H Herff

Summary

Affiliation: Innsbruck Medical University
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. doi Minimizing stomach inflation versus optimizing chest compressions
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 106:535-7, table of contents. 2008
  2. ncbi Fatal errors in nitrous oxide delivery
    H Herff
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 62:1202-6. 2007
  3. doi Influence of ventilation strategies on survival in severe controlled hemorrhagic shock
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 36:2613-20. 2008
  4. doi The mouth-to-bag resuscitator during standard anaesthesia induction in apnoeic patients
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 80:1142-6. 2009
  5. doi Effect of decreased inspiratory times on tidal volume. Bench model simulating cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    H Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 58:686-90. 2009
  6. doi [Fatalities due to nitrous oxide. Complications from mistakes in nitrous oxide supply]
    H Herff
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 57:1006-10. 2008
  7. ncbi [Ventilation of an unprotected airway: evaluation of a new peak-inspiratory-flow and airway-pressure-limiting bag-valve-mask]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesist 55:629-34. 2006
  8. doi Optimising the unprotected airway with a prototype Jaw-Thrust-Device--a prospective randomised cross-over study
    A von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, County Hospital Steyr, Steyr, Austria
    Anaesthesia 64:1236-40. 2009
  9. ncbi Optimizing bag-valve-mask ventilation with a new mouth-to-bag resuscitator
    Horst G Wagner-Berger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck A6020, Austria
    Resuscitation 56:191-8. 2003
  10. doi A comparison of the suction laryngoscope and the Macintosh laryngoscope in emergency medical technicians: a manikin model of severe airway haemorrhage
    T Mitterlechner
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Emerg Med J 29:54-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi Minimizing stomach inflation versus optimizing chest compressions
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 106:535-7, table of contents. 2008
    ..5 s. Ventilation with the "enabled" Smart Bag MO, even in ventilation windows of 0.5 s, provided inadequate tidal volumes during simulated cardiopulmonary resuscitation and would result in hypoventilation in a patient...
  2. ncbi Fatal errors in nitrous oxide delivery
    H Herff
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 62:1202-6. 2007
    ..Searching non-scientific data bases demonstrates that severe incidents involving oxygen supply lines occurred after 1990, and may be much more frequent than previously thought...
  3. doi Influence of ventilation strategies on survival in severe controlled hemorrhagic shock
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 36:2613-20. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of different ventilation settings on hemodynamic stability in severe controlled hemorrhagic shock...
  4. doi The mouth-to-bag resuscitator during standard anaesthesia induction in apnoeic patients
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 80:1142-6. 2009
    ..This concept has been compared to standard adult bag-valve devices earlier in bench models but not in patients...
  5. doi Effect of decreased inspiratory times on tidal volume. Bench model simulating cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    H Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 58:686-90. 2009
    ..3-0.5 s and it is unclear which tidal volumes could be delivered in such a short time...
  6. doi [Fatalities due to nitrous oxide. Complications from mistakes in nitrous oxide supply]
    H Herff
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 57:1006-10. 2008
    ..Measures for a better "error culture" could include data exchange between different critical incident reporting systems, analysis of closed claims, and integration of medical experts in examination of recent catastrophes...
  7. ncbi [Ventilation of an unprotected airway: evaluation of a new peak-inspiratory-flow and airway-pressure-limiting bag-valve-mask]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesist 55:629-34. 2006
    ..Time could be gained for chest compressions when reducing inspiratory time from 2 s to 1 s, however, stomach inflation may increase as well...
  8. doi Optimising the unprotected airway with a prototype Jaw-Thrust-Device--a prospective randomised cross-over study
    A von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, County Hospital Steyr, Steyr, Austria
    Anaesthesia 64:1236-40. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi Optimizing bag-valve-mask ventilation with a new mouth-to-bag resuscitator
    Horst G Wagner-Berger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck A6020, Austria
    Resuscitation 56:191-8. 2003
    ....
  10. doi A comparison of the suction laryngoscope and the Macintosh laryngoscope in emergency medical technicians: a manikin model of severe airway haemorrhage
    T Mitterlechner
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Emerg Med J 29:54-5. 2012
    ..021) and the time taken to intubation was shorter (mean (SD) 50 (15) vs 58 (27) s; p=0.041). In cases of airway haemorrhage, the use of the suction laryngoscope might be beneficial...
