V Wenzel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. pmc Arteriolar vasoconstrictive response: comparing the effects of arginine vasopressin and norepinephrine
    Barbara E Friesenecker
    Division of General and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care 10:R75. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Employing vasopressin during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and vasodilatory shock as a lifesaving vasopressor
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cardiovasc Res 51:529-41. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint [The use of arginine vasopressin during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. An analysis of experimental and clinical experience and a view of the future]
    V Wenzel
    Leopold Franzens Universitat, Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allg Intensivmedizin, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 51:191-202. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimising progress in resuscitation not optimising roadblocks
    Volker Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 53:243-4. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The respiratory system during resuscitation: a review of the history, risk of infection during assisted ventilation, respiratory mechanics, and ventilation strategies for patients with an unprotected airway
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 49:123-34. 2001
  6. pmc Vasopressin combined with epinephrine during cardiac resuscitation: a solution for the future?
    Volker Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Crit Care 10:125. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint [Drug therapy in cardiopulmonary resuscitation]
    V Wenzel
    Universitätsklinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Leopold Franzens Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 113:915-26. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Survival with full neurologic recovery and no cerebral pathology after prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation with vasopressin in pigs
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 35:527-33. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of smaller tidal volumes during basic life support ventilation in patients with respiratory arrest: good ventilation, less risk?
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 43:25-9. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint [The new 2005 resuscitation guidelines of the European Resuscitation Council: comments and supplements]
    V Wenzel
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesist 55:958-66, 968-72, 974-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications154 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Arteriolar vasoconstrictive response: comparing the effects of arginine vasopressin and norepinephrine
    Barbara E Friesenecker
    Division of General and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care 10:R75. 2006
    ..It is known from patients with advanced vasodilatory shock that AVP exerts strong additional vasoconstriction when incremental dosage increases of NE have no further effect on mean arterial blood pressure (MAP)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Employing vasopressin during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and vasodilatory shock as a lifesaving vasopressor
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cardiovasc Res 51:529-41. 2001
    ..04 to approximately 0.1 U/min) stabilised cardiocirculatory parameters, and even ensured weaning from catecholamines...
  3. ncbi request reprint [The use of arginine vasopressin during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. An analysis of experimental and clinical experience and a view of the future]
    V Wenzel
    Leopold Franzens Universitat, Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allg Intensivmedizin, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 51:191-202. 2002
    ..Until definitive data about AVP vs. epinephrine effects during CPR are available, the present state of knowledge should be interpreted that two vasopressors are available for use instead of one...
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimising progress in resuscitation not optimising roadblocks
    Volker Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 53:243-4. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The respiratory system during resuscitation: a review of the history, risk of infection during assisted ventilation, respiratory mechanics, and ventilation strategies for patients with an unprotected airway
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 49:123-34. 2001
    ..During mouth-to-mouth ventilation, a breath over 2 s sufficient to make the chest rise clearly (a tidal volume of approximately 10 ml kg(-1) approximately 700-1000 ml in an adult) is recommended...
  6. pmc Vasopressin combined with epinephrine during cardiac resuscitation: a solution for the future?
    Volker Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Crit Care 10:125. 2006
    ..We suggest alternating injections of 1 mg epinephrine i.v. and 40 IU vasopressin i.v. every 3-5 minutes during CPR until spontaneous circulation can be achieved or CPR efforts are terminated...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Drug therapy in cardiopulmonary resuscitation]
    V Wenzel
    Universitätsklinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Leopold Franzens Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 113:915-26. 2001
    ..The postresuscitation phase has the goal to achieve the best possible neurological performance after return of spontaneous circulation, which requires careful optimization of organ functions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Survival with full neurologic recovery and no cerebral pathology after prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation with vasopressin in pigs
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 35:527-33. 2000
    ..We sought to determine the effects of vasopressin and saline placebo in comparison with epinephrine on neurologic recovery and possible cerebral pathology in an established porcine model of prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of smaller tidal volumes during basic life support ventilation in patients with respiratory arrest: good ventilation, less risk?
