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The Importance of Increased Neck Circumference to Intubation Difficulties in Obese Patients
BACKGROUND: Using the intubation difficulty scale (IDS), we sought to confirm that obese patients are more difficult to intubate than lean patients. We assessed classical bedside tests and includedExpand
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Acute traumatic aortic rupture: a comparison of surgical and stent-graft repair.
OBJECTIVE The study's objective was to comparatively evaluate surgery and stent-graft repair of acute or subacute traumatic aortic rupture. METHODS A total of 76 patients (14-76 years old; mean, 37Expand
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Comparison of esCCO and transthoracic echocardiography for non-invasive measurement of cardiac output intensive care.
BACKGROUND The esCCO monitor (ECG- estimated Continuous Cardiac Output, Nihon Kohden(®)) is a new non-invasive tool for estimating cardiac output (CO). It derives CO from the pulse wave transit timeExpand
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Delayed treatment of traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta with endoluminal covered stent.
BACKGROUND Stent grafting is emerging as a new treatment for several pathological conditions involving the thoracic aorta. We studied the feasibility and safety of this technique for delayedExpand
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L-alanyl-L-glutamine dipeptide–supplemented total parenteral nutrition reduces infectious complications and glucose intolerance in critically ill patients: The French controlled, randomized,
Objective:Glutamine (Gln)–supplemented total parenteral nutrition (TPN) improves clinical outcome after planned surgery, but the benefits of Gln-TPN for critically ill (intensive care unit; ICU)Expand
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[Towards a new management of acute traumatic aortic ruptures].
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of endovascular repair in acute traumatic aortic rupture on the basis of our experience with 16 patients. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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Effects of pentobarbital and etomidate on plasma catecholamine levels and spectral analysis of blood pressure and heart rate in dogs
Summary— The present paper investigates the effects of two anæsthetic drugs (pentobarbital and etomidate) on both short‐term variabilities of systolic blood pressure (SBP) and heart rate (HR) usingExpand
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Vers une nouvelle prise en charge des ruptures traumatiques aiguës de l’isthme aortique
Resume But Evaluer la faisabilite et la fiabilite de la mise en place d’endoprotheses pour traiter les ruptures aigues post-traumatiques de l’isthme aortique : presentation de notre experience de 16Expand
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[Continuous versus intermittent cefepime infusion in critical care. Preliminary results].
The bactericidal activity of beta-lactams is time-dependent, and the time spent above the MIC (T > MIC) is the best predictor of efficacy. A prospective, randomized, open-label study was conducted inExpand
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