Fritz Sterz

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Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A serious threat to evidence based resuscitation within the European Union
    Fritz Sterz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Resuscitation 53:237-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia after cardiac arrest: a treatment that works
    Fritz Sterz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:205-10. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Cold aortic flush and chest compressions enable good neurologic outcome after 15 mins of ventricular fibrillation in cardiac arrest in pigs
    Andreas Janata
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 38:1637-43. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Mild therapeutic hypothermia is associated with favourable outcome in patients after cardiac arrest with non-shockable rhythms
    Christoph Testori
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 82:1162-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Surface cooling for rapid induction of mild hypothermia after cardiac arrest: design determines efficacy
    Thomas Uray
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acad Emerg Med 17:360-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Tracheal temperature for monitoring body temperature during mild hypothermia in pigs
    Danica Krizanac
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 81:87-92. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Limits of conventional therapies after prolonged normovolemic cardiac arrest in swine
    Andreas Janata
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 79:133-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Safety, feasibility, and hemodynamic and blood flow effects of active compression-decompression of thorax and abdomen in patients with cardiac arrest
    Christof Havel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 36:1832-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical strain on advanced life support providers in different out of hospital environments
    Christof Havel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 77:81-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Cold infusions alone are effective for induction of therapeutic hypothermia but do not keep patients cool after cardiac arrest
    Andreas Kliegel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6D, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 73:46-53. 2007

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint A serious threat to evidence based resuscitation within the European Union
    Fritz Sterz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Resuscitation 53:237-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia after cardiac arrest: a treatment that works
    Fritz Sterz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:205-10. 2003
    ..Therapeutic mild or moderate resuscitative hypothermia is a novel therapy with multifaceted chemical and physical effects by preventing or mitigating the derangements seen in the postresuscitation syndrome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cold aortic flush and chest compressions enable good neurologic outcome after 15 mins of ventricular fibrillation in cardiac arrest in pigs
    Andreas Janata
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 38:1637-43. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that emergency preservation and resuscitation with chest compressions would further improve outcome in the same model...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mild therapeutic hypothermia is associated with favourable outcome in patients after cardiac arrest with non-shockable rhythms
    Christoph Testori
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 82:1162-7. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Surface cooling for rapid induction of mild hypothermia after cardiac arrest: design determines efficacy
    Thomas Uray
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acad Emerg Med 17:360-7. 2010
    ..Recently, a novel cooling pad was developed for rapid induction of mild hypothermia after cardiac arrest. The aim of this study was to evaluate the cooling efficacy of three different pad designs for in-hospital cooling...
  6. doi request reprint Tracheal temperature for monitoring body temperature during mild hypothermia in pigs
    Danica Krizanac
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 81:87-92. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the best temperature probe position on a specially designed tracheal tube, as compared to pulmonary artery temperature (Tpa) during cooling to mild hypothermia in pigs...
  7. doi request reprint Limits of conventional therapies after prolonged normovolemic cardiac arrest in swine
    Andreas Janata
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 79:133-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to find the longest period of normovolemic, normothermic, cardiac arrest no-flow after which good neurologic outcome can be achieved with conventional therapies...
  8. doi request reprint Safety, feasibility, and hemodynamic and blood flow effects of active compression-decompression of thorax and abdomen in patients with cardiac arrest
    Christof Havel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 36:1832-7. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical strain on advanced life support providers in different out of hospital environments
    Christof Havel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 77:81-6. 2008
    ..To examine to what extent the type of emergency medical transportation influences the physical response of advanced life support providers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cold infusions alone are effective for induction of therapeutic hypothermia but do not keep patients cool after cardiac arrest
    Andreas Kliegel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6D, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 73:46-53. 2007
    ..This study investigates if hypothermia can be induced and maintained by repetitive infusions of cold fluids and muscle relaxants...
  11. doi request reprint Quality of closed chest compression on a manikin in ambulance vehicles and flying helicopters with a real time automated feedback
    Christof Havel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 81:59-64. 2010
    ..Quality of resuscitation may be hampered in more difficult situations like emergency transportation. Currently there is no evidence if feedback devices can improve resuscitation quality during different modes of transportation...