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 43:25-9. 1999
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [The new 2005 resuscitation guidelines of the European Resuscitation Council: comments and supplements]
    V Wenzel
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesist 55:958-66, 968-72, 974-9. 2006
    ..Despite bad prognosis, CPR in trauma patients may be successful in select cases. Any CPR training is better than nothing; simplification of contents and processes remains important...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin combined with nitroglycerin increases endocardial perfusion during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pigs
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Resuscitation 38:13-7. 1998
    ..We conclude that, when compared with vasopressin therapy alone, combined vasopressin and nitroglycerin improved endocardial perfusion significantly immediately after drug administration during CPR...
  12. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin combined with epinephrine decreases cerebral perfusion compared with vasopressin alone during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pigs
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Stroke 29:1462-7; discussion 1467-8. 1998
    ..It is unknown whether a combination of vasopressin and epinephrine may be superior to vasopressin alone by targeting both nonadrenergic and adrenergic receptors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Respiratory system compliance decreases after cardiopulmonary resuscitation and stomach inflation: impact of large and small tidal volumes on calculated peak airway pressure
    V Wenzel
    The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Austria
    Resuscitation 38:113-8. 1998
    ..This may have a significant impact on peak airway pressure and distribution of gas during ventilation of an unintubated patient with cardiac arrest...
  14. ncbi request reprint Repeated administration of vasopressin but not epinephrine maintains coronary perfusion pressure after early and late administration during prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pigs
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Circulation 99:1379-84. 1999
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of intravenous arginine vasopressin on epicardial coronary artery cross sectional area in a swine resuscitation model
    Volker Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 64:219-26. 2005
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation during severe hypothermia in pigs: does epinephrine or vasopressin increase coronary perfusion pressure?
    A C Krismer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 90:69-73. 2000
    ..05). During CPR in severe hypothermia, administration of both vasopressin and epinephrine resulted in significant increases in coronary perfusion pressure when compared with placebo...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin-mediated adrenocorticotropin release increases plasma cortisol concentrations during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    E Kornberger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 28:3517-21. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to compare plasma concentrations of ACTH, cortisol, and endothelin-1 after epinephrine or vasopressin administration in an experimental animal model of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
  18. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of epinephrine or vasopressin for resuscitation during epidural anesthesia
    A C Krismer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 93:734-42. 2001
    ..We conclude that vasopressin may be a more desirable vasopressor for resuscitation during epidural block because the response to a single dose is longer lasting, and acidosis after multiple doses is less severe compared with epinephrine...
  19. doi request reprint [Comments on the 2010 guidelines on cardiopulmonary resuscitation of the European Resuscitation Council]
    V Wenzel
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 59:1105-23. 2010
    ..Active compression-decompression (ACD-CPR) and inspiratory threshold valve (ITV-CPR) are not superior to good standard CPR...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of epinephrine in a pig model of hypothermic cardiac arrest and closed-chest cardiopulmonary resuscitation combined with active rewarming
    E Kornberger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 50:301-8. 2001
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of small-dose dopamine on mesenteric blood flow and renal function in a pig model of cardiopulmonary resuscitation with vasopressin
    W G Voelckel
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 89:1430-6. 1999
    ..1 at 0 min and P = 0.08 at 360 min). We conclude that small-dose dopamine administration may be useful in improving superior mesenteric artery blood flow and renal function after successful resuscitation with vasopressin...
  22. ncbi request reprint The beneficial effect of basic life support on ventricular fibrillation mean frequency and coronary perfusion pressure
    U Achleitner
    Care and Emergency Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 51:151-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: In this porcine laboratory model, 90 s and 3 min of CPR improved ventricular fibrillation mean frequency, which correlated positively with coronary perfusion pressure, and mean arterial pressure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Developing a vasopressor combination in a pig model of adult asphyxial cardiac arrest
    V D Mayr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Circulation 104:1651-6. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of vasopressin versus epinephrine, and both drugs combined, in a porcine model of simulated adult asphyxial cardiac arrest...
