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Baseline Characteristics and Outcomes of 1591 Patients Infected With SARS-CoV-2 Admitted to ICUs of the Lombardy Region, Italy.
Importance In December 2019, a novel coronavirus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 [SARS-CoV-2]) emerged in China and has spread globally, creating a pandemic. Information about theExpand
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Pulmonary Vein Denervation Enhances Long-Term Benefit After Circumferential Ablation for Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Background—There are no data to evaluate the relationship between autonomic nerve function modification and recurrent atrial fibrillation (AF) after circumferential pulmonary vein ablation (CPVA).Expand
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Mortality, morbidity, and quality of life after circumferential pulmonary vein ablation for atrial fibrillation: outcomes from a controlled nonrandomized long-term study.
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to investigate the potential of circumferential pulmonary vein (PV) ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) to maintain sinus rhythm (SR) over time, thus reducingExpand
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Predicting mortality risk in patients undergoing venovenous ECMO for ARDS due to influenza A (H1N1) pneumonia: the ECMOnet score
PurposeThe decision to start venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV ECMO) is commonly based on the severity of respiratory failure, with little consideration of the extrapulmonary organExpand
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"Ultrasound comet-tail images": a marker of pulmonary edema: a comparative study with wedge pressure and extravascular lung water.
BACKGROUND Echographic examination of the lung surface may reveal multiple "comet-tail images" originating from water-thickened interlobular septa. These images could be useful for noninvasiveExpand
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A meta-analysis of complications and mortality of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
OBJECTIVE To comprehensively assess published peer-reviewed studies related to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), focusing on outcomes and complications of ECMO in adult patients. DESIGNExpand
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Desflurane and sevoflurane in cardiac surgery: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.
OBJECTIVES The authors performed a meta-analysis to investigate whether the cardioprotective effects of volatile anesthetics translate into decreased morbidity and mortality in patients undergoingExpand
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The incidence and risk of acute renal failure after cardiac surgery.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate outcome and risk factors of acute renal failure in a surgical population with or without preoperative renal dysfunction. DESIGN Observational study. SETTING Intensive careExpand
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ECMO criteria for influenza A (H1N1)-associated ARDS: role of transpulmonary pressure
PurposeTo assess whether partitioning the elastance of the respiratory system (ERS) between lung (EL) and chest wall (ECW) elastance in order to target values of end-inspiratory transpulmonaryExpand
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Interleukin-1 blockade with high-dose anakinra in patients with COVID-19, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and hyperinflammation: a retrospective cohort study
Summary Background Mortality of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and systemic inflammation is high. In areas of pandemic outbreak,Expand
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