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  1. In order to test the hypothesis that inhaled nitric oxide (NO) reverses the pulmonary hypertension induced by αα-diaspirin crosslinked hemoglobin (ααHb), were studied anesthetized pigs that were administered w...

    Authors: Luiz F Polide Figueiredo, Mali Mathru, Jaclyn R Jones, Daneshvari Solanki and George C Kramer
    Citation: Critical Care 1998 1:111
  2. Transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic and/or therapeutic management involves significant consumption of resources. In an effort to improve the delivery of care to these patients and decrease reso...

    Authors: Sandra Swoboda, John A Castro, Karen A Earsing and Pamela A Lipsett
    Citation: Critical Care 1998 1:105
  3. When used during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), jugular venous bulb catheters, known as cephalad cannulae, increase venous drainage, augment circuit flow and decompress cerebral venous pressure. O...

    Authors: Robert Pettignano, Michele Labuz, Theresa W Gauthier, Jeryl Huckaby and Reese H Clark
    Citation: Critical Care 1998 1:95
  4. Sex steroids have immunomodulatory effects. No data exist on alterations of sex steroids during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). Cardiac surgery with CPB releases an immunological response with complement and cyt...

    Authors: Andreas Trotter, Hans-Jörg Grill, Wolfgang Hemmer, Andreas Hannekum and Dieter Lang
    Citation: Critical Care 1997 1:85
  5. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that a new mode of ventilation (pressure-regulated volume control; PRVC) is associated with improvements in respiratory mechanics and outcome when compared with...

    Authors: Henrik Guldager, Soeren L Nielsen, Peder Carl and Mogens B Soerensen
    Citation: Critical Care 1997 1:75
  6. Bolus thermodilution is the standard bedside method of cardiac output measurement in the intensive care unit (ICU). The Baxter Vigilance monitor uses a modified thermodilution pulmonary artery catheter with a ...

    Authors: Ben N Barry, Abhiram Mallick, Andrew R Bodenham and Michael Vucevic
    Citation: Critical Care 1997 1:71
  7. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of altering the use of the protocol for brain death determination in traumatically injured patients, on time to brain death determination, medical complicat...

    Authors: Donald H Jenkins, Patrick M Reilly, Damian J McMahon and Rence V Hawthorne
    Citation: Critical Care 1997 1:65
  8. Nitric oxide (NO) production following bacterial infection may play a physiological role in the host defense mechanism due to its antimicrobial activity. However, excess production of NO in severe infection su...

    Authors: Chieko Mitaka, Yukio Hirata, Kuninori Yokoyama, Takashi Nagura, Yukio Tsunoda and Keisuke Amaha
    Citation: Critical Care 1997 1:45
  9. The aim of the study was to assess the particle size stability of six parenteral nutrition regimens, fitted to various pathologies, and used by the University Hospital of Limoges. The mixtures contained glucos...

    Authors: Jean-Claude Desport, Brigitte Hoedt, Véronique Pelagatti, Aline Lagarde, Françoise Lorieul, Danièle Chalmel, Fabrice Sultan and Pierre Feiss
    Citation: Critical Care 1997 1:41