  12. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia with a novel surface cooling device improves neurologic outcome after prolonged cardiac arrest in swine
    Andreas Janata
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 36:895-902. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the Life Recovery Systems' ThermoSuit System provides effective core cooling by pumping ice water over the skin surface and improves neurologic outcome after prolonged cardiac arrest...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation among highly trained staff in an emergency department setting
    Heidrun Losert
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Intern Med 166:2375-80. 2006
    ..We explored what can be achieved in an emergency department by highly trained permanent staff...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender modifies the influence of age on outcome after successfully resuscitated cardiac arrest: a retrospective cohort study
    Jasmin Arrich
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Medicine (Baltimore) 85:288-94. 2006
    ..This should be considered especially when treating successfully resuscitated women and discussing the prognosis with the medical team or the patient's family...
  15. ncbi request reprint High acceptance of a home AED programme by survivors of sudden cardiac arrest and their families
    Moritz Haugk
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 70:263-74. 2006
    ..The feasibility and acceptance of providing sudden cardiac arrest survivors with life supporting first aid training and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at their homes is unknown. Preliminary experiences are reported here...
  16. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of endovascular cooling after cardiac arrest: cohort study and Bayesian approach
    Michael Holzer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 37:1792-7. 2006
    ..In this retrospective cohort study we investigated the efficacy and safety of endovascular cooling in unselected survivors of cardiac arrest...
  17. ncbi request reprint Temperature monitored on the cuff surface of an endotracheal tube reflects body temperature
    Moritz Haugk
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 38:1569-73. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the accuracy and safety of tracheal temperature as a measurement of body temperature...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thoracic-impedance changes measured via defibrillator pads can monitor signs of circulation
    Heidrun Losert
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 73:221-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the potential for finding an alternative for the 'pulse check' during CPR, we studied the use of thoracic impedance measured via the defibrillator pads for circulation assessment during CPR...
  19. doi request reprint Non-invasive continuous cerebral temperature monitoring in patients treated with mild therapeutic hypothermia: an observational pilot study
    Andrea Zeiner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6D, Wien, Austria
    Resuscitation 81:861-6. 2010
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  20. doi request reprint The importance of surface area for the cooling efficacy of mild therapeutic hypothermia
    Wolfgang Weihs
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 82:74-8. 2011
    ..There is a need for improved feasibility and efficacy of surface cooling in ambulances. We investigated which and how much area of the body surface should be covered to guarantee a sufficient cooling rate...
  21. ncbi request reprint Rapid non-invasive external cooling to induce mild therapeutic hypothermia in adult human-sized swine
    Keywan Bayegan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 76:291-8. 2008
    ..Early and fast induction of hypothermia seems to be crucial for best results. The aim of the study was to investigate the feasibility and safety of a new surface cooling method using cold metal plates...
  22. doi request reprint Femoro-iliacal artery versus pulmonary artery core temperature measurement during therapeutic hypothermia: an observational study
    Danica Krizanac
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 84:805-9. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate, if the temperature measured with the PiCCO catheter reflects pulmonary artery temperature better than other sites during therapeutic hypothermia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Rapid induction of mild therapeutic hypothermia by extracorporeal veno-venous blood cooling in humans
    Christoph Testori
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 84:1051-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of extracorporeal veno-venous blood cooling in humans successfully resuscitated from cardiac arrest...
  24. doi request reprint The effect of percutaneous coronary intervention in patients suffering from ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction complicated by out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on 30 days survival
    Christoph Weiser
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 84:602-8. 2013
    ..To question the beneficial effects of the recommended early percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on 30-day survival with favourable neurological outcome...
  25. ncbi request reprint Emergency preservation and resuscitation improve survival after 15 minutes of normovolemic cardiac arrest in pigs
    Andreas Janata
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 35:2785-91. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and efficacy of a new non-invasive surface cooling device in post-resuscitation intensive care medicine
    Moritz Haugk
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 75:76-81. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to show the efficacy, safety and feasibility using a non-invasive cooling device to control patient temperature within a range of 33-37 degrees C...
  27. doi request reprint Effect of cooling after human cardiac arrest on myocardial infarct size
    Maria Koreny
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Waehringer Guertel 18 20 6D, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 80:56-60. 2009
    ..We evaluated the impact of hypothermia on myocardial injury...
  28. doi request reprint Cardiac arrest survivors with moderate elevated body mass index may have a better neurological outcome: a cohort study
    Christoph Testori
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6D, 1090 Wien, Austria
    Resuscitation 82:869-73. 2011
    ..To review the direct effect of obesity on outcome after cardiac arrest, the following cohort study was conducted...
