Etiology of respiratory failure is related to mortality in critically ill patients affected by a hematological malignancy: a retrospective study.

AIM The outcomes of patients affected by hematologic malignancies (HM) admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICUs) because of life-threatening complications are still considered to be poor. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence and impact of cardiac dysfunction on the outcome of these patients. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the records of… CONTINUE READING