Cüneyt Saltürk

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BACKGROUND We aimed to evaluate the ICU management and long-term outcomes of kyphoscoliosis patients with respiratory failure. METHODS A retrospective observational cohort study was performed in a respiratory ICU and outpatient clinic from 2002-2011. We enrolled all kyphoscoliosis patients admitted to the ICU and followed-up at regular intervals after(More)
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND Severe sepsis is a primary cause of morbidity and mortality in the intensive care unit (ICU). Numerous biomarkers have been assessed to predict outcome and CRP is widely used. However, the relevance for mortality risk of the CRP level and the day when it is measured have not been well studied. We aimed to assess whether initial(More)
BACKGROUND COPD exacerbations requiring intensive care unit (ICU) admission have a major impact on morbidity and mortality. Only 10%-25% of COPD exacerbations are eosinophilic. AIM To assess whether eosinophilic COPD exacerbations have better outcomes than non-eosinophilic COPD exacerbations in the ICU. METHODS This retrospective observational cohort(More)
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