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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652296/validation-of-the-aast-egs-grade-for-skin-and-soft-tissue-infection
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Mohamed D Ray-Zack, Matthew C Hernandez, Moustafa Younis, Wyatt B Hoch, Dylan S Soukup, Nadeem Haddad, Martin D Zielinski
INTRODUCTION: Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) present with variable severity. The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) developed an emergency general surgery (EGS) grading system for several diseases. We aimed to determine whether the AAST EGS grade corresponds with key clinical outcomes. METHODS: Single institution retrospective review of patients (≥18 years) admitted with SSTI during 2012-2016 was performed. Patients with surgical site infections or <18 years were excluded...
February 27, 2018: Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652273/assessment-of-the-effect-of-two-regimens-of-milrinone-infusion-in-pediatric-patients-undergoing-fontan-procedure-a-randomized-study
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Rabie Soliman, Adel Ragheb
Objective: The aim of the study was to compare the effect of two different regimens of milrinone on hemodynamics and oxygen saturation in pediatric patients undergoing Fontan procedure. Design: This was a randomized study. Setting: Cardiac centers. Patients: This study included 116 patients undergoing Fontan procedure. Material and Methods: Group E: Milrinone was started as infusion 0.5 μg/kg/min without a loading dose at the beginning of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) followed by infusion 0...
April 2018: Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629985/ventilator-bundle-and-its-effects-on-mortality-among-icu-patients-a-meta-analysis
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Claudia Pileggi, Valentina Mascaro, Aida Bianco, Carmelo G A Nobile, Maria Pavia
OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of the ventilator bundle in the reduction of mortality in ICU patients. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, Cochrane Library for studies published until June 2017. STUDY SELECTION: Included studies: randomized controlled trials or any kind of nonrandomized intervention studies, made reference to a ventilator bundle approach, assessed mortality in ICU-ventilated adult patients. DATA EXTRACTION: Items extracted: study characteristics, description of the bundle approach, number of patients in the comparison groups, hospital/ICU mortality, ventilator-associated pneumonia-related mortality, assessment of compliance to ventilator bundle and its score...
April 6, 2018: Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628833/efficacy-and-safety-of-dexmedetomidine-infusion-for-patients-undergoing-awake-craniotomy-an-observational-study
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Charu Mahajan, Girija Prasad Rath, Gyaninder Pal Singh, Nitasha Mishra, Suman Sokhal, Parmod Kumar Bithal
Background: The goal of awake craniotomy is to maintain adequate sedation, analgesia, respiratory, and hemodynamic stability and also to provide a cooperative patient for neurologic testing. An observational study carried out to evaluate the efficacy of dexmedetomidine sedation for awake craniotomy. Materials and Methods: Adult patients with age >18 year who underwent awake craniotomy for intracranial tumor surgery were enrolled. Those who were uncooperative and had difficult airway were excluded from the study...
April 2018: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29628828/pain-assessment-in-the-critically-ill-mechanically-ventilated-adult-patients-comparison-between-skin-conductance-algesimeter-index-and-physiologic-indicators
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Puneet Khanna, Chandralekha Chandralekha, Ravinder Kumar Pandey, Ankur Sharma
Background and Objectives: Critically ill patients are unable to communicate effectively, so it is difficult to assess their pain and analgesic requirement. Skin conductance algesimeter (SCA) index is a device that primarily measures changes in skin conductance real time to assess pain. Methods: We planned this quantitative prospective observational study to assess pain in the critically ill mechanically ventilated patients in comparison to physiologic indicators such as blood pressure and heart rate...
April 2018: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29627715/prevalence-and-duration-of-reasons-for-enteral-nutrition-feeding-interruption-in-a-tertiary-intensive-care-unit
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Zheng-Yii Lee, Noor Airini Ibrahim, Barakatun-Nisak Mohd-Yusof
OBJECTIVES: The use of enteral nutrition (EN) in the intensive care unit (ICU) is subjected to frequent feeding interruption (FI). The prevalence and duration of causes for EN FI was investigated. METHODS: Reasons for EN FI identified from extensive literature review were prospectively collected in adult mechanically ventilated critically ill patients. Results were reported by descriptive statistics. Baseline and nutritional characteristics between patients who died and those alive at day 60 were compared...
