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  1. The role of artificial and bioartificial liver support systems in acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is still controversial. We aimed to perform the first network meta-analysis comparing and ranking differe...

    Authors: Klementina Ocskay, Anna Kanjo, Noémi Gede, Zsolt Szakács, Gabriella Pár, Bálint Erőss, Jan Stange, Steffen Mitzner, Péter Hegyi and Zsolt Molnár

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:10

    Content type: Review

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  2. SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is responsible for high morbidity and mortality worldwide, mostly due to the exacerbated inflammatory response observed in critically ill patients. However, little is known abou...

    Authors: Jean-Rémi Lavillegrand, Marc Garnier, Agathe Spaeth, Nathalie Mario, Geoffroy Hariri, Antoine Pilon, Enora Berti, Fabienne Fieux, Sara Thietart, Tomas Urbina, Matthieu Turpin, Lucie Darrivière, Muriel Fartoukh, Franck Verdonk, Guillaume Dumas, Alain Tedgui…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:9

    Content type: Research

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  3. Little interest has been paid to expiratory muscle strength, and the impact of expiratory muscle weakness on critical outcomes is not known. Very few studies assessed the relationship between maximal expirator...

    Authors: Yann Combret, Guillaume Prieur, Roger Hilfiker, Francis-Edouard Gravier, Pauline Smondack, Olivier Contal, Bouchra Lamia, Tristan Bonnevie and Clément Medrinal

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:8

    Content type: Research

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  4. Although COPD patients are at higher risk for aspiration when breathing spontaneously, no information is available on the risk for microaspiration in invasively ventilated COPD patients. The aim of our study w...

    Authors: Thècle Degroote, Emmanuelle Jaillette, Jean Reignier, Farid Zerimech, Christophe Girault, Guillaume Brunin, Arnaud Chiche, Jean-Claude Lacherade, Jean-Paul MIRA, Patrice Maboudou, Malika Balduyck and Saad Nseir

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:7

    Content type: Research

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  5. During the COVID-19 pandemic, creating tools to assess disease severity is one of the most important aspects of reducing the burden on emergency departments. Lung ultrasound has a high accuracy for the diagnos...

    Authors: Julio Cesar Garcia de Alencar, Julio Flavio Meirelles Marchini, Lucas Oliveira Marino, Sabrina Correa da Costa Ribeiro, Cauê Gasparotto Bueno, Victor Paro da Cunha, Felippe Lazar Neto, Rodrigo Antonio Brandão Neto and Heraldo Possolo Souza

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:6

    Content type: Research

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  6. Few specific medications have been proven effective for the treatment of patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Here, we tested whether high-dose vitamin C infusion was effective for severe ...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Xin Rao, Yiming Li, Yuan Zhu, Fang Liu, Guangling Guo, Guoshi Luo, Zhongji Meng, Daniel De Backer, Hui Xiang and Zhiyong Peng

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:5

    Content type: Research

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  7. Cardiac surgery is known to induce acute endothelial dysfunction, which may be central to the pathophysiology of postoperative complications. Preoperative endothelial dysfunction could also be implicated in th...

    Authors: Stanislas Abrard, Olivier Fouquet, Jérémie Riou, Emmanuel Rineau, Pierre Abraham, Cyril Sargentini, Yannick Bigou, Christophe Baufreton, Sigismond Lasocki and Samir Henni

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:4

    Content type: Research

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  8. Right ventricular (RV) failure is a common complication in moderate-to-severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). RV failure is exacerbated by hypercapnic acidosis and overdistension induced by mechani...

    Authors: Suzanne Goursaud, Xavier Valette, Julien Dupeyrat, Cédric Daubin and Damien du Cheyron

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:3

    Content type: Research

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  9. Hyperammonemia caused by a disorder of the urea cycle is a rare cause of metabolic encephalopathy that may be underdiagnosed by the adult intensivists because of its rarity. Urea cycle disorders are autosomal ...

    Authors: S. Redant, A. Empain, A. Mugisha, P. Kamgang, R. Attou, P. M. Honoré and D. De Bels

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2021 11:2

    Content type: Review

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  10. While much has been reported regarding the clinical course of COVID-19 in children, little is known regarding factors associated with organ dysfunction in pediatric COVID-19. We describe critical illness in pe...

    Authors: Grace Fisler, Stephanie M. Izard, Sareen Shah, Deirdre Lewis, Mundeep K. Kainth, Stefan H. F. Hagmann, Joshua A. Belfer, Lance M. Feld, Fiore Mastroianni, Charlotte L. Kvasnovsky, Christine A. Capone, James Schneider, Todd Sweberg, Charles Schleien and Matthew D. Taylor

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:171

    Content type: Research

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  11. A post-resuscitation shock occurs in 50–70% of patients who had a cardiac arrest. It is an early and transient complication of the post-resuscitation phase, which frequently leads to multiple-organ failure and...

