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Use of the SOFA score to assess the incidence of organ dysfunction/failure in intensive care units: results of a multicenter, prospective study. Working group on "sepsis-related problems" of the
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) score in assessing the incidence and severity of organ dysfunction in critically ill patients. DESIGN Prospective,Expand
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Acute renal failure in the ICU: risk factors and outcome evaluated by the SOFA score
Objectives: To describe risk factors for the development of acute renal failure (ARF) in a population of intensive care unit (ICU) patients, and the association of ARF with multiple organ failureExpand
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The use of maximum SOFA score to quantify organ dysfunction/failure in intensive care. Results of a prospective, multicentre study
Objective: To evaluate the performance of total maximum sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA) score and a derived measure, delta SOFA (total maximum SOFA score minus admission total SOFA) as aExpand
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Placental growth hormone as a potential regulator of maternal IGF-I during human pregnancy.
Ninety-three healthy women were investigated during normal pregnancy, and 177 blood samples were obtained at various gestational stages. In 8 of the women, serial measurements were obtained over aExpand
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Effect site concentrations of remifentanil and pupil response to noxious stimulation.
BACKGROUND Opioid drugs block reflex pupillary dilatation in response to noxious stimulation. The relationship between the target effect site concentration (Ce(T)) of remifentanil and the pupilExpand
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A Cadaveric Study Comparing Discography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Histology, and Mechanical Behavior of the Human Lumbar Disc
The aims of this study were 1) to compare discography and magnetic resonance imaging scanning on cadaver specimens and to correlate these imaging procedures by examining all the discs histologically;Expand
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Cognitive recovery in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: a prospective study.
Idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus remains difficult to treat. Controversy exists as to whether or not shunting can really improve cognitive functions and whether quantified intracranialExpand
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Six‐year results of a multimodality treatment strategy for locally advanced breast cancer
Between 1976 and 1982, 59 patients with locally advanced breast cancer were treated with preoperative supervoltage radiotherapy, adjuvant preoperative and postoperative hormonochemotherapy, andExpand
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Use of the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score as a severity score
ObjectiveTo evaluate whether the SOFA score can be used to develop a model to predict intensive care unit (ICU) mortality in different countries.Design and settingAnalysis of a prospectivelyExpand
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The diagnosis of fetal microcephaly.
Of 16 fetuses in whom microcephaly was suspected, nine (56.2%) were affected with microcephaly, and seven (43.8%) were unaffected. Subsequently, nomograms with mean and SDs for biparietal diameter,Expand
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