January 31, 2018: Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29624866/factors-associated-with-recovery-delay-in-a-sample-of-patients-diagnosed-by-mers-cov-rrt-pcr-a-saudi-arabian-multicenter-retrospective-study
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Anwar E Ahmed, Hamdan Al-Jahdali, Mody Alaqeel, Salma S Siddiq, Hanan A Alsaab, Ezzeldin A Sakr, Hamed A Alyahya, Munzir M Alandonisi, Alaa T Subedar, Yosra Z Ali, Hazza Al Otaibi, Nouf M Aloudah, Salim Baharoon, Sameera Al Johani, Mohammed G Alghamdi
AIM: Research evidence exists that poor prognosis is common in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) patients. This study estimates recovery delay intervals and identifies associated factors in a sample of Saudi Arabian patients admitted for suspected MERS-CoV and diagnosed by rRT-PCR assay. METHOD: A multicenter retrospective study was conducted on 829 patients admitted between September 2012 and June 2016 and diagnosed by rRT-PCR procedures to have MERS-CoV and non-MERS-CoV infection in which 396 achieved recovery...
April 6, 2018: Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623236/does-use-of-oral-anticoagulants-at-the-time-of-admission-affect-outcomes-following-hip-fracture
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Ariana Lott, Jack Haglin, Rebekah Belayneh, Sanjit R Konda, Philipp Leucht, Kenneth A Egol
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare hospital quality outcomes in patients over the age of 60 undergoing fixation of hip fracture based on their anticoagulation status. Materials and Methods: Patients aged 60 and older with isolated hip fracture injuries treated operatively at 1 academic medical center between October 2014 and September 2016 were analyzed. Patients on the following medications were included in the anticoagulation cohort: warfarin, clopidogrel, aspirin 325 mg, rivaroxaban, apixaban, dabigatran, and dipyridamole/aspirin...
2018: Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623222/the-role-of-minimally-invasive-techniques-in-scoliosis-correction-surgery
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Michael B Cloney, Jack A Goergen, Angela M Bohnen, Zachary A Smith, Tyler Koski, Nader Dahdaleh
Objective: Recently, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has been included among the treatment modalities for scoliosis. However, literature comparing MIS to open surgery for scoliosis correction is limited. The objective of this study was to compare outcomes for scoliosis correction patients undergoing MIS versus open approach. Methods: We retrospectively collected data on demographics, procedure characteristics, and outcomes for 207 consecutive scoliosis correction surgeries at our institution between 2009 and 2015...
2018: Minimally Invasive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29621201/remote-ischemic-preconditioning-does-not-affect-the-release-of-humoral-factors-in-propofol-anesthetized-cardiac-surgery-patients-a-secondary-analysis-of-the-ripheart-study
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Julia Ney, Katleen Hoffmann, Patrick Meybohm, Andreas Goetzenich, Sandra Kraemer, Carina Benstöm, Nina C Weber, Johannes Bickenbach, Rolf Rossaint, Gernot Marx, Kai Zacharowski, Jürgen Bernhagen, Christian Stoppe
In contrast to several smaller studies, which demonstrate that remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) reduces myocardial injury in patients that undergo cardiovascular surgery, the RIPHeart study failed to demonstrate beneficial effects of troponin release and clinical outcome in propofol-anesthetized cardiac surgery patients. Therefore, we addressed the potential biochemical mechanisms triggered by RIPC. This is a predefined prospective sub-analysis of the randomized and controlled RIPHeart study in cardiac surgery patients ( n = 40) that was recently published...
