by surgical cut-down are poorly un...

    Authors: Feng Yang, Dengbang Hou, Jinhong Wang, Yongchao Cui, Xiaomeng Wang, Zhichen Xing, Chunjing Jiang, Xing Hao, Zhongtao Du, Xiaofang Yang, Yu Jiang and Xiaotong Hou

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:72

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  40. Content type: Review

    Catheter-related blood-stream infections (CRBSIs) are the most common complication when using central venous catheters (CVCs). Whether coating CVCs under bundles could further reduce the incidence of CRBSIs is...

    Authors: Hongliang Wang, Hongshuang Tong, Haitao Liu, Yao Wang, Ruitao Wang, Hong Gao, Pulin Yu, Yanji Lv, Shuangshuang Chen, Guiyue Wang, Miao Liu, Yuhang Li, Kaijiang Yu and Changsong Wang

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:71

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  41. Content type: Research

    Studies evaluating nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to prevent nicotine withdrawal symptoms in ICU patients have yielded conflicting results. We performed a randomised controlled double-blind pilot study to ...

    Authors: Ben de Jong, Anne Sophie Schuppers, Arriette Kruisdijk-Gerritsen, Maurits Erwin Leo Arbouw, Hubertus Laurentius Antonius van den Oever and Arthur R. H. van Zanten

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:70

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    Although enteral nutrition has become one of the standard therapies for patients with acute pancreatitis, the optimal formulae for enteral nutrition have been under debate. Elemental formula is assumed to be s...

    Authors: Akira Endo, Atsushi Shiraishi, Kiyohide Fushimi, Kiyoshi Murata and Yasuhiro Otomo

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2018 8:69

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