Mark L De Buyzere

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OBJECTIVES To assess the impact of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) on therapeutic management in relation to pulmonary artery catheterization (PAC) in the ICU. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of 108 consecutive TEE video and related patient files during a 7-month period. SETTING A 33-bed medical and surgical ICU. METHODS All critically ill(More)
OBJECTIVE To reach a consensus on the prognostic significance of new techniques of automated blood pressure measurement. METHODS A Task Force on the prognostic significance of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring wrote this review in preparation for the Eighth International Consensus Conference (28-31 October 2001, Sendai, Japan). This synopsis was(More)
AIMS Increased levels of neurohormonal markers, including the N-terminal fragment of pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-pro-BNP), have been shown to be of prognostic significance in patients with heart failure or coronary heart disease (CHD). The aim of this study was to study the predictive value of NT-pro-BNP for coronary events in a middle-aged population(More)
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