INTRODUCTION Liver dysfunction associated with artificial nutrition in critically ill patients is a complication that seems to be frequent, but it has not been assessed previously in a large cohort of critically ill patients. METHODS We conducted a prospective cohort study of incidence in 40 intensive care units. Different liver dysfunction patterns were… (More)
BACKGROUND Glycaemia control (GC) remains an important therapeutic goal in critically ill patients. The enhanced Model Predictive Control (eMPC) algorithm, which models the behaviour of blood glucose (BG) and insulin sensitivity in individual ICU patients with variable blood samples, is an effective, clinically proven computer based protocol successfully… (More)
Characterization of a distinctive pattern of periovulatory leptin secretion and its relationship with ovulation rate and luteal function in swine with obesity/leptin resistance.1 induces sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca-2 leak and arrhythmogenesis in adult rat ventricular myocytes.