  29. pmc Strategic target temperature management in myocardial infarction--a feasibility trial
    Christoph Testori
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Heart 99:1663-7. 2013
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  30. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation-associated major liver injury
    Giora Meron
    Department of Emergency Medicine, General Hospital of Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 75:445-53. 2007
    ..To evaluate the frequency, presentation, treatment and outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation-associated major liver injury in patients after non-traumatic in- or out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  31. doi request reprint The beneficial effect of mild therapeutic hypothermia depends on the time of complete circulatory standstill in patients with cardiac arrest
    Christoph Testori
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 83:596-601. 2012
    ..Based on these considerations, it would be obvious that cardiac arrest survivors would benefit most from mild therapeutic hypothermia if they have reached a complete circulatory standstill of more than 8 min...
  32. doi request reprint Rapid induction of hypothermia with a small volume aortic flush during cardiac arrest in pigs
    Wolfgang Weihs
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Emerg Med 30:643-50. 2012
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  33. doi request reprint Mild therapeutic hypothermia improves outcomes compared with normothermia in cardiac-arrest patients--a retrospective chart review
    David Hörburger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 40:2315-9. 2012
    ..5°C) in the noncooled control group. Thus, the effects of spontaneous normothermia (<37.5°C) compared with mild therapeutic hypothermia were studied...
  34. pmc CPR in medical schools: learning by teaching BLS to sudden cardiac death survivors--a promising strategy for medical students?
    Oliver Robak
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    BMC Med Educ 6:27. 2006
    ..We developed a new problem based learning curriculum, where students had to teach CPR to cardiac arrest survivors in order to improve the knowledge about life support skills of trainers and trainees...
  35. doi request reprint Outcome after resuscitation using controlled rapid extracorporeal cooling to a brain temperature of 30 degrees C, 24 degrees C and 18 degrees C during cardiac arrest in pigs
    Wolfgang Weihs
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 81:242-7. 2010
    ..To identify the optimal level of hypothermia during cardiac arrest, just prior to resuscitation with an extracorporeal cooling system and without fluid overload, for neurological outcome at day 9 in pigs...
  36. doi request reprint New conventional long-term survival normovolemic cardiac arrest pig model
    Alexandra Schratter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 82:90-6. 2011
    ..A reproducible long-term intensive care and outcome cardiac arrest model for exploring new cerebral preservation strategies is needed. We tried to determine effects and limitations of current therapies after different 'no-flow' times...
  37. doi request reprint Seasonal variability and influence of outdoor temperature on body temperature of cardiac arrest victims
    Peter Stratil
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 84:630-4. 2013
    ..We examined whether seasonal variability of outside temperature influences the body temperature of cardiac arrest victims, and if this might have an effect on outcome...
  38. doi request reprint Emergency cardio-pulmonary bypass in cardiac arrest: seventeen years of experience
    Christian Wallmüller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 84:326-30. 2013
    ..The feasibility, safety and outcome of the intervention with E-CPB in cardiac arrest situations at our department have been evaluated...
  39. doi request reprint Cardiac arrest caused by acute intoxication-insight from a registry
    David Hörburger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, General Hospital Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Emerg Med 31:1443-7. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the epidemiology and outcome after cardiac arrest caused by intoxication...
  40. ncbi request reprint Strict normoglycaemic blood glucose levels in the therapeutic management of patients within 12h after cardiac arrest might not be necessary
    Heidrun Losert
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 76:214-20. 2008
    ..We wanted to assess an association between blood glucose levels at 12h after restoration of spontaneous circulation and neurological recovery over 6 months...
  41. ncbi request reprint Head and neck cooling after cardiac arrest results in lower jugular bulb than esophageal temperature
    Cosima Wandaller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Emerg Med 27:460-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether during the initial phase of head and neck cooling, jugular bulb temperature (Tjb; which may reflect brain temperature) is lower than esophageal temperature (Tes)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Non-traumatic aortic dissection or rupture as cause of cardiac arrest: presentation and outcome
    Giora Meron
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Universitätsklinik für Notfallmedizin, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6D, AKH Wien, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Resuscitation 60:143-50. 2004
    ..To evaluate the frequency, presentation and outcome of non-traumatic aortic dissection/rupture as a cause of cardiac arrest...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest in public locations--an independent predictor for better outcome?
