Jean-Marie Conil

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BACKGROUND Weaning from mechanical ventilation is associated with the presence of asynchronies between the patient and the ventilator. The main objective of the present study was to demonstrate a decrease in the total number of patient-ventilator asynchronies in invasively ventilated patients for whom difficulty in weaning is expected by comparing neurally(More)
BACKGROUND The cecal ligation and puncture (CLP) model, a gold standard in sepsis research, is associated with an important variability in mortality. While the number of punctures and needle size is well described in CLP animal studies, the length of cecal ligation is often not. The relationship between cecal ligation and survival in mice is briefly(More)
BACKGROUND In ICU patients with normal serum creatinine (SCr), a state of increased renal drug excretion has been described (creatinine clearance ≥130 ml/min/1.73 m(2)), and named augmented renal clearance (ARC). In ICU patients, the accuracy of GFR estimates is insufficient. However, in clinical practice, the physician has not at one's disposal patient(More)
The purpose of this study was to develop a whole-body physiologically based pharmacokinetic (WB-PBPK) model for ciprofloxacin for ICU patients, based on only plasma concentration data. In a next step, tissue and organ concentration time profiles in patients were predicted using the developed model. The WB-PBPK model was built using a non-linear mixed(More)
BACKGROUND Data from previous studies indicate that optimal conditions for intubation are met 120 seconds after administration of 0.15 cisatracurium (ED95 × 3) following the induction of anesthesia. The aim of this study was to compare the doses required for complete paralysis after induction of anesthesia in ICU patients with the dose used in(More)
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