  24. ncbi request reprint Analysing ventricular fibrillation ECG-signals and predicting defibrillation success during cardiopulmonary resuscitation employing N(alpha)-histograms
    A Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 50:77-85. 2001
    ..We conclude, that N(alpha)-analysis was superior to mean fibrillation frequency analysis during CPR in predicting defibrillation success, and distinction between vasopressin versus epinephrine effects...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effects of endogenous and exogenous vasopressin during experimental cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    A C Krismer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 92:1499-504. 2001
    ..We conclude that endogenous vasopressin is an adjunct vasopressor to epinephrine and may serve as a back-up regulator to maintain cardiocirculatory homeostasis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin as adjunct vasopressor for vasodilatory shock due to non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia
    G Luckner
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria Guenter Luck n
    Anaesthesist 55:283-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, after reperfusion of NOMI in this patient, adjunct AVP therapy combined with local vasodilator infusion was beneficial as a potentially life-saving vasopressor...
  27. ncbi request reprint [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
  28. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of nitric oxide improves coronary perfusion pressure and return of spontaneous circulation in a porcine cardiopulmonary resuscitation model
    A C Krismer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 29:482-6. 2001
    ....
  29. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  30. doi request reprint 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Arginine vasopressin during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and vasodilatory shock: current experience and future perspectives
    A C Krismer
    Leopold Franzens University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Crit Care 7:157-69. 2001
    ..04-0.10 U/min) stabilized cardiocirculatory parameters and even ensured weaning from catecholamines...
  32. doi request reprint [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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Endobronchial vasopressin improves survival during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pigs
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Anesthesiology 86:1375-81. 1997
    ..Intravenous administration of vasopressin during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been shown to be more effective than optimal doses of epinephrine. This study evaluated the effect of endobronchial vasopressin during CPR...
  34. ncbi request reprint Neither vasopressin nor amiodarone improve CPR outcome in an animal model of hypothermic cardiac arrest
    B Schwarz
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:1114-8. 2003
    ..Aim of this experimental animal study was to investigate the influence of vasopressin and amiodarone on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) outcome in a pig model of hypothermic cardiac arrest...
  35. doi request reprint A comparison of the combination of epinephrine and vasopressin with lipid emulsion in a porcine model of asphyxial cardiac arrest after intravenous injection of bupivacaine
    Viktoria D Mayr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 106:1566-71, table of contents. 2008
    ..In a porcine model, we compared the effect of the combination of vasopressin/epinephrine with that of a lipid emulsion on survival after bupivacaine-induced cardiac arrest...
  36. ncbi request reprint Excellent coronary perfusion pressure during cardiopulmonary resuscitation is not good enough to ensure long-term survival with good neurologic outcome: a porcine case report
    B Enna
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 47:41-9. 2000
    ..To report a case of cerebral ischemia confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) complicated by acute respiratory injury...
  37. ncbi request reprint Employing vasopressin as an adjunct vasopressor in uncontrolled traumatic hemorrhagic shock. Three cases and a brief analysis of the literature
    A C Krismer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesist 54:220-4. 2005
    ..The patient underwent multiple surgical procedures, developed multi-organ failure, but was finally discharged from the critical care unit without neurological damage...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Decreased inspiratory time during ventilation of an unprotected airway. Effect on stomach inflation and lung ventilation in a bench model]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 54:117-22. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Temporary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the treatment of acute traumatic lung injury
    W Voelckel
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Can J Anaesth 45:1097-102. 1998
    ..To report two cases of acute life-threatening traumatic lung injury, who required temporary extracorporeal veno-venous membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and airlifting to a level I trauma centre...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Vasopressin for therapy of persistent traumatic hemorrhagic shock: The VITRIS.at study]
    H G Lienhart
    Univ Klinik für Anästhesie und Allg Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 56:145-8, 150. 2007
    ..Primary study end-point is the hospital admission rate, secondary end-points are hemodynamic variables, fluid resuscitation requirements and hospital discharge rate...
  41. ncbi request reprint The predictive value of ventricular fibrillation electrocardiogram signal frequency and amplitude variables in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    H U Strohmenger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 93:1428-33, table of contents. 2001
    ..At 73% sensitivity, a specificity of 67% was obtained with this variable...