    Authors: Mathieu Jozwiak, Wulfran Bougouin, Guillaume Geri, David Grimaldi and Alain Cariou

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:170

    Content type: Review

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  12. To contribute to updating the recommendations for brain-dead potential organ donor management.

    Authors: Glauco Adrieno Westphal, Caroline Cabral Robinson, Alexandre Biasi Cavalcanti, Anderson Ricardo Roman Gonçalves, Cátia Moreira Guterres, Cassiano Teixeira, Cinara Stein, Cristiano Augusto Franke, Daiana Barbosa da Silva, Daniela Ferreira Salomão Pontes, Diego Silva Leite Nunes, Edson Abdala, Felipe Dal-Pizzol, Fernando Augusto Bozza, Flávia Ribeiro Machado, Joel de Andrade…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:169

    Content type: Research

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  13. The collapsibility index of the inferior vena cava (cIVC) has potential for predicting fluid responsiveness in spontaneously breathing patients, but a standardized approach for measuring the inferior vena cava...

    Authors: Morgan Caplan, Arthur Durand, Perrine Bortolotti, Delphine Colling, Julien Goutay, Thibault Duburcq, Elodie Drumez, Anahita Rouze, Saad Nseir, Michael Howsam, Thierry Onimus, Raphael Favory and Sebastien Preau

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:168

    Content type: Research

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  14. Protracted viral shedding is common in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 pneumonia, and up to 40% display signs of pulmonary fibrosis on computed tomography (CT) after hospital discharge. We hypothesized tha...

    Authors: L. Bitker, F. Dhelft, L. Chauvelot, E. Frobert, L. Folliet, M. Mezidi, S. Trouillet-Assant, A. Belot, B. Lina, F. Wallet and J. C. Richard

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:167

    Content type: Research

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  15. Intensive Care Units (ICU) have sometimes been overwhelmed by the surge of COVID-19 patients. Extending ICU capacity can be limited by the lack of air and oxygen pressure sources available. Transport ventilato...

    Authors: Dominique Savary, Arnaud Lesimple, François Beloncle, François Morin, François Templier, Alexandre Broc, Laurent Brochard, Jean-Christophe Richard and Alain Mercat

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:166

    Content type: Research

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  16. Single-lumen 4Fr or double-lumen 5Fr power injectable peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are not accurate for trans-pulmonary thermodilution (TPTD), since they overestimate cardiac index and other...

    Authors: Sonia D’Arrigo, Claudio Sandroni, Sofia Cacciola, Antonio Maria Dell’Anna, Mauro Pittiruti, Maria Giuseppina Annetta, Cesare Colosimo and Massimo Antonelli

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:165

    Content type: Research

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  17. Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:164

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:163

  18. Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:163

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:4

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:164

  19. There is scarce evidence on the feasibility, safety and resource utilisation of active mobilisation in critically ill patients on extracorporeal life support (ECLS).

    Authors: Stephan Braune, Patrick Bojes, Anne Mecklenburg, Federico Angriman, Gerold Soeffker, Katja Warnke, Dirk Westermann, Stefan Blankenberg, Mathias Kubik, Hermann Reichenspurner and Stefan Kluge

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:161

    Content type: Research

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  20. Despite the high workload of mechanical ventilation, there has been a lack of studies on the association between nurse workforce and mortality in mechanically ventilated patients. We evaluated the association ...

    Authors: Minyoung Jung, Hyejeong Park, Danbee Kang, Esther Park, Kyeongman Jeon, Chi Ryang Chung, Jeong Hoon Yang, Gee Young Suh, Eliseo Guallar, Juhee Cho and Joongbum Cho

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:159

    Content type: Research

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  21. The data on incidence, clinical presentation, and outcomes of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in patients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia requiring mechanical ventilation (MV) a...

    Authors: Charles-Edouard Luyt, Tarek Sahnoun, Melchior Gautier, Pauline Vidal, Sonia Burrel, Marc Pineton de Chambrun, Juliette Chommeloux, Cyrielle Desnos, Jeremy Arzoine, Ania Nieszkowska, Nicolas Bréchot, Matthieu Schmidt, Guillaume Hekimian, David Boutolleau, Jérôme Robert, Alain Combes…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:158

    Content type: Research

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  22. Poisoning is one of the leading causes of admission to the emergency department and intensive care unit. A large number of epidemiological changes have occurred over the last years such as the exponential grow...