    Philip Eisenburger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20 6D, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 70:395-403. 2006
    ..Outcome after cardiac arrest is known to be influenced by immediate access to resuscitation. We aimed to analyse the location of arrest in relation to the prognostic value for outcome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Serial lactate determinations for prediction of outcome after cardiac arrest
    Andreas Kliegel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Medicine (Baltimore) 83:274-9. 2004
    ..Sensitivity for both end points was 31%. Lactate at 48 hours after cardiac arrest is an independent predictor of mortality and unfavorable neurologic outcome. Persisting hyperlactatemia over 48 hours predicts a poor prognosis...
  45. doi request reprint Exercise related cardiac arrest in amateur athletes on the tennis court
    Peter Stratil
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 82:1004-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to study exercise-related cardiac arrests on the tennis court and investigate the impact of early initiation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation on survival rate and outcome...
  46. ncbi request reprint Endothelin-1 elevates regional cerebral perfusion during prolonged ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest in pigs
    Michael Holzer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Wahringer Gurtel, 18 20 6D, Austria
    Resuscitation 55:317-27. 2002
    ..This study suggests that endothelin-1 enhances CBF during CPR better than adrenaline and increases resuscitation success...
  47. ncbi request reprint Quality of closed chest compression in ambulance vehicles, flying helicopters and at the scene
    Christof Havel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringerguertel 18 20 6D, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 73:264-70. 2007
    ..To date, however, no direct comparison of the quality of resuscitation at the scene, during a helicopter flight and in a moving ambulance has been made...
  48. ncbi request reprint External cardiac defibrillation during wet-surface cooling in pigs
    Alexandra Schratter
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Am J Emerg Med 25:420-4. 2007
    ..During surface cooling with ice-cold water, safety and effectiveness of transthoracic defibrillation was assessed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cold simple intravenous infusions preceding special endovascular cooling for faster induction of mild hypothermia after cardiac arrest--a feasibility study
    Andreas Kliegel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, 1090 Wien, Austria
    Resuscitation 64:347-51. 2005
    ..Our study investigated the efficacy and safety of cold simple intravenous infusions for induction of hypothermia after cardiac arrest preceding further cooling and maintenance of hypothermia by specialised endovascular cooling...
  50. pmc Relationship between time to target temperature and outcome in patients treated with therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Moritz Haugk
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6D, Wien, 1090, Austria
    Crit Care 15:R101. 2011
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Out of hospital cardiac arrest in Vienna: incidence and outcome
    Alexander Nürnberger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 84:42-7. 2013
    ..To determine the incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and the survival rate of those patients who received CPR in the city of Vienna...
  52. doi request reprint Total epinephrine dose during asystole and pulseless electrical activity cardiac arrests is associated with unfavourable functional outcome and increased in-hospital mortality
    Jasmin Arrich
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6D, 1090 Wien, Austria
    Resuscitation 83:333-7. 2012
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint CPR courses and semi-automatic defibrillators--life saving in cardiac arrest?
    Liane Schneider
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Resuscitation 63:295-303. 2004
    ..The aim was to assess the knowledge of life-supporting first-aid in both cardiac arrest survivors and relatives, and their willingness to have a semi-automatic external defibrillator in their homes and use it in an emergency...
  54. ncbi request reprint Can brain natriuretic peptide predict outcome after cardiac arrest? An observational study
    Gotttfried H Sodeck
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 74:439-45. 2007
    ..We speculated that brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) measured at hospital admission may predict patient outcome...
  55. ncbi request reprint Thrombolytic therapy vs primary percutaneous intervention after ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest due to acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and its effect on outcome
    Nina Richling
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Am J Emerg Med 25:545-50. 2007
    ..13, respectively). In patients with cardiac arrest due to ST-elevation myocardial infarction, it may be acceptable to use thrombolysis as a reperfusion strategy. This applies especially in hospitals where immediate PCI is not available...
  56. ncbi request reprint Thoracic impedance changes measured via defibrillator pads can monitor ventilation in critically ill patients and during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Heidrun Losert
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 34:2399-405. 2006
    ..To investigate the potential for measuring ventilation rate and inspiration time, we calculated the correlation in waveform between transthoracic impedance measured via defibrillator pads and tidal volume given by a ventilator...
  57. ncbi request reprint Causes of in-hospital cardiac arrest and influence on outcome
    Christian Wallmüller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, General Hospital of Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 83:1206-11. 2012
    ..To evaluate the relationship between cause and outcome of in-hospital cardiac arrest...
  58. pmc Surface cooling for induction of mild hypothermia in conscious healthy volunteers - a feasibility trial
    Christoph Testori
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care 15:R248. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and safety of non-invasive surface cooling for induction and maintenance of mild hypothermia (32 to 34°C) in healthy, conscious volunteers...
