Rinaldo Bellomo

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Publications

  1. pmc The incidence and outcome of septic shock patients in the absence of early-goal directed therapy
    Benjamin C H Ho
    Department of Intensive Care, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care 10:R80. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Timing of renal replacement therapy and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care and Department of Medicine, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    J Crit Care 24:129-40. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Greater increase in urinary hepcidin predicts protection from acute kidney injury after cardiopulmonary bypass
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:595-602. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Septic acute kidney injury in critically ill patients: clinical characteristics and outcomes
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care and Department of Medicine, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:431-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of a Medical Emergency Team on mortality in a teaching hospital
    Daryl Jones
    Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Resuscitation 74:235-41. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Novel and conventional serum biomarkers predicting acute kidney injury in adult cardiac surgery--a prospective cohort study
    Anja Haase-Fielitz
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 37:553-60. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Renal blood flow and function during recovery from experimental septic acute kidney injury
    Christoph Langenberg
    Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Department of Intensive Care, 3084, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 33:1614-8. 2007
  8. pmc Very old patients admitted to intensive care in Australia and New Zealand: a multi-centre cohort analysis
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Studley Road, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 13:R45. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Pilot double-blind, randomized controlled trial of short-term atorvastatin for prevention of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 17:215-24. 2012
  10. pmc Decreased catecholamine degradation associates with shock and kidney injury after cardiac surgery
    Anja Haase-Fielitz
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1393-403. 2009

