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Volume 44, Number 9
September 2018

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Original Article

Factors associated with health-related quality of life 6 years after ICU discharge in a Finnish paediatric population: a cohort study

Elina Kyösti, Tero I. Ala-Kokko, Pasi Ohtonen, Outi Peltoniemi, Paula Rautiainen, Janne Kataja, Hanna Ebeling, Janne H. Liisanantti
Pages 1378 - 1387

Plasma sRAGE is independently associated with increased mortality in ARDS: a meta-analysis of individual patient dataOpen access

Matthieu Jabaudon, Raiko Blondonnet, Bruno Pereira, Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, Christoph Lichtenstern, Tommaso Mauri, Rogier M. Determann, Tomas Drabek, Rolf D. Hubmayr, Ognjen Gajic, Florian Uhle, Andrea Coppadoro, Antonio Pesenti, Marcus J. Schultz, Marco V. Ranieri, Helena Brodska, Ségolène Mrozek, Vincent Sapin, Michael A. Matthay, Jean-Michel Constantin, Carolyn S. Calfee
Pages 1388 - 1399

Intensive care utilization following major noncardiac surgical procedures in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study

Angela Jerath, Andreas Laupacis, Peter C. Austin, Hannah Wunsch, Duminda N. Wijeysundera
Pages 1427 - 1435

Increasing evidence-based interventions in patients with acute infections in a resource-limited setting: a before-and-after feasibility trial in Gitwe, Rwanda

Olivier Urayeneza, Pierre Mujyarugamba, Zacharie Rukemba, Vincent Nyiringabo, Polyphile Ntihinyurwa, John I. Baelani, Arthur Kwizera, Danstan Bagenda, Mervyn Mer, Ndidiamaka Musa, Julia T. Hoffman, Ashok Mudgapalli, Austin M. Porter, Niranjan Kissoon, Hanno Ulmer, Lori A. Harmon, Joseph C. Farmer, Martin W. Dünser, Andrew J. Patterson
Pages 1436 - 1446

Prevalence and outcome of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia diagnosed under veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a retrospective nationwide study

Antoine Kimmoun, Walid Oulehri, Romain Sonneville, Paul-Henri Grisot, Elie Zogheib, Julien Amour, Nadia Aissaoui, Bruno Megarbane, Nicolas Mongardon, Amelie Renou, Matthieu Schmidt, Emmanuel Besnier, Clément Delmas, Geraldine Dessertaine, Catherine Guidon, Nicolas Nesseler, Guylaine Labro, Bertrand Rozec, Marc Pierrot, Julie Helms, David Bougon, Laurent Chardonnal, Anne Medard, Alexandre Ouattara,
Pages 1460 - 1469

Corticosteroid treatment in critically ill patients with severe influenza pneumonia: a propensity score matching study

Gerard Moreno, Alejandro Rodríguez, Luis F. Reyes, Josep Gomez, Jordi Sole-Violan, Emili Díaz, María Bodí, Sandra Trefler, Juan Guardiola, Juan C. Yébenes, Alex Soriano, José Garnacho-Montero, Lorenzo Socias, María del Valle Ortíz, Eudald Correig, Judith Marín-Corral, Montserrat Vallverdú-Vidal, Marcos I. Restrepo, Antoni Torres, Ignacio Martín-Loeches
Pages 1470 - 1482

Improved short- and long-term outcome of allogeneic stem cell recipients admitted to the intensive care unit: a retrospective longitudinal analysis of 942 patients

Catherina Lueck, Michael Stadler, Christian Koenecke, Marius M. Hoeper, Elke Dammann, Andrea Schneider, Jan T. Kielstein, Arnold Ganser, Matthias Eder, Gernot Beutel
Pages 1483 - 1492

Pain distress: the negative emotion associated with procedures in ICU patients

Kathleen A. Puntillo, Adeline Max, Jean-Francois Timsit, Stephane Ruckly, Gerald Chanques, Gemma Robleda, Ferran Roche-Campo, Jordi Mancebo, Jigeeshu V. Divatia, Marcio Soares, Daniela C. Ionescu, Ioana M. Grintescu, Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore, Katerina Rusinova, Radoslaw Owczuk, Ingrid Egerod, Elizabeth D. E. Papathanassoglou, Maria Kyranou, Gavin M. Joynt, Gaston Burghi, Ross C. Freebairn, Kwok
Pages 1493 - 1501

Clinical spectrum and short-term outcome of adult patients with purpura fulminans: a French multicenter retrospective cohort study

Damien Contou, Romain Sonneville, Florence Canoui-Poitrine, Gwenhaël Colin, Rémi Coudroy, Frédéric Pène, Jean-Marc Tadié, Martin Cour, Gaëtan Béduneau, Antoine Marchalot, Laurent Guérin, Sébastien Jochmans, Stephan Ehrmann, Nicolas Terzi, Sébastien Préau, François Barbier, Guillaume Schnell, Damien Roux, Olivier Leroy, Claire Pichereau, Elodie Gélisse, Lara Zafrani, Richard Layese, Christian Brun-
Pages 1502 - 1511

Association of frailty with short-term outcomes, organ support and resource use in critically ill patients

Fernando G. Zampieri, Theodore J. Iwashyna, Elizabeth M. Viglianti, Leandro U. Taniguchi, William N. Viana, Roberto Costa, Thiago D. Corrêa, Carlos Eduardo N. Moreira, Marcelo O. Maia, Giulliana M. Moralez, Thiago Lisboa, Marcus A. Ferez, Carlos Eduardo F. Freitas, Clayton B. de Carvalho, Bruno F. Mazza, Mariza F. A. Lima, Grazielle V. Ramos, Aline R. Silva, Fernando A. Bozza, Jorge. I. F. Salluh,
Pages 1512 - 1520