April 5, 2018: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29616357/preliminary-experience-on-the-safety-and-tolerability-of-mechanical-insufflation-exsufflation-in-subjects-with-artificial-airway
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Miguel Sánchez-García, Passio Santos, Gema Rodríguez-Trigo, Fernando Martínez-Sagasti, Tomás Fariña-González, Ángela Del Pino-Ramírez, Carlos Cardenal-Sánchez, Beatriz Busto-González, Mónica Requesens-Solera, Mercedes Nieto-Cabrera, Francisco Romero-Romero, Antonio Núñez-Reiz
BACKGROUND: Catheter suctioning of respiratory secretions in intubated subjects is limited to the proximal airway and associated with traumatic lesions to the mucosa and poor tolerance. "Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation" exerts positive pressure, followed by an abrupt drop to negative pressure. Potential advantages of this technique are aspiration of distal airway secretions, avoiding trauma, and improving tolerance. METHODS: We applied insufflation of 50 cmH2 O for 3 s and exsufflation of - 45 cmH2 O for 4 s in patients with an endotracheal tube or tracheostomy cannula requiring secretion suctioning...
April 3, 2018: Intensive Care Medicine Experimental
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29615192/acute-kidney-injury-predicts-mortality-in-emergency-general-surgery-patients
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Alexandra Briggs, Joaquim M Havens, Ali Salim, Kenneth B Christopher
BACKGROUND: Patients undergoing Emergency General Surgery (EGS) have increased risk of complications and death. The risk of AKI in patients undergoing EGS, along with associated outcomes, is unknown. METHODS: This two-institution observational study included adults admitted to intensive care units between 1997 and 2012. EGS was defined by 7 procedures occurring within 48 hours of ICU admission. The main outcome studied was AKI within 5 days, along with 90-day mortality...
March 14, 2018: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29605361/combined-nd-yag-laser-and-bleomycin-sclerotherapy-under-the-same-anesthesia-for-cervicofacial-venous-malformations-a-safe-and-effective-treatment-option
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Stacie Gregory, Patricia E Burrows, Herodotos Ellinas, Michael Stadler, Robert H Chun
INTRODUCTION: Extensive cervicofacial venous malformations (VM) pose significant challenges to a patient's quality of life (altered breathing, dysphagia, dysarthria). Treatment options include: 1) Surgical debulking; 2) Sclerotherapy; 3) laser therapy; or 4) Combined modalities. Recent studies have demonstrated the importance of multimodality and multidisciplinary management of these patients. However, no studies have described combined single anesthetic laser and sclerotherapy treatment...
May 2018: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29600543/speckle-tracking-analysis-in-intensive-care-unit-a-toy-or-a-tool
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Antonello D'Andrea, Juri Radmilovic, Donato Mele, Flavio D'Ascenzi, Eustachio Agricola, Andreina Carbone, Francesco Lo Iudice, Giuseppina Novo, Francesco Ancona, Francesca Maria Righini, Sergio Mondillo, Eduardo Bossone, Maurizio Galderisi
The use of conventional echocardiography in the intensive care unit (ICU) is today established to assess left and right ventricular systolic function, for preload determination and procedural guidance. Next step in ICU echocardiography could be the use of novel ultrasound techniques such as strain echocardiography to assist in the management of patients with acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, or pulmonary embolism. This review has gathered the available evidence supporting the incremental value of strain in the diagnostic workup of cardiac diseases treated in ICU...
March 30, 2018: Echocardiography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29600320/early-results-of-total-arch-replacement-under-partial-sternotomy
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Yosuke Inoue, Kenji Minatoya, Yoshimasa Seike, Atsushi Ohmura, Kyokun Uehara, Hiroaki Sasaki, Hitoshi Matsuda, Junjiro Kobayashi
OBJECTIVE: Partial sternotomy with limited skin incision has been utilized for cardiac surgery. We, therefore, started to apply the partial sternotomy for total arch replacement since 2013 in selected cases. The aim of this study reported the results of our early experiences. METHODS: Between July 2013 and December 2015, we retrospectively reviewed 15 cases (median age 72, range 67-84, 15 male) who underwent total arch replacement thorough partial sternotomy. All procedures were performed under hypothermic circulatory arrest with selective cerebral perfusion...
