Michael Frass

Summary

Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive homeopathic treatment in patients with severe sepsis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in an intensive care unit
    M Frass
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homeopathy, Graz, Austria
    Homeopathy 94:75-80. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of potassium dichromate on tracheal secretions in critically ill patients
    Michael Frass
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homeopathy, Duerergasse 4, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    Chest 127:936-41. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Should there be a change in the teaching of airway management in the medical school curriculum?
    Werner Rabitsch
    Resuscitation 66:245-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory failure after stem cell transplantation: improved outcome with non-invasive ventilation
    Werner Rabitsch
    Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Leuk Lymphoma 46:1151-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Bias in the trial and reporting of trials of homeopathy: a fundamental breakdown in peer review and standards?
    Michael Frass
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homoeopathy, Vienna, Austria
    J Altern Complement Med 11:780-2. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Homeopathic research after the Lancet meta analysis--a moment for introspection
    Menachem Oberbaum
    Complement Ther Med 13:303-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Asymmetry in The Lancet meta-analysis
    Michael Frass
    Homeopathy 95:52-3. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and Combitube ventilation in a bench model
    Camillo Sherif
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:769-75. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Homeopathy in emergency medicine
    Menachem Oberbaum
    Center for Integrative Complementary Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Wien Med Wochenschr 155:491-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of adult patients with sepsis-induced coagulopathy and purpura fulminans using a plasma-derived protein C concentrate (Ceprotin)
    Peter Schellongowski
    Department of Medicine I, Intensive Care Unit 13i2, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Vox Sang 90:294-301. 2006

Collaborators

  • Max Haidvogl
  • M Oberbaum
  • Jonathan L Benumof
  • R M Levitan
  • U Holzinger
  • Thomas Lang
  • Werner Rabitsch
  • Thomas Staudinger
  • Peter Schellongowski
  • Gottfried J Locker
  • Peter Krafft
  • Wolfgang J Kostler
  • James M Rich
  • Ernst Schuster
  • Klaus Laczika
  • Heinz Burgmann
  • Paul Knobl
  • Camillo Sherif
  • Roland Hofbauer
  • Catharina Wenzel
  • Beatrix Wulkersdorfer
  • Peter Quehenberger
  • Herbert Ulrich-Pur
  • Peter Schenk
  • Heidrun Losert
  • Nikolaus Schaumann
  • Ricardo M Urtubia
  • Konstantin Zedtwitz-Liebenstein
  • Tareg A Bey
  • Andrew M Mason
  • Brigitte Stoiser
  • Julia Kofler
  • Alexandra Schmid
  • Felice Agro
  • Andja Bojic
  • Brigitte Meyer
  • Franz Hrska
  • Michelle R Inzunza
  • Helmut Friehs
  • Andreas Thierbach
  • Monika Niedermayr
  • Edith Bauer
  • Doris Moser
  • Ibrahim El-Menyawi
  • Johanna Boltuch
  • Wolfgang Köstler
  • Branko Pikula
  • Petra Apfalter
  • Michael Sohm
  • Josef Erdös
  • Karl Schebesta
  • Wolfgang Graninger
  • Hildegard T Greinix
  • Robert Schönbauer
  • Felix Keil
  • Valentin Fuhrmann
  • Peter Kalhs
  • Veit Lorenz
  • Wolfgang J Koestler
  • Ricardo Urtubia
  • Paul Knoebl
  • Walter Koller
  • Christoph Dielacher
  • Friederike Traunmüller
  • Wolfgang Fiebiger
  • Michael Benesch
  • Franz X Lackner
  • Reinhard Frenzer
  • Peter Kraft
  • Ajsa Nikolic
  • Florian Daxböck
  • Claus G Krenn
  • Christian Zauner
  • Edith Seper
  • Rainer Thell
  • Harald Raab
  • Viktor Dufek
  • Bettina Eder
  • Wolfgang Koller
  • Paul Sporn
  • Wolfgang Schobersberger
  • Heinz Schneider
  • Günther Edelmann
  • Karl Heinz Smolle
  • Astrid Adlof
  • Ingrid Pabinger
  • Günther Sumann
  • Stylianos Kapiotis

