Teresa Cristina Francischetto Travaglia

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Gender associated differences in vascular reactivity regulation might contribute to the low incidence of cardiovascular disease in women. Cardiovascular protection is suggested to depend on female sex hormones' effects on endothelial function and vascular tone regulation. We tested the hypothesis that potassium (K+) channels and Na+K+-ATPase may be involved(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe post-extubation noninvasive positive pressure ventilation use in intensive care unit clinical practice and to identify factors associated with noninvasive positive pressure ventilation failure. METHODS This prospective cohort study included patients aged ≥ 18 years consecutively admitted to the intensive care unit who required(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation use in intensive care unit clinical practice, factors associated with NPPV failure and the associated prognosis. METHODS A prospective cohort study. RESULTS Medical disorders (59%) and elective surgery (21%) were the main causes for admission to the intensive care unit. The main(More)
The authors gratefully acknowledge the comments made by the researchers. We will analyze the methodologies currently used by our group and the cited studies to understand the differences described in the letter. Additionally, we would like to emphasize that the study was a prospective cohort study, in which the researchers collected data on a daily basis(More)
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