    Authors: Bruno Mégarbane, Mathieu Oberlin, Jean-Claude Alvarez, Frederic Balen, Sébastien Beaune, Régis Bédry, Anthony Chauvin, Isabelle Claudet, Vincent Danel, Guillaume Debaty, Arnaud Delahaye, Nicolas Deye, Jean-Michel Gaulier, Francis Grossenbacher, Philippe Hantson, Frédéric Jacobs…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:157

    Content type: Review

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  23. While the results of previous meta-analyses have shown beneficial effects of corticosteroid therapy on post-extubation stridor and extubation failure in adults, these results might not be generalizable to chil...

    Authors: Satoshi Kimura, JiYoon B. Ahn, Mai Takahashi, Sohee Kwon and Stefania Papatheodorou

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:155

    Content type: Review

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  24. Haemoadsorption has been described as an effective way to control increased pro- and anti-inflammatory mediators (“cytokine storm”) in septic shock patients. No prospective or randomised clinical study has yet...

    Authors: Gregor A. Schittek, Philipp Zoidl, Michael Eichinger, Simon Orlob, Holger Simonis, Martin Rief, Philipp Metnitz, Tobias Fellinger and Jens Soukup

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:154

    Content type: Research

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  25. Titration of the continuous distending pressure during a staircase incremental–decremental pressure lung volume optimization maneuver in children on high-frequency oscillatory ventilation is traditionally driv...

    Authors: Pauline de Jager, Johannes G. M. Burgerhof, Alette A. Koopman, Dick G. Markhorst and Martin C. J. Kneyber

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:153

    Content type: Research

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  26. Assessment and maintenance of end-organ perfusion are key to resuscitation in critical illness, although there are limited direct methods or proxy measures to assess cerebral perfusion. Novel non-invasive meth...

    Authors: E. Courtie, T. Veenith, A. Logan, A. K. Denniston and R. J. Blanch

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:152

    Content type: Review

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  27. In COVID-19 patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), the relatively preserved respiratory system compliance despite severe hypoxemia, with specific pulmonary vascular dysfunction, sugge...

    Authors: François Bagate, Samuel Tuffet, Paul Masi, François Perier, Keyvan Razazi, Nicolas de Prost, Guillaume Carteaux, Didier Payen and Armand Mekontso Dessap

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:151

    Content type: Research

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  28. Persistent hyperlactatemia has been considered as a signal of tissue hypoperfusion in septic shock patients, but multiple non-hypoperfusion-related pathogenic mechanisms could be involved. Therefore, pursuing ...

    Authors: Ricardo Castro, Eduardo Kattan, Giorgio Ferri, Ronald Pairumani, Emilio Daniel Valenzuela, Leyla Alegría, Vanessa Oviedo, Nicolás Pavez, Dagoberto Soto, Magdalena Vera, César Santis, Brusela Astudillo, María Alicia Cid, Sebastian Bravo, Gustavo Ospina-Tascón, Jan Bakker…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:150

    Content type: Research

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  29. Empirical antimicrobial therapy (EAT) is a challenge for community-acquired, hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia, particularly in the context of the increasing occurrence of third-generation ...

    Authors: Manquat Elsa, Le Dorze Matthieu, Pean De Ponfilly Gauthier, Benmansour Hanaa, Amarsy Rishma, Cambau Emmanuelle, Soyer Benjamin, Chousterman Benjamin Glenn and Jacquier Hervé

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:149

    Content type: Research

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  30. Authors: Patrick M. Honore, Leonel Barreto Gutierrez, Luc Kugener, Sebastien Redant, Rachid Attou, Andrea Gallerani and David De Bels

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:148

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:36

  31. Authors: Elisa Damiani, Andrea Carsetti, Erika Casarotta, Roberta Domizi, Claudia Scorcella, Erica Adrario and Abele Donati

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:147

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:140

    The original article was published in Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:95

  32. The impact of neutropenia in critically ill immunocompromised patients admitted in a context of acute respiratory failure (ARF) remains uncertain. The primary objective was to assess the prognostic impact of n...

    Authors: Djamel Mokart, Michael Darmon, Peter Schellongowski, Peter Pickkers, Marcio Soares, Jordi Rello, Philippe R. Bauer, Andry van de Louw, Virginie Lemiale, Fabio Silvio Taccone, Ignacio Martin-Loeches, Jorge Salluh, Katerina Rusinova, Sangeeta Mehta, Massimo Antonelli, Achille Kouatchet…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:146

    Content type: Research

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  33. Sepsis is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. The associated incidence, mortality and trends do not differ greatly between documented reports. The purpose of this study was to provide an in-depth des...