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive homeopathic treatment in patients with severe sepsis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in an intensive care unit
    M Frass
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homeopathy, Graz, Austria
    Homeopathy 94:75-80. 2005
    ..The aim of this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was to evaluate whether homeopathy is able to influence long-term outcome in critically ill patients suffering from severe sepsis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of potassium dichromate on tracheal secretions in critically ill patients
    Michael Frass
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homeopathy, Duerergasse 4, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    Chest 127:936-41. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Should there be a change in the teaching of airway management in the medical school curriculum?
    Werner Rabitsch
    Resuscitation 66:245-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Respiratory failure after stem cell transplantation: improved outcome with non-invasive ventilation
    Werner Rabitsch
    Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Leuk Lymphoma 46:1151-7. 2005
    ..In non-survivors, PaO2 improved in only 4 of 28 patients (17%) (P<0.0001). Non-invasive ventilation in patients with acute respiratory failure after SCT could improve prognosis in a carefully selected group of patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bias in the trial and reporting of trials of homeopathy: a fundamental breakdown in peer review and standards?
    Michael Frass
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homoeopathy, Vienna, Austria
    J Altern Complement Med 11:780-2. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Homeopathic research after the Lancet meta analysis--a moment for introspection
    Menachem Oberbaum
    Complement Ther Med 13:303-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Asymmetry in The Lancet meta-analysis
    Michael Frass
    Homeopathy 95:52-3. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and Combitube ventilation in a bench model
    Camillo Sherif
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:769-75. 2005
    ..In addition to heart massage, the primary goal of cardiopulmonary resuscitation is efficient oxygenation and ventilation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Homeopathy in emergency medicine
    Menachem Oberbaum
    Center for Integrative Complementary Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Wien Med Wochenschr 155:491-7. 2005
    ..We describe our experience treating such patients homeopathically in the emergency room, on the wards, and in the intensive care unit of conventional hospitals in Austria and Israel...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of adult patients with sepsis-induced coagulopathy and purpura fulminans using a plasma-derived protein C concentrate (Ceprotin)
    Peter Schellongowski
    Department of Medicine I, Intensive Care Unit 13i2, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Vox Sang 90:294-301. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to document the effects of supplementation with a plasma-derived protein C concentrate in adult patients with infectious purpura fulminans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mucosal pressures induced by cuffs of different airway devices
    Herbert Ulrich-Pur
    Intensive Care Unit 13i2, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Anesthesiology 104:933-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare pressures exerted on the pharyngeal, tracheal, and esophageal mucosa by different devices designed for securing the patient's airways...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of inhaled nitric oxide on plasma nitrate concentrations in patients with adult respiratory distress syndrome and sepsis: results of a pilot study
    Wolfgang J Kostler
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Intensive Care Unit, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Anesth 18:179-84. 2006
    ..To measure plasma nitrate concentrations after inhalation of nitric oxide for treatment of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and sepsis...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Combitube, self-inflating bulb, and colorimetric carbon dioxide detector to advance airway management in the first echelon of the battlefield
    James M Rich
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Mil Med 171:389-95. 2006
    ..Improved airway management, in conjunction with other lifesaving measures, could potentially improve survival rates for combat casualties and assist in stabilizing them for evacuation to higher echelons of combat medical care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Airway management with endotracheal tube versus Combitube during parabolic flights
    Werner Rabitsch
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Intensive Care Unit, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Anesthesiology 105:696-702. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate ease, time of insertion, and success rates during normogravity and parabolic flights using mannequins...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prolonged lateral steep position impairs respiratory mechanics during continuous lateral rotation therapy in respiratory failure
    Peter Schellongowski
    Department of Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 33:625-31. 2007
    ..To establish whether prolonged lateral steep position during continuous rotation therapy leads to improvement on pulmonary gas exchange, respiratory mechanics and hemodynamics...
  16. ncbi request reprint Frequent development of lupus anticoagulants in critically ill patients treated under intensive care conditions
    Catharina Wenzel
    Department of Medicine 1, Intensive Care Unit, University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 30:763-70. 2002