March 29, 2018: General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29600048/correlation-of-bispectral-index-and-richmond-agitation-sedation-scale-for-evaluating-sedation-depth-a-retrospective-study
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Junbo Zheng, Yang Gao, Xiaoyu Xu, Kai Kang, Haitao Liu, Hongliang Wang, Kaijiang Yu
Background: This study aims to verify the correlation of bispectral index (BIS) and Richmond agitation sedation scale (RASS) for evaluating these and explore possibility of replacing RASS with BIS. Methods: This retrospective cohort study consisted of 74 patients who were collected from the third Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ward of XXX Hospital between May 2012 and June 2015 in this retrospective study. Sedation levels were evaluated using the 10-grade RASS and were continuously monitored with a BIS monitor during the procedure every 5 minutes...
January 2018: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29589421/nasotracheal-intubation-in-icu-an-unfairly-forgotten-procedure
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Geoffroy Hariri, Jean-Luc Baudel, Vincent Dubée, Guillaume Dumas, Jérémie Joffre, Simon Bourcier, Naïke Bigé, Hafid Ait Oufella, Eric Maury
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 27, 2018: Minerva Anestesiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29582210/in-hospital-and-day-120-survival-of-critically-ill-solid-cancer-patients-after-discharge-of-the-intensive-care-units-results-of-a-retrospective-multicenter-study-a-groupe-de-recherche-respiratoire-en-r%C3%A3-animation-en-onco-h%C3%A3-matologie-grrr-oh-study
#18
François Vincent, Marcio Soares, Djamel Mokart, Virginie Lemiale, Fabrice Bruneel, Marouane Boubaya, Frédéric Gonzalez, Yves Cohen, Elie Azoulay, Michaël Darmon
OBJECTIVES: To assess outcomes at hospital discharge and day-120 after intensive care unit (ICU) discharge among patients with solid cancer admitted to ICU and to identify characteristics associated with in-hospital and day-120 after ICU discharge mortalities. DESIGN: International, multicenter, retrospective study. SETTING: Five ICUs in France and Brazil, two located in cancer centers, two in university affiliated and one in general hospitals...
March 27, 2018: Annals of Intensive Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29581681/robot-assisted-mckeown-esophagectomy-is-feasible-after-neoadjuvant-chemoradiation-our-initial-experience
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Ashish Goel, Swati H Shah, Veda Padma Priya Selvakumar, Shubha Garg, Kapil Kumar
Neoadjuvant chemoradiation has become the standard of care for esophageal cancer, especially for middle third esophageal lesions and those with squamous histology. Although more and more thoracic surgeons and surgical oncologists have now shifted to video-assisted and robot-assisted thoracoscopic esophagectomy; there is still limited experience for the use of minimal-assisted approaches in patients undergoing surgery after neoadjuvant chemoradiation. Most surgeons have concerns of feasibility, safety, and oncological outcomes as well as issues related to difficult learning curve in adopting robotic esophagectomy in patients after chemoradiation...
February 2018: Indian Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29580772/acute-brain-dysfunction-development-and-validation-of-a-daily-prediction-model
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Annachiara Marra, Pratik P Pandharipande, Matthew S Shotwell, Rameela Chandrasekhar, Timothy D Girard, Ayumi K Shintani, Linda M Peelen, Karl Moons, Robert S Dittus, E Wesley Ely, Eduard E Vasilevskis
BACKGROUND: To develop and validate a dynamic risk model to predict daily changes in acute brain dysfunction (i.e., delirium and coma), discharge and mortality in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. METHODS: Using data from a multicenter prospective ICU cohort, we developed a daily Acute Brain Dysfunction-prediction model (ABD-pm) using multinomial logistic regression that estimated 15 transition probabilities (from 1 of 3 brain function states [normal, delirious, or comatose] to 1 of 5 possible outcomes [normal, delirious, comatose, ICU discharge, and dead]) using baseline and daily risk factors...
March 23, 2018: Chest
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