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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in intensive care medicine
BackgroundPosterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a well-recognized clinico-neuroradiological transient condition. Early recognition is of paramount importance for prompt control ofExpand
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S100B Is Not a Reliable Prognostic Index in Paediatric TBI
Background: As far as paediatric traumatic brain injury is concerned, it is difficult to quantify the extent of the primary insult, to monitor secondary changes and to predict neurological outcomesExpand
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Sepsis Associated Encephalopathy Studied by MRI and Cerebral Spinal Fluid S100B Measurement
The pathogenesis of sepsis associated encephalopathy (SAE) is not yet clear: the blood–brain barrier (BBB) disruption has been indicated among the possible causative mechanisms. S100B, a calciumExpand
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The effects of hydroxyethyl starch solution in critically ill patients.
AIM In the treatment of the critically ill patients an adequate fluid therapy appears to be essential to optimize hemodynamics and to get a suitable tissue perfusion. In this study we have evaluatedExpand
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SIAARTI recommendations for analgo-sedation in intensive care unit.
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Cerebral blood flow and metabolic changes produced by repetitive magnetic brain stimulation
Abstract We evaluated cerebral variation in oxyhemoglobin, deoxyhemoglobin, and cytochrome oxidase before and after transcranial magnetic and electrical stimulation in ten healthy volunteers usingExpand
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Elevated S100B levels do not correlate with the severity of encephalopathy during sepsis.
BACKGROUND Sepsis-associated encephalopathy (SAE) is defined as a diffuse cerebral dysfunction induced by the systemic response to infection without any clinical or laboratory evidence of directExpand
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Family presence during resuscitation: A concise narrative review
Abstract Background The involvement of family members in end-of-life discussion is generally considered critical. Family members want to be present during the last moments of their beloved, evenExpand
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Soccer, neurotrauma and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: is there a connection?
SUMMARY Trauma has long been hypothesized but never proven to be a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This hypothesis may now have a renaissance due to recent reports in the layExpand
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Comparison of triple-lumen central venous catheters impregnated with silver nanoparticles (AgTive®) vs conventional catheters in intensive care unit patients.
BACKGROUND Silver-impregnated central venous catheters (CVCs) have been proposed as a means for preventing CVC colonization and related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs). AIM To evaluate the efficacyExpand
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