  59. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal venovenous cooling for induction of mild hypothermia in human-sized swine
    Michael Holzer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 33:1346-50. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness and safety of extracorporeal venovenous cooling as compared with endovascular cooling...
  60. ncbi request reprint The effect of mild therapeutic hypothermia on renal function after cardiopulmonary resuscitation in men
    Andrea Zeiner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 60:253-61. 2004
    ..From animal and human studies it appears that hypothermia impairs renal function. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of MTH on renal function in humans...
  61. doi request reprint Detection of malintubation via defibrillator pads
    Klemens W Köhler
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, General Hospital of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 77:339-44. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to see if impedance measurements can be used to detect esophageal intubation, using the impedance measurement system of an experimental defibrillator...
  62. ncbi request reprint "Push as hard as you can" instruction for telephone cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a randomized simulation study
    Raphael van Tulder
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Municipal Ambulance Service Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Emerg Med 46:363-70. 2014
    ..The medical priority dispatch system (MPDS®) assists lay rescuers in protocol-driven telephone-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Global hypothermia for neuroprotection after cardiac arrest
    Fritz Sterz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Acute Card Care 8:25-30. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Open-chest cardiopulmonary resuscitation after cardiac arrest in cases of blunt chest or abdominal trauma: a consecutive series of 38 cases
    Christian Fialka
    Department of Traumatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Trauma 57:809-14. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to prove equal outcome for patients with blunt chest or abdominal trauma...
  65. ncbi request reprint Differing operational outcomes with six commercially available automated external defibrillators
    Roman Fleischhackl
    Department of Emergency Medicine, General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 62:167-74. 2004
    ..To study the effect of voice prompts and design solutions we tested the time from the first shock to the initiation of BLS for six defibrillators available in Austria...
  66. ncbi request reprint Influence of electromagnetic fields on function of automated external defibrillators
    Roman Fleischhackl
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1-6. 2006
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia for neuroprotection after cardiac arrest: systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis
    Michael Holzer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, General Hospital Vienna, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 33:414-8. 2005
    ..Only a few patients survive cardiac arrest with favorable neurologic recovery. Our objective was to assess whether induced hypothermia improves neurologic recovery in survivors of primary cardiac arrest...
  68. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of life-supporting first-aid (LSFA) training as a mandatory subject in primary schools
    Thomas Uray
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 59:211-20. 2003
    ..Life-supporting first-aid (LFSA) training in primary schools might prove a useful means of increasing cardiac arrest survival rates. We thus studied the feasibility of introducing first-aid training to 6-7-year old primary school children...
  69. ncbi request reprint Survivors of ventricular tachyarrhythmias due to a transient or reversible disorder have a high recurrence rate of lethal cardiac events
    Andreas Kliegel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 54:237-43. 2002
    ..The recurrence rate of lethal cardiac events after the survival of a primary cardiac arrest in patients not having received an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is investigated...
  70. doi request reprint Quality of ECG monitoring with a miniature ECG recorder
    Andreas Janata
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:676-84. 2008
    ..Long-term monitoring of patients at risk of arrhythmias would benefit from a miniaturized device. This study evaluated the quality of electrocardiogram (ECG) signals recorded by a miniaturized ECG recorder...
  71. pmc School children sufficiently apply life supporting first aid: a prospective investigation
    Roman Fleischhackl
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel, Wien, 1090, Austria
    Crit Care 13:R127. 2009
    ..The usefulness of CPR training in schools has been questioned because young students may not have the physical and cognitive skills needed to correctly perform such complex tasks correctly...
  72. ncbi request reprint Lunar phases are not related to the occurrence of acute myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death
    Philip Eisenburger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Clinics, General Hospital Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20 6 D, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 56:187-9. 2003
    ..Mass media deliver pertinacious rumours that lunar phases influence the progress and long-term results in several medical procedures. Peer reviewed studies support this, e.g. in myocardial infarction, others do not...
  73. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Michael Holzer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Universitätsklinik für Notfallmedizin, AKH Wien, Austria
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 1:317-25. 2003
    ..These studies demonstrated that hypothermia after cardiac arrest could improve neurological outcome as well as overall mortality...
  74. pmc Out-of-hospital therapeutic hypothermia in cardiac arrest victims
    Wilhelm Behringer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:52. 2009
    ..If out-of-hospital cooling will further improve functional outcome as compared with in-hospital cooling needs to be determined in a prospective, randomised, sufficiently powered clinical trial...
