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BACKGROUND Few studies have reported the effect of different volume responsiveness evaluation methods on volume therapy results and prognosis. This study was carried out to investigate the effect of two volume responsiveness evaluation methods, stroke volume variation (SVV) and stroke volume changes before and after passive leg raising (PLR-ΔSV), on fluid(More)
OBJECTIVE Protective ventilation (PV) has been validated in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. However, the effect of PV in patients undergoing major surgery is controversial. The study aimed to explore the beneficial effect of PV on patients undergoing a major operation by systematic review and meta-analysis. SETTING Various levels of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the value of bioreactance-based passive leg raising (PLR) test predicting fluid responsiveness of elderly patients with sepsis. METHODS This prospective and self-controlled clinical study included 31 elderly patients with sepsis in the Department of Intensive Care Medicine of Zhejiang Hospital. Hemodynamic parameters including(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) could lower the mortality rate in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock. METHODS Articles with items sepsis, severe sepsis, septic shock, EGDT were retrieved from MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane, Wanfang Data and CNKI. Inclusion criteria included randomized controlled trial, subjects(More)
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