Time-limited trial of intensive care treatment: an overview of current literature

Eva E. Vink, Elie Azoulay, Arthur Caplan, Erwin J. O. Kompanje, Jan Bakker
Pages 1369 - 1377

Extracorporeal organ support (ECOS) in critical illness and acute kidney injury: from native to artificial organ crosstalk

Faeq Husain-Syed, Zaccaria Ricci, Daniel Brodie, Jean-Louis Vincent, V. Marco Ranieri, Arthur S. Slutsky, Fabio Silvio Taccone, Luciano Gattinoni, Claudio Ronco
Pages 1447 - 1459

What's New in Intensive Care

Inspiratory preload obliteration may injure lungs via cyclical “on–off” vascular flow

B. H. Katira, W. M. Kuebler, B. P. Kavanagh
Pages 1521 - 1523

What’s new in ICU in 2050: big data and machine learning

Sébastien Bailly, Geert Meyfroidt, Jean-François Timsit
Pages 1524 - 1527

Understanding the Disease

Understanding thrombotic microangiopathies in children

Bérangère S. Joly, X. Long Zheng, Agnès Veyradier
Pages 1536 - 1538


Should ICU clinicians follow patients after ICU discharge? Yes

Joel Meyer, Stephen J. Brett, Carl Waldmann
Pages 1539 - 1541

Should ICU clinicians follow patients after ICU discharge? No

Bharath Kumar Tirupakuzhi Vijayaraghavan, Xavier Willaert, Brian H. Cuthbertson
Pages 1542 - 1544

Out-of-hours discharge from intensive care: certain about uncertainty

Christian Fynbo Christiansen, Hans Flaatten
Pages 1545 - 1547

‘Lumping or splitting’ in paediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome (PARDS)

Daniele De Luca, David A. Harrison, Mark J. Peters
Pages 1548 - 1550

MAP of 65: target of the past?

Pierre Asfar, Peter Radermacher, Marlies Ostermann
Pages 1551 - 1552

The long road home: are outcomes different for patients with sepsis?

C. L. Hodgson, T. S. Walsh, N. Lone
Pages 1556 - 1557

The gut microbiota of critically ill patients: first steps in an unexplored world

Étienne Ruppé, Thiago Lisboa, François Barbier
Pages 1561 - 1564

Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine

Atrio-oesophageal fistula following atrial fibrillation ablation procedure: diagnosis with cardiac CT

Florence Dive, Jean-Benoit le polain de Waroux, Sophie Pierard, Geoffrey C. Colin
Pages 1565 - 1567

Biphasic isolated systolic aortic regurgitation

Dieter Frans Dauwe, Joshua Ihle, Vincent Pellegrino
Pages 1568 - 1570

Hepatic vein cannulation during veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Nicolas Serck, Olivier Lheureux, Jacques Creteur, Fabio Silvio Taccone
Pages 1571 - 1572

Venovenous ECMO cannulation in a patient with a pre-existing IVC filter

Dhaval Pau, Jan Kasal, Michael Plisco
Pages 1573 - 1574

Acute sulfamethoxazole-induced crystal nephropathy

Nina de Montmollin, Emmanuel Letavernier, Muriel Fartoukh, Vincent Labbe
Pages 1575 - 1576

From the Inside

HES: time to change my mind?

Guenther Frank
Pages 1577 - 1578


Diagnostic capability of a next-generation, ultra-miniaturized ultrasound system in patients with cardiopulmonary compromise assessed using basic critical care echocardiography

Marine Goudelin, Bruno Evrard, François Dalmay, Ana Hernandez Padilla, Céline Gonzalez, Thomas Lafon, Thomas Daix, Anne-Laure Fedou, Bruno François, Philippe Vignon
Pages 1579 - 1581

Out of the ICU shifting as a significant workload

H. Merdji, R. Clere-Jehl, A. Dargent, P. Andreu, A. Large, F. Lefebvre, M. Schenck, J. Helms, J. P. Quenot, F. Meziani
Pages 1582 - 1583

Positive outcomes, mortality rates, and publication bias in septic shock trials

Harm-Jan de Grooth, Jean-Jacques Parienti, Jonne Postema, Stephan A. Loer, Heleen M. Oudemans-van Straaten, Armand R. Girbes
Pages 1584 - 1585

Noninvasive ventilation for respiratory failure: a note of caution in selected patients

Caroline Macharete, Lara Ventura, Olga Rubio, Ignacio Catalan, Silvia Cano, Josep-Maria Alcoverro, Carles Subira, Jaume Masclans, Gina Rognoni, Rafael Fernandez
Pages 1586 - 1587

Critical care research in the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region over two decades: where do we stand?

Lama H. Nazer, Mohamad Elaibaid, Nada Al-Qadheeb, Ruth Kleinpell, Keith M. Olsen, Feras Hawari
Pages 1588 - 1590

The relationship between the change in central venous pressure and intravenous fluid volume in patients presenting to the emergency department with septic shock

Benjamin Reddi, Mark Finnis, Andrew A. Udy, Matthew Maiden, Anthony Delaney, Rinaldo Bellomo, Sandra Peake
Pages 1591 - 1592

Should we treat mild hypotension in septic patients in the absence of peripheral tissue hypoperfusion?

Jean-Rémi Lavillegrand, Guillaume Dumas, Naïke Bigé, Daniel Zafimahazo, Bertrand Guidet, Eric Maury, Hafid Ait-Oufella
Pages 1593 - 1594

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