  75. doi request reprint Post-resuscitation care at the emergency department with critical care facilities--a length-of-stay analysis
    Andreas Schober
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 82:853-8. 2011
    ..The study focussed on this result...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Recommendations for prognostic assessment of cerebral hypoxia after cardiopulmonary resuscitation--Austrian Interdisciplinary Consensus Conference]
    Christian Madl
    Intensivstation, Universitatsklinik fur Innere Medizin IV, Universitat Wien, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:422-7. 2002
    ..Among these parameters, however, the strength of evidence and the level of recommendation are different...
  77. ncbi request reprint Life after death: posttraumatic stress disorder in survivors of cardiac arrest--prevalence, associated factors, and the influence of sedation and analgesia
    Gunnar Gamper
    University Clinic of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 32:378-83. 2004
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Plasma endothelin in patients with acute aortic disease
    Andreas Wagner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 53:71-6. 2002
    ..We investigated the plasma levels of endothelin 1/2 in patients with acute symptoms relating to a known or newly diagnosed aortic aneurysm in order to investigate the possible role of peptides in the development of the disease...
  79. ncbi request reprint Hurrah--we are still alive! A different dimension in post-resuscitative care: the annual gathering of cardiac arrest survivors at a typical Viennese wine tavern
    Andreas Kliegel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
    Resuscitation 52:301-4. 2002
  80. ncbi request reprint Ventricular fibrillation median frequency may not be useful for monitoring during cardiac arrest treated with endothelin-1 or epinephrine
    Michael Holzer
    Universitätsklinik für Notfallmedizin, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, 1090 Wien, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6 D, Austria
    Anesth Analg 99:1787-93, table of contents. 2004
    ..85). Our data suggest that, in prolonged VF cardiac arrest, MF and AMP might not be useful tools to reflect myocardial perfusion...
  81. ncbi request reprint Independent evaluation of a defibrillation outcome predictor for out-of-hospital cardiac arrested patients
    Trygve Eftestøl
    University of Stavanger, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, N 4036 Stavanger, Norway
    Resuscitation 67:55-61. 2005
    ..As in the present study, future testing should be performed on totally independent data not included in the design of the outcome predictor to get a reliable impression of expected performance...
  82. ncbi request reprint The European Clinical Trials Directive revisited: the VISEAR recommendations
    Kathleen Liddell
    Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge and Cambridge Genetics Knowledge Park, UK
    Resuscitation 69:9-14. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation outcome reports: update and simplification of the Utstein templates for resuscitation registries. A statement for healthcare professionals from a task force of the international liaison committee on resusci
    Ian Jacobs
    Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd Sixth Floor, Room 6120C, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4309, USA
    Resuscitation 63:233-49. 2004
    ..Uniform collection and tracking of registry data should enable better continuous quality improvement within every hospital, EMS system, and community...
  84. ncbi request reprint Cerebral resuscitation potentials for cardiac arrest
    Peter Safar
    Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:S140-4. 2002
    ..Suspended animation for prolonged preservation of viability could buy time for transport and repair during hypothermic no flow followed by resuscitation, or it could serve as a bridge to prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass...
  85. ncbi request reprint Re: New research in the field of stroke: therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Michael Holzer
    Stroke 34:e103; author reply e103. 2003
  86. ncbi request reprint Rapid induction of cerebral hypothermia by aortic flush during normovolemic cardiac arrest in pigs
    Andreas Janata
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Core Center of Biomedical Research, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 34:1769-74. 2006
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation outcome reports: update and simplification of the Utstein templates for resuscitation registries: a statement for healthcare professionals from a task force of the International Liaison Committee on Resusci
    Ian Jacobs
    Circulation 110:3385-97. 2004
    ..Uniform collection and tracking of registry data should enable better continuous quality improvement within every hospital, emergency medical services system, and community...
  88. ncbi request reprint Extending the golden hour of hemorrhagic shock tolerance with oxygen plus hypothermia in awake rats. An exploratory study
    Yuval Leonov
    Safar Center for Resuscitation Research SCRR, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3434 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Resuscitation 52:193-202. 2002
    ..We conclude that moderate hypothermia (32 degrees C) plus 100% oxygen inhalation during volume-controlled HS in awake rats mitigates hypotension and increases the chance of survival. It enables survival even after 3 h of moderate HS...