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ESTES guidelines: acute mesenteric ischaemia
PurposeAcute mesenteric ischaemia (AMI) accounts for about 1:1000 acute hospital admissions. Untreated, AMI will cause mesenteric infarction, intestinal necrosis, an overwhelming inflammatoryExpand
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Functional compromise reflected by sarcopenia, frailty, and nutritional depletion predicts adverse postoperative outcome after colorectal cancer surgery.
OBJECTIVE To determine the association of sarcopenia with postoperative morbidity and mortality after colorectal surgery. BACKGROUND Functional compromise in elderly colorectal surgical patients isExpand
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Gastrointestinal function in intensive care patients: terminology, definitions and management. Recommendations of the ESICM Working Group on Abdominal Problems
PurposeAcute gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction and failure have been increasingly recognized in critically ill patients. The variety of definitions proposed in the past has led to confusion andExpand
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Physiology and pathophysiology of splanchnic hypoperfusion and intestinal injury during exercise: strategies for evaluation and prevention.
Physical exercise places high demands on the adaptive capacity of the human body. Strenuous physical performance increases the blood supply to active muscles, cardiopulmonary system, and skin to meetExpand
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Acute patellar dislocation in children and adolescents: a randomized clinical trial
Het doel van de studie was de functionele uitkomst te evalueren bij patienten (< 16 jaar) met een patellaluxatie, waarbij gerandomiseerd werd in vroege operatieve correctie versus conservatieveExpand
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Early enteral nutrition in critically ill patients: ESICM clinical practice guidelines
PurposeTo provide evidence-based guidelines for early enteral nutrition (EEN) during critical illness.MethodsWe aimed to compare EEN vs. early parenteral nutrition (PN) and vs. delayed EN. We definedExpand
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An international sepsis survey: a study of doctors' knowledge and perception about sepsis
BackgroundTo be able to diagnose and treat sepsis better it is important not only to improve the knowledge about definitions and pathophysiology, but also to gain more insight into specialists'Expand
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Loss of Skeletal Muscle Mass During Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Predicts Postoperative Mortality in Esophageal Cancer Surgery
BackgroundEsophageal surgery is associated with complications and mortality. It is highly important to develop tools predicting unfavorable postoperative outcome. Esophageal cancer and neoadjuvantExpand
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An international survey: Public awareness and perception of sepsis*
Background:Sepsis is a common cause of death throughout the world. Early treatment improves outcome; however, treatment may be delayed if the patient does not present himself/herself for medical careExpand
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Arginine and Citrulline and the Immune Response in Sepsis
Arginine, a semi-essential amino acid is an important initiator of the immune response. Arginine serves as a precursor in several metabolic pathways in different organs. In the immune response,Expand
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