  11. doi A suction laryngoscope facilitates intubation for physicians with occasional emergency medical service experience--a manikin study with severe simulated airway haemorrhage
    Thomas Mitterlechner
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 80:693-5. 2009
    ..We developed a suction laryngoscope, which enables simultaneous suction and laryngoscopy in cases of airway haemorrhage and evaluated its potential benefits in physicians with varying emergency medical service experience...
  12. doi Effects of a suction laryngoscope in a model with simulated severe airway hemorrhage
    Thomas Mitterlechner
    Innsbruck Medical University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 106:1505-8, table of contents. 2008
    ..2%); P = 0.004]. In conclusion, when compared with a standard Macintosh laryngoscope, using a suction laryngoscope did not result in more rapid intubation, but significantly decreased the likelihood of esophageal intubations...
  13. doi Ventilation strategies in the obstructed airway in a bench model simulating a nonintubated respiratory arrest patient
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 108:1585-8. 2009
    ..The Smart Bag MO(R) is an adult flow-limited bag-valve device designed to reduce the risk of stomach inflation in an unprotected airway. Its properties in severe airway obstruction are as yet unknown...
  14. ncbi Use of an inspiratory impedance threshold valve during chest compressions without assisted ventilation may result in hypoxaemia
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 72:466-76. 2007
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  15. doi [False positive death certification. Does the Lazarus phenomenon partly explain false positive death certification by rescue services in Germany, Austria and Switzerland?]
    H Herff
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 59:342-6. 2010
    ..Delegation of death certification from emergency physicians to qualified physicians in a follow-up examination might increase both legal safety for emergency physicians in the field and patient safety...
  16. doi Effects of stomach inflation on haemodynamic and pulmonary function during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pigs
    Peter Paal
    Department of Anesthesiology and General Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 80:365-71. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of clinically realistic stomach inflation on haemodynamic and pulmonary function during CPR in a porcine model...
  17. doi Head-position angles in children for opening the upper airway
    Peter Paal
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 81:676-8. 2010
    ..Thus, we compared effects of neutral head position and extension, measuring head-position angles and ventilation parameters...
  18. ncbi [Drug therapy during CPR]
    C A Schmittinger
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Leopold Franzens Universitat, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 38:651-72; quiz 673-5. 2003
  19. doi Effects of stomach inflation on haemodynamic and pulmonary function during spontaneous circulation in pigs
    Peter Paal
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 80:470-7. 2009
    ..We evaluated the effects of stomach inflation on haemodynamic and pulmonary function during spontaneous circulation in a porcine model...
  20. doi Effects of preoxygenation on desaturation time during hemorrhagic shock in pigs
    Daniel Pehböck
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesthesiology 113:593-9. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi Arginine vasopressin, but not epinephrine, improves survival in uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock after liver trauma in pigs
    Wolfgang G Voelckel
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 31:1160-5. 2003
    ..epinephrine vs. saline placebo on hemodynamic variables, regional blood flow, and short-term survival in an animal model of uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock and delayed fluid resuscitation...
  22. ncbi Treatment of uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock after liver trauma: fatal effects of fluid resuscitation versus improved outcome after vasopressin
    Claus Raedler
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 98:1759-66, table of contents. 2004
    ..01). We conclude that vasopressin, but not saline placebo or fluid resuscitation, significantly improves short-term survival during uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock...
  23. ncbi Vasopressor response in a porcine model of hypothermic cardiac arrest is improved with active compression-decompression cardiopulmonary resuscitation using the inspiratory impedance threshold valve
    Claus Raedler
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 95:1496-502, table of contents. 2002
    ..Moreover, after the administration of vasopressin, coronary perfusion pressure was significantly higher during ACD + ITV CPR, but not during STD CPR...
  24. doi Anaesthesia in prehospital emergencies and in the emergency room
    Peter Paal
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 81:148-54. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi Avoiding field airway management problems
    Holger Herff
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
    Resuscitation 77:4-5. 2008
  26. ncbi Field airway management disasters
    Achim von Goedecke
    Anesth Analg 104:481-3. 2007