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Volume 41, Number 10
October 2015

Impact factor


Original Article

Respective impact of no escalation of treatment, withholding and withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment on ICU patients’ prognosis: a multicenter study of the Outcomerea Research Group

Alexandre Lautrette, Maïté Garrouste-Orgeas, Pierre-Marie Bertrand, Dany Goldgran-Toledano, Samir Jamali, Virginie Laurent, Laurent Argaud, Carole Schwebel, Bruno Mourvillier, Michaël Darmon, Stéphane Ruckly, Anne-Sylvie Dumenil, Virginie Lemiale, Bertrand Souweine, Jean-François Timsit
Pages 1763 - 1772

A novel pump-driven veno-venous gas exchange system during extracorporeal CO2-removal

Alexander Hermann, Katharina Riss, Peter Schellongowski, Andja Bojic, Philipp Wohlfarth, Oliver Robak, Wolfgang R. Sperr, Thomas Staudinger
Pages 1773 - 1780

Effect of a quality improvement program on weaning from mechanical ventilation: a cluster randomized trial

Bo Zhu, Zhiqiang Li, Li Jiang, Bin Du, Qi Jiang, Meiping Wang, Ran Lou, Xiuming Xi
Pages 1781 - 1790

Left ventricular global longitudinal strain is independently associated with mortality in septic shock patients

Wei-Ting Chang, Wen-Huang Lee, Wei-Ting Lee, Po-Sheng Chen, Yu-Ru Su, Ping-Yen Liu, Yen-Wen Liu, Wei-Chuan Tsai
Pages 1791 - 1799

Respective impact of lowering body temperature and heart rate on mortality in septic shock: mediation analysis of a randomized trial

Frédérique Schortgen, Anaïs Charles-Nelson, Lila Bouadma, Geoffray Bizouard, Laurent Brochard, Sandrine Katsahian
Pages 1800 - 1808

Regional variation in critical care provision and outcome after high-risk surgery

Michael A. Gillies, G. Sarah Power, David A. Harrison, Andrew Fleming, Brian Cook, Timothy S. Walsh, Rupert M. Pearse, Kathryn M. Rowan
Pages 1809 - 1816


Systematic Review

Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review

Michael C. Sklar, Francois Beloncle, Christina M. Katsios, Laurent Brochard, Jan O. Friedrich
Pages 1752 - 1762

What's New in Intensive Care

Ten false beliefs about cortisol in critically ill patients

Balasubramanian Venkatesh, Jeremy Cohen, Mark Cooper
Pages 1817 - 1819

Ten strategies to increase survival of cardiac arrest patients

Alain Cariou, Jerry P. Nolan, Kjetil Sunde
Pages 1820 - 1823

Understanding the Disease


Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine

Early thrombus formation on a pulmonary artery catheter

Matteo Parotto, Marjan Jariani, Duminda Wijeysundera, Massimiliano Meineri
Pages 1831 - 1832

Prone positioning induced hepatic necrosis after liver transplantation

Nicolas De Schryver, Diego Castanares-Zapatero, Pierre-François Laterre, Xavier Wittebole
Pages 1833 - 1833

Acute ruptured mycotic aneurysm mimicking myocardial tumor with ST elevation myocardial infarction

Wei-Ting Chang, Nan-Haw Chow, Yi-Shan Tsai, Chih-Chan Lin
Pages 1834 - 1835

From the Inside

Sounding board: is mandatory recovery of organs for transplantation acceptable?

Erwin J. O. Kompanje, Yorick J. de Groot
Pages 1836 - 1837


Effects of propofol on diaphragmatic electrical activity in mechanically ventilated pediatric patients

Angela Amigoni, Giorgia Rizzi, Antuan Divisic, Luca Brugnaro, Giorgio Conti, Andrea Pettenazzo
Pages 1860 - 1861

Associations between dynamics of the blood glucose level after hypoglycemia and intensive care unit mortality: a retrospective multicenter study

Roosmarijn T. M. van Hooijdonk, Jan M. Binnekade, Ameen Abu–Hanna, Floris van Braam Houckgeest, Lieuwe S. Hofstra, Janneke Horn, Michael A. Kuiper, Nicole P. Juffermans, Huub L. A. van den Oever, Johannes P. van der Sluijs, Peter E. Spronk, Marcus J. Schultz
Pages 1864 - 1865

Prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and lung transplantation for isolated pulmonary anti-GBM (Goodpasture) disease

Antoine Legras, Pierre Mordant, Nicolas Brechot, Alain Bel, Véronique Boussaud, Romain Guillemain, Bernard Cholley, Laure Gibault, Françoise Le Pimpec-Barthes, Alain Combes
Pages 1866 - 1868

Incidence and impact outcome of hyperglycaemia in severe scorpion envenomed children requiring intensive care admission

Kamilia Chtara, Mabrouk Bahloul, Olfa Turki, Najeh Baccouche, Kais Regaieg, Chokri Ben Hamida, Hedi Chelly, Imen Chabchoub, Anis Chaari, Mounir Bouaziz
Pages 1871 - 1872

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