Jean-Marc Dejode

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The influenza H1N1 epidemics in 2009 led a substantial number of people to develop severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and refractory hypoxemia. In these patients, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation was used as rescue oxygenation therapy. Several randomized clinical trials and observational studies suggested that extracorporeal membrane oxygenation(More)
BACKGROUND Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist (NAVA) is a new mode of mechanical ventilation controlled by diaphragmatic electrical signals. The electrical signals allow synchronization of ventilation to spontaneous breathing efforts of a child, as well as permitting pressure assistance proportional to the electrical signal. NAVA provides equally fine(More)
BACKGROUND In continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), regional citrate anticoagulation offers an attractive alternative to heparinization, especially for children with a high bleeding risk. METHODS We report on a new management approach to CRRT using integrated citrate software and physiological sodium concentration solutions. Convective filtration(More)
OBJECTIVE An adult trial reported the efficacy of recombinant human erythropoietin in critically ill patients with a 19% decrease in red blood cell transfusion. Our aim was to evaluate the relevance of this prophylactic treatment in children hospitalized in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). DESIGN Cohort study from January 1995 to December 2004. (More)
OBJECTIVE To describe and evaluate a new technique to insert a 24-gauge Silastic catheter in a central vein with a subcutaneous tunneled catheter in newborns after peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) insertion failure. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING Pediatric and neonatal intensive care unit. PATIENTS Twenty-nine newborns in whom(More)
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