  42. doi request reprint [Advanced vasodilatory shock. One-year survival after arginine vasopressin therapy]
    G Luckner
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 58:144-8. 2009
    ..There are currently no data available on long-term survival...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of the specific bradycardic agent zatebradine on hemodynamic variables and myocardial blood flow during the early postresuscitation phase in pigs
    H U Strohmenger
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 42:211-20. 1999
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint [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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Does arginine vasopressin influence the coagulation system in advanced vasodilatory shock with severe multiorgan dysfunction syndrome?
    Martin W Dunser
    Division of General and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, the University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 99:201-6. 2004
    ..Global coagulation, assessed by modified thrombelastography, is not different from patients receiving NE infusion alone...
  46. ncbi request reprint The effects of different mouth-to-mouth ventilation tidal volumes on gas exchange during simulated rescue breathing
    A Stallinger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 93:1265-9. 2001
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint [Mask ventilation as an exit strategy of endotracheal intubation]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 55:70-9. 2006
    ..Careful ventilation can be performed with low inspiratory pressure and flow, and subsequently with a low tidal volume at a high inspiratory fraction of oxygen. This could be a strategy to achieve more patient safety...
  48. ncbi request reprint Brain metabolism during cardiopulmonary resuscitation assessed with microdialysis
    Ludger Bahlmann
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Luebeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Resuscitation 59:255-60. 2003
    ..standard CPR on cerebral metabolism measured with microdialysis...
  49. ncbi request reprint A comparison of vasopressin and epinephrine for out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Volker Wenzel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    N Engl J Med 350:105-13. 2004
    ..Vasopressin is an alternative to epinephrine for vasopressor therapy during cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but clinical experience with this treatment has been limited...
  50. ncbi request reprint 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation after near drowning and hypothermia: restoration of spontaneous circulation after vasopressin
    G Sumann
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:363-5. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Effects of combined administration of vasopressin, epinephrine, and norepinephrine during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pigs
    Andreas W Prengel
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Pain Therapy, University Clinic Langendreer, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Crit Care Med 33:2587-91. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Influence of negative expiratory pressure ventilation on hemodynamic variables during severe hemorrhagic shock
    Anette C Krismer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 34:2175-81. 2006
    ..Therefore, the purpose of our study was to evaluate the effects of negative expiratory pressure ventilation on mean arterial blood pressure, cardiac output, and short-term survival during severe hemorrhagic shock...
  54. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary gas exchange after cardiopulmonary resuscitation with either vasopressin or epinephrine
    Alex Loeckinger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 30:2059-62. 2002
    ..It is well established that epinephrine administered during cardiopulmonary resuscitation results in pulmonary gas exchange disturbances. It is uncertain how vasopressin affects gas exchange after cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Course of vasopressin and copeptin plasma concentrations in a patient with severe septic shock
    S Jochberger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Anaesth Intensive Care 34:498-500. 2006
    ..In contrast, the decrease in arginine vasopressin and copeptin can be at least partly explained by an improvement of cardiovascular function...
  56. ncbi request reprint 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Retention of mouth-to-mouth, mouth-to-mask and mouth-to-face shield ventilation
    P Paal
    Dr P Paal, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Emerg Med J 25:42-5. 2008
    ..Retention of mouth-to-mouth, mouth-to-mask and mouth-to-face shield ventilation techniques is poorly understood...
  58. ncbi request reprint The effects of nifedipine on ventricular fibrillation mean frequency in a porcine model of prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Karl H Stadlbauer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 97:226-30, table of contents. 2003
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Comparing two different arginine vasopressin doses in advanced vasodilatory shock: a randomized, controlled, open-label trial
    Christian Torgersen
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 36:57-65. 2010
    ..To compare the effects of two arginine vasopressin (AVP) dose regimens on the hemodynamic response, catecholamine requirements, AVP plasma concentrations, organ function and adverse events in advanced vasodilatory shock...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of face mask ventilation in apneic patients with a resuscitation ventilator in comparison with a bag-valve-mask
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Emerg Med 30:63-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that the resuscitation ventilator is at least as effective as traditional bag-valve-mask or face mask resuscitation in this population of very controlled elective surgery patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation of a near-drowned child with a combination of epinephrine and vasopressin
    Hannes G Lienhart
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:486-8. 2005
    ..To report a cardiopulmonary resuscitation attempt in a 20-month-old child employing a combination of vasopressin and epinephrine...
