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Critical care

Section edited by Todd Sarge

This section deals with all manuscripts related to critical care and ICU medicine.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Acute liver injury in patients with ARDS decreases survival but early stages may be easily missed due to the lack of sufficient biomarkers signalling its onset. Accordingly, we tested in ARDS patients the hypo...

    Authors: Tim Rahmel, Katharina Rump, Michael Adamzik, Jürgen Peters and Ulrich H. Frey

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:75

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Acute liver failure (ALF) is a life-threatening entity particularly when infectious complications worsen the clinical course. Urgent liver transplantation (LT) is frequently the only curative treatment. Howeve...

    Authors: Matthias Buechter, Guido Gerken, Dieter P. Hoyer, Stefanie Bertram, Jens M. Theysohn, Viktoria Thodou and Alisan Kahraman

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:71

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Acute ethanol intoxication has been shown to have contrasting effects on outcomes in sepsis. The aim of this study was to explore the effects of acute ethanol intoxication on hemodynamics, renal function, brai...

    Authors: Koji Hosokawa, Fuhong Su, Fabio Silvio Taccone, Emiel Hendrik Post, Jacques Creteur and Jean-Louis Vincent

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:70

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) can be measured by several indirect methods; however, the urinary bladder is largely preferred. The aim of this study was to compare intra-bladder pressure (IBP) at different lev...

    Authors: Abdulla Ahmed Al-Abassi, Azan Saleh Al Saadi and Faisal Ahmed

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:69

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Contribution of the small intestine to systemic inflammation after cardiac arrest (CA) is poorly understood. The objective was to evaluate whether an in vivo rat model of 6 min CA is suitable to initiate intes...

    Authors: Daniel C. Schroeder, Alexandra C. Maul, Esther Mahabir, Isabell Koxholt, Xiaowei Yan, Stephan A. Padosch, Holger Herff, Insa Bultmann-Mellin, Anja Sterner-Kock, Thorsten Annecke, Tim Hucho, Bernd W. Böttiger and Maria Guschlbauer

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:61

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The association of troponin-I levels and outcome in medical-surgical ICU patients has been studied before in populations with low to moderate prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors. The objective in this ar...

    Authors: Abdulaleem Alatassi, Mohamad Habbal, Hani Tamim, Musharaf Sadat, Eman Al Qasim and Yaseen M. Arabi

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:54

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Functional hemodynamic parameters such as stroke volume and pulse pressure variation (SVV and PPV) have been shown to be reliable predictors of fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients. Today, ...

    Authors: Michael T. Ganter, Martin Geisen, Sonja Hartnack, Omer Dzemali and Christoph K. Hofer

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:55

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  8. Content type: Editorial

    Although significant advances in clinical monitoring technology and clinical practice development have taken place in the last several decades, in this editorial we argue that much more still needs to be done....

    Authors: D. John Doyle, Ashraf A. Dahaba and Yannick LeManach

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:39

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:58

  9. Content type: Research article

    The morbidity and mortality of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) remains high, and the strategic focus of ARDS research has shifted toward identifying patients at high risk of mortality early in the c...

    Authors: I-Chen Chen, Chew-Teng Kor, Ching-Hsiung Lin, Jane Kuo, Jang-Zern Tsai, Wen-Je Ko and Cheng-Deng Kuo

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:34

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Stressful patient experiences during the intensive care unit (ICU) stay is associated with reduced satisfaction in High Income Countries (HICs) but has not been explored in Lower and Middle Income Countries (L...

    Authors: Lalitha Pieris, Ponsuge Chathurani Sigera, Ambepitiyawaduge Pubudu De Silva, Sithum Munasinghe, Aasiyah Rashan, Priyantha Lakmini Athapattu, Kosala Saroj Amarasiri Jayasinghe, Kerstein Samarasinghe, Abi Beane, Arjen M. Dondorp and Rashan Haniffa

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:30

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Accurate measurement of esophageal pressure (Pes) depends on proper filling of the balloon. Esophageal wall elastance (Ees) may also influence the measurement. We examined the estimation of balloon-surrounding...

    Authors: Xiu-Mei Sun, Guang-Qiang Chen, Hua-Wei Huang, Xuan He, Yan-Lin Yang, Zhong-Hua Shi, Ming Xu and Jian-Xin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:21

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Argatroban or lepirudin anticoagulation therapy in patients with heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) or HIT suspect is typically monitored using the activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT). Although aP...

    Authors: Martin Beiderlinden, Patrick Werner, Astrid Bahlmann, Johann Kemper, Tobias Brezina, Maximilian Schäfer, Klaus Görlinger, Holger Seidel, Peter Kienbaum and Tanja A. Treschan

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:18

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Ion channels play a crucial role in the development of ischemic brain injury. Recent studies have reported that the blockade of various types of ion channels improves outcomes in experimental stroke models. Am...

    Authors: Masakazu Kotoda, Tadahiko Ishiyama, Kazuha Mitsui, Sohei Hishiyama and Takashi Matsukawa

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2017 17:168

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies have reported that the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is closely associated with patient outcomes. The aim of this study was to compare patient CPR outcomes across resident, em...

    Authors: Tak Kyu Oh, Young Mi Park, Sang-Hwan Do, Jung-Won Hwang and In-Ae Song

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2017 17:166

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Although mortality after cardiac surgery has significantly decreased in the last decade, patients still experience clinically relevant postoperative complications. Among others, atrial fibrillation (AF) is a c...

    Authors: Hristo Todorov, Inka Janssen, Stefanie Honndorf, Daniela Bause, Antje Gottschalk, Silke Baasner, Thomas Volkert, Valentin Faerber, John F. Stover, Martin Westphal and Björn Ellger

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2017 17:163

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Lung protective mechanical ventilation with limited peak inspiratory pressure has been shown to affect cardiac output in patients with ARDS. However, little is known about the impact of lung protective mechani...

    Authors: Rudolf Hering, Stefan Kreyer and Christian Putensen

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2017 17:149

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  17. Content type: Editorial

    While the long-term negative effects of obesity on health is a well-studied phenomenon, its effects on acute illnesses seem to be the contrary. Several studies have indicated the possibility of an ‘obesity par...

    Authors: Pauline Yeung Ng and Matthias Eikermann

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2017 17:147

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  18. Content type: Technical advance

    Hemodynamic resuscitation in septic shock requires aggressive fluid replacement and appropriate use of vasopressors to optimize arterial pressure (AP) and cardiac output (CO). Because responses to these drugs ...

    Authors: Kazunori Uemura, Toru Kawada, Can Zheng, Meihua Li and Masaru Sugimachi

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2017 17:145

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    1.525 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.701 - 5-year Impact Factor
    0.831 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
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