    Authors: Claire Dupuis, Lila Bouadma, Stéphane Ruckly, Anne Perozziello, Damien Van-Gysel, Arthur Mageau, Bruno Mourvillier, Etienne de Montmollin, Sébastien Bailly, Gregory Papin, Fabrice Sinnah, Camille Vinclair, Sonia Abid, Romain Sonneville and Jean-François Timsit

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:145

    Content type: Research

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  34. Patient–ventilator asynchrony is common in mechanically ventilated patients and may be related to adverse outcomes. Few studies have reported the occurrence of asynchrony in brain-injured patients. We aimed to...

    Authors: Xu-Ying Luo, Xuan He, Yi-Min Zhou, Yu-Mei Wang, Jing-Ran Chen, Guang-Qiang Chen, Hong-Liang Li, Yan-Lin Yang, Linlin Zhang and Jian-Xin Zhou

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:144

    Content type: Research

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  35. Immune checkpoint inhibitors have reshaped the standard of care in oncology. However, they have been associated with potentially life-threatening immune-related adverse events. With the growing indications of ...

    Authors: Adrien Joseph, Audrey Simonaggio, Annabelle Stoclin, Antoine Vieillard-Baron, Guillaume Geri, Stéphane Oudard, Jean-Marie Michot, Olivier Lambotte, Elie Azoulay and Virginie Lemiale

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:143

    Content type: Research

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  36. Despite advances in the management of bloodstream infections (BSI) caused by Candida spp., the mortality still remains high in critically ill patients. The worldwide epidemiology of yeast-related BSI is subject t...

    Authors: Maria Schroeder, Theresa Weber, Timme Denker, Sarah Winterland, Dominic Wichmann, Holger Rohde, Ann-Kathrin Ozga, Marlene Fischer and Stefan Kluge

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:142

    Content type: Research

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  37. The average length of stay (LOS) in the intensive care unit (ICU_ALOS) is a helpful parameter summarizing critical bed occupancy. During the outbreak of a novel virus, estimating early a reliable ICU_ALOS esti...

    Authors: Nathanael Lapidus, Xianlong Zhou, Fabrice Carrat, Bruno Riou, Yan Zhao and Gilles Hejblum

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:135

    Content type: Research

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  38. Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:139

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The original article was published in Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:94

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:141

  39. Persistent swallowing disorders (SD) are non-pulmonary complications of mechanical ventilation (MV). However, there are few clinical studies on persistent SD in critically ill patients undergoing tracheal intu...

    Authors: G. Beduneau, V. Souday, J. C. Richard, J. F. Hamel, D. Carpentier, J. M. Chretien, P. Bouchetemble, L. Laccoureye, A. Astier, V. Tanguy, A. Mercat, F. Beloncle and F. Tamion

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:138

    Content type: Research

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  40. Data on outcome of critically ill children with cirrhosis are scarce. We aimed to evaluate the prognostic accuracy of sequential organs scoring systems in children with cirrhosis admitted to Paediatric Intensi...

    Authors: Caroline Claude, Akash Deep, Martin Kneyber, Salman Siddiqui, Sylvain Renolleau, Luc Morin, Emmanuel Jacquemin, Jean-Paul Teglas, Vincent Gajdos, Pierre Tissières and Philippe Durand

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:137

    Content type: Research

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  41. Early treatment is advocated in the management of patients with suspected sepsis in the emergency department (ED). We sought to understand the association between the ED treatments and outcome in patients admi...

    Authors: Narani Sivayoham, Lesley A. Blake, Shafi E. Tharimoopantavida, Saad Chughtai, Adil N. Hussain and Andrew Rhodes

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:136

    Content type: Research

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  42. A Covid-19 outbreak developed in Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia-Romagna (Italy) at the end of February 2020. Fear of an imminent saturation of available ICU beds generated the notion that rationing of intensive c...

    Authors: Tommaso Tonetti, Giacomo Grasselli, Alberto Zanella, Giacinto Pizzilli, Roberto Fumagalli, Simone Piva, Luca Lorini, Giorgio Iotti, Giuseppe Foti, Sergio Colombo, Luigi Vivona, Sandra Rossi, Massimo Girardis, Vanni Agnoletti, Anselmo Campagna, Giovanni Gordini…

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:133

    Content type: Research

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  43. Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. Despite treatment being in line with current guidelines, mortality remains high in those with septic shock. I...

    Authors: Axel Nierhaus, Giorgio Berlot, Detlef Kindgen-Milles, Eckhard Müller and Massimo Girardis

    Citation: Annals of Intensive Care 2020 10:132

    Content type: Review

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