  62. doi request reprint The vasopressin and copeptin response in patients with vasodilatory shock after cardiac surgery: a prospective, controlled study
    Stefan Jochberger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 35:489-97. 2009
    ..To evaluate arginine vasopressin (AVP) and copeptin plasma concentrations in patients with vasodilatory shock after cardiac surgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint Serum vasopressin concentrations in critically ill patients
    Stefan Jochberger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University
    Crit Care Med 34:293-9. 2006
    ..To measure arginine vasopressin (AVP) serum concentrations in critically ill patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint Arginine vasopressin reduces intestinal oxygen supply and mucosal tissue oxygen tension
    H Knotzer
    Dept of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical Univ, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 289:H168-73. 2005
    ....
  65. doi request reprint 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Effect of fibrinogen on reversal of dilutional coagulopathy: a porcine model
    D Fries
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 95:172-7. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether replacement of fibrinogen is useful in reversing dilutional coagulopathy following severe haemorrhage and administration of colloids...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Analgesia with remifentanil in spontaneously breathing patients undergoing brief but painful radiological procedures]
    B Moser
    Univ Klinik für Anästhesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 54:1089-93. 2005
    ..Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) and stenting are very painful procedures in interventional radiology and require potent analgesia; employing remifentanil in spontaneously breathing patients may be one possible strategy...
  68. doi request reprint 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...
  69. doi request reprint 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...
  70. pmc Vasopressin improves survival in a porcine model of abdominal vascular injury
    Karl H Stadlbauer
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care 11:R81. 2007
    ..We sought to determine and compare the effects of vasopressin, fluid resuscitation and saline placebo on haemodynamic variables and short-term survival in an abdominal vascular injury model with uncontrolled haemorrhagic shock in pigs...
  71. doi request reprint 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...
  72. doi request reprint 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...
  73. doi request reprint Anesthesia in prehospital emergencies and in the emergency department
    Patrick Braun
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 23:500-6. 2010
    ..Recently, notable progress has been made in the field of anesthesia drugs and airway management...
  74. doi request reprint 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...
  75. doi request reprint A prediction model for out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Iris R Pircher
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 109:1196-201. 2009
    ..We created a prediction model to be used in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) attempts as a decision tool to omit futile CPR attempts and to save resources...
  76. doi request reprint Comparison of mechanical characteristics of the human and porcine chest during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Andreas Neurauter
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 80:463-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify differences between mechanical characteristics of the human and porcine chest during CPR...
  77. ncbi request reprint One night in a snowbank: a case report of severe hypothermia and cardiac arrest
    B Moser
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 65:365-8. 2005
    ..Frostbite was limited to both hands and all toes only; although the entire upper and lower extremity appeared to be deeply frozen on admission, amputation of both hands was inevitable and resulted in permanent disability...
  78. doi request reprint [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...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Successful resuscitation after rapid defibrillation by ski slope maintenance personnel. A case report]
    H Lienhart
    Univ Klinik für Anästhesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 55:41-4. 2006
    ..A review of possibilities for improved emergency medical care in mountainous regions is also given...
  80. ncbi request reprint Head position for opening the upper airway
    P Paal
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 62:227-30. 2007
    ..001 and p = 0.03, respectively. Maximum extension of the head in both supine men and women was 42 degrees, which could be utilised to optimise assisted ventilation of an unprotected upper airway...
  81. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the endotracheal tube and the laryngeal mask airway as a route for endobronchial lidocaine administration
    A W Prengel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany
    Anesth Analg 92:1505-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, the laryngeal mask airway is not a reliable route for the recommended dose of endobronchial lidocaine administration compared with the endotracheal tube...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of hemorrhagic shock. New therapy options]
    W G Voelckel
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck
    Anaesthesist 53:1151-67. 2004
    ..Finally, the ultimate vision of trauma resuscitation is the concept of "suspended animation" as a form of delayed resuscitation after protection of vital organ systems...
  83. ncbi request reprint Increased frequency of thorax injuries with ACD-CPR
    M Baubin
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 41:33-8. 1999
    ..11/20; P < 0.05) In conclusion, ACD-CPR appears to cause more CPR-related injuries than does standard CPR, but as a result of a number of limitations on this study, this fact cannot be proven beyond doubt...