    ..To investigate how often a prolongation of the activated partial thromboplastin time in critically ill patients is caused by lupus anticoagulants and to identify possible triggering events...
  17. ncbi request reprint Recommendation of the minimal volume technique to avoid tongue engorgement with prolonged use of the esophageal-tracheal combitube
    Werner Rabitsch
    Ann Emerg Med 45:565-6; author reply 566. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Ventilator-associated pneumonia: Increased bacterial counts in bronchoalveolar lavage by using urea as an endogenous marker of dilution
    Konstantin Zedtwitz-Liebenstein
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 33:756-9. 2005
    ..Furthermore, the impact of a potential dilution effect on the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia was studied...
  19. ncbi request reprint Current status of the Combitube: a review of the literature
    Felice Agro
    Department of Anesthesiology, University School of Medicine Campus Bio Medico Rome, Via Longoni 69, 83 00155 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Anesth 14:307-14. 2002
    ..Contrary to the Laryngeal Mask Airway, the Combitube may help in patients with limited mouth opening. The Combitube may be of special benefit in patients with massive bleeding or regurgitation, and it minimizes the risk of aspiration...
  20. ncbi request reprint Endothelial cell activation and blood coagulation in critically ill patients with lung injury
    Catharina Wenzel
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:853-8. 2002
    ..This prospective study was conducted to determine whether the plasma levels of specific markers of endothelial cell function and coagulation activation are related to the degree of pulmonary disturbance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of illness imposed by severe sepsis in Austria
    Alexandra Schmid
    HealthEcon AG, Basel, Switzerland
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:697-701. 2002
    ..Sepsis is a life-threatening disease, requiring instant treatment in an intensive care unit (ICU). The aim of this study was to determine the direct and indirect costs occurring in Austria due to this disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a conventional tracheal airway with the Combitube in an urban emergency medical services system run by physicians
    Werner Rabitsch
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Intensive Care Unit 13 i2, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 57:27-32. 2003
    ..Adrenaline (epinephrine) applied via ETC with a 10-fold dosage was as effective as via the conventional ETA. To our knowledge this is the first study using physicians comparing ETC and ETA in the prehospital setting...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three severity scores for critically ill cancer patients
    Peter Schellongowski
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 30:430-6. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an end-tidal portable ETCO2 colorimetric breath indicator (COLIBRI)
    Werner Rabitsch
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Intensive Care Unit, University of Vienna, Austria
    Am J Emerg Med 22:4-9. 2004
    ..Data suggest that the Colibri might serve as a valuable tool for evaluating and controlling tube position. This device is independent of power supply or electronic equipment, portable, small, and immediately ready for use...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the oesophageal-tracheal double-lumen tube (Combitube) during general anaesthesia
    Werner Rabitsch
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Intensive Care Unit, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:90-3. 2004
    ..Evaluation of safety and effectiveness of the Combitube during general anaesthesia...
  26. ncbi request reprint The critical airway, rescue ventilation, and the combitube: Part 1
    James M Rich
    Department of Nurse Anesthesia, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Tex, USA
    AANA J 72:17-27. 2004
    ..How to safely exchange the ETC for a definitive airway also will be reviewed...
  27. ncbi request reprint The critical airway, rescue ventilation, and the combitube: Part 2
    James M Rich
    Department of Nurse Anesthesia, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Tex, USA
    AANA J 72:115-24. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The Combitube as rescue device: recommended use of the small adult size for all patients six feet tall or shorter
    Richard M Levitan
    Ann Emerg Med 44:92; author reply 92-3. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Closed suctioning system reduces cross-contamination between bronchial system and gastric juices
    Werner Rabitsch
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Anesth Analg 99:886-92, table of contents. 2004
    ..CS significantly reduced cross-contamination between bronchial system and gastric juices and reduced the incidence of VAP when compared with OS. Hypoxic phases can be reduced by the help of CS...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Seldinger technique emergency cricothyroidotomy versus standard surgical cricothyroidotomy in 200 cadavers
    Nikolaus Schaumann
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Intensive Care Unit, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Anesthesiology 102:7-11. 2005
    ..Percutaneous cricothyroidotomy is a lifesaving procedure for airway obstruction in trauma victims who need airway establishment and cannot be intubated or in whom intubation has failed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Modification of the Lipp maneuver for blind insertion of the Esophageal-Tracheal Combitube
    Ricardo M Urtubia
    Can J Anaesth 52:216-7. 2005
  32. doi request reprint [Securing the airway in emergencies]
    Michael Frass
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin I, Medizinische Universität Wien, Wien, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:191-6. 2008