  84. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and different shock states: a review of the literature
    Anette C Krismer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 6:51-68. 2006
    ..Clinical employment of vasopressin during hemorrhagic shock is experimental at this point in time...
  85. ncbi request reprint Copeptin and arginine vasopressin concentrations in critically ill patients
    Stefan Jochberger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4381-6. 2006
    ..Determination of arginine vasopressin (AVP) concentrations may be helpful to guide therapy in critically ill patients. A new assay analyzing copeptin, a stable peptide derived from the AVP precursor, has been introduced...
  86. doi request reprint 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...
  87. doi request reprint 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...
  88. ncbi request reprint Endogenous vasopressin and copeptin response in multiple trauma patients
    Isabella Westermann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Shock 28:644-649. 2007
    ..In ICU patients, AVP decreased to moderately elevated levels within 24 h after ED admission...
  89. ncbi request reprint Arginine vasopressin during sinus rhythm: effects on haemodynamic variables, left anterior descending coronary artery cross sectional area and cardiac index, before and after inhibition of NO-synthase, in pigs
    Viktoria D Mayr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 74:366-71. 2007
    ..7+/-1 versus 8.9+/-1 mm(2)), and significantly decreased cardiac index (95+/-6 versus 29+/-4 mL/min kg (-1))...
  90. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the duration of ventricular fibrillation using ECG single feature analysis
    Andreas Neurauter
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 73:246-52. 2007
    ..No significant correlation (p<.05) between any of the VF ECG features and downtime could be found. The duration of cardiac arrest could not be estimated reliably from human VF ECG single feature analysis...
  91. doi request reprint Improving countershock success prediction during cardiopulmonary resuscitation using ventricular fibrillation features from higher ECG frequency bands
    Andreas Neurauter
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 79:453-9. 2008
    ..Features that originate from higher frequency bands of the VF power spectrum may be less affected by CPR artefacts and as such reduce cumulative hands-off intervals...
  92. ncbi request reprint [Arginine-vasopressin in septic and vasodilatorial shock]
    Martin W Dunser
    Klinik für Intensivmedizin am Inselspital Bern
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 41:716-9. 2006
    ..Effects of a supplementary AVP infusion in advanced vasodilatory shock on survival are currently examined in a large, prospective multicenter trial in North America and Australia...
  93. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  94. ncbi request reprint Arginine vasopressin in advanced cardiovascular failure during the post-resuscitation phase after cardiac arrest
    Viktoria Mayr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 72:35-44. 2007
    ..In this study, advanced cardiovascular failure that was unresponsive to standard therapy could be reversed successfully with supplementary AVP infusion in >90% of patients surviving cardiac arrest...
  95. doi request reprint 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...
  96. ncbi request reprint An observational study of vasopressin infusion during uncontrolled haemorrhagic shock in a porcine trauma model: Effects on bowel function
    Karl H Stadlbauer
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 72:145-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, in this small observational study of uncontrolled porcine haemorrhagic shock, a resuscitation strategy that included high dose vasopressin was associated with transient diarrhoea and good long term survival...
  97. ncbi request reprint Effects of thrombolysis during out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Karl H Stadlbauer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Cardiol 97:305-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, even when being employed in patients with a potentially better chance to survive, thrombolysis in patients with cardiac arrest resulted in an increased hospital admission but not discharge rate in this post hoc analysis...
  98. ncbi request reprint Effects of vasopressin on left anterior descending coronary artery blood flow during extremely low cardiac output
    Viktoria D Mayr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
    Resuscitation 62:229-35. 2004
    ..Conclusions: during extremely low blood flow using cardiopulmonary by-pass, vasopressin improves LAD coronary artery blood flow without affecting coronary vascular resistance...
  99. ncbi request reprint 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...
  100. ncbi request reprint Early intensive care unit intervention for trauma care: what alters the outcome?
    Günther Sumann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Crit Care 8:587-92. 2002
    ..The optimization of treatment of patients with multiple trauma, including brain injury, is a multidisciplinary task...
  101. ncbi request reprint 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...