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Publications74

  1. pmc The incidence and outcome of septic shock patients in the absence of early-goal directed therapy
    Benjamin C H Ho
    Department of Intensive Care, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care 10:R80. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to measure the incidence and outcome of septic patients presenting at the emergency department (ED) with criteria for early goal-directed therapy (EGDT)...
  2. doi request reprint Timing of renal replacement therapy and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care and Department of Medicine, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    J Crit Care 24:129-40. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between timing of renal replacement therapy (RRT) in severe acute kidney injury and clinical outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Greater increase in urinary hepcidin predicts protection from acute kidney injury after cardiopulmonary bypass
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:595-602. 2012
    ..Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and serious complication of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) surgery. Hepcidin, a peptide hormone that regulates iron homeostasis, is a potential biomarker of AKI following CPB...
  4. ncbi request reprint Septic acute kidney injury in critically ill patients: clinical characteristics and outcomes
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care and Department of Medicine, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:431-9. 2007
    ..Patients with septic AKI had an increased risk for death and longer duration of hospitalization yet showed trends toward greater renal recovery and independence from RRT...
  5. ncbi request reprint Long-term effect of a Medical Emergency Team on mortality in a teaching hospital
    Daryl Jones
    Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Resuscitation 74:235-41. 2007
    ..To assess the effect of a Medical Emergency Team (MET) service on patient mortality in the 4 years since its introduction into a teaching hospital...
  6. doi request reprint Novel and conventional serum biomarkers predicting acute kidney injury in adult cardiac surgery--a prospective cohort study
    Anja Haase-Fielitz
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 37:553-60. 2009
    ..To compare the value of novel with conventional serum biomarkers in the prediction of acute kidney injury (AKI) in adult cardiac surgical patients according to preoperative renal function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Renal blood flow and function during recovery from experimental septic acute kidney injury
    Christoph Langenberg
    Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Department of Intensive Care, 3084, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 33:1614-8. 2007
    ..To measure renal blood flow (RBF) and renal function during recovery from experimental septic acute kidney injury (AKI)...
  8. pmc Very old patients admitted to intensive care in Australia and New Zealand: a multi-centre cohort analysis
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Studley Road, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 13:R45. 2009
    ..The primary objective was to evaluate the rate, characteristics and outcomes of very old (age >or= 80 years) patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs)...
  9. doi request reprint Pilot double-blind, randomized controlled trial of short-term atorvastatin for prevention of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 17:215-24. 2012
    ..To test whether short-term perioperative administration of oral atorvastatin could reduce incidence of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) in cardiac surgical patients...
  10. pmc Decreased catecholamine degradation associates with shock and kidney injury after cardiac surgery
    Anja Haase-Fielitz
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:1393-403. 2009
    ..In summary, this study identifies COMT LL homozygosity as an independent risk factor for shock, AKI, and hospital stay after cardiac surgery. (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00334009)...
  11. doi request reprint Recent trials in critical care nephrology
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 165:299-309. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint The impact of Rapid Response System on delayed emergency team activation patient characteristics and outcomes--a follow-up study
    Paolo Calzavacca
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Resuscitation 81:31-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of Rapid Response System (RRS) maturation on delayed Medical Emergency Team (MET) activation and patient characteristics and outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint The systemic and regional hemodynamic effects of phenylephrine in sheep under normal conditions and during early hyperdynamic sepsis
    Hiroshi Morimatsu
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Anesth Analg 115:330-42. 2012
    ..Phenylephrine treatment of hypotension in sepsis raises concern because it may decrease vital organ bloodflow. Accordingly, we investigated the effects of phenylephrine on systemic and regional bloodflow in normal and septic sheep...
  14. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving a medical emergency team review for respiratory distress or hypotension
    Jon L Quach
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    J Crit Care 23:325-31. 2008
    ..To describe the characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving a medical emergency team (MET) review for the MET syndromes of respiratory distress or hypotension and to assess the effect of delayed MET activation on their outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint N-Acetylcysteine does not artifactually lower plasma creatinine concentration
    Michael Haase
    Director of Intensive Care Research, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, 3084 Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1581-7. 2008
    ..However, it has been suggested that NAC may lower plasma creatinine levels independent of any effects on glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...
  16. doi request reprint Septic shock induces distinct changes in sympathetic nerve activity to the heart and kidney in conscious sheep
    Rohit Ramchandra
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 297:R1247-53. 2009
    ..There was little correlation between the changes in RSNA and renal blood flow, suggesting that the renal vasodilatation was mediated mainly by other mechanisms...
  17. pmc Oliguria as predictive biomarker of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, 145 Studley Road, Heidleberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R172. 2011
    ..During critical illness, oliguria is often used as a biomarker of acute kidney injury (AKI). However, its relationship with the subsequent development of AKI has not been prospectively evaluated...
  18. pmc Dynamic lactate indices as predictors of outcome in critically ill patients
    Alistair Nichol
    Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R242. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare the predictive value of dynamic indices of lactatemia in the first 24 hours of intensive care unit (ICU) admission with the value of more commonly used static indices...
  19. ncbi request reprint External validation of severity scoring systems for acute renal failure using a multinational database
    Shigehiko Uchino
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 33:1961-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, it is not known whether such severity scoring systems may be widely applied...
  20. doi request reprint Early and sustained systemic and renal hemodynamic effects of intravenous radiocontrast
    Takao Saotome
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Blood Purif 29:339-46. 2010
    ..To measure the extended renal hemodynamic changes induced by intravenous radiocontrast...
  21. pmc Arterial hyperoxia and in-hospital mortality after resuscitation from cardiac arrest
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, 5 Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R90. 2011
    ..Hyperoxia has recently been reported as an independent risk factor for mortality in patients resuscitated from cardiac arrest. We examined the independent relationship between hyperoxia and outcomes in such patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of saline or albumin resuscitation on standard coagulation tests
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Crit Care Resusc 11:250-6. 2009
    ..To explore whether fluid resuscitation with normal saline or 4% albumin is associated with differential changes in routine clinical coagulation tests...
  23. doi request reprint Fluid management in septic acute kidney injury and cardiorenal syndromes
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Contrib Nephrol 165:206-18. 2010
    ..Thus, accurate assessment of fluid status and careful definition of targets are needed to improve clinical outcomes. Controlled studies of conservative versus liberal fluid management in patients with AKI or CRS seem justified...
  24. doi request reprint A prospective study of factors influencing the outcome of patients after a Medical Emergency Team review
    Paolo Calzavacca
    Department of Intensive Care and Department of Medicine, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 34:2112-6. 2008
    ..To identify factors that predict outcome in patients receiving a Medical Emergency Team review...
  25. doi request reprint The predictive performance of plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) increases with grade of acute kidney injury
    Anja Haase-Fielitz
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3349-54. 2009
    ..The choice of definition of acute kidney injury (AKI) might, at least in part, account for such variability...
  26. ncbi request reprint Phase II, randomized, controlled trial of high-dose N-acetylcysteine in high-risk cardiac surgery patients
    Michael Haase
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 35:1324-31. 2007
    ..To assess the effect of high-dose N-acetylcysteine on renal function in cardiac surgery patients at higher risk of postoperative renal failure...
  27. doi request reprint Renal bioenergetics during early gram-negative mammalian sepsis and angiotensin II infusion
    Clive N May
    Howard Florey Institute, Florey Neurosciences Institutes, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 38:886-93. 2012
    ..To measure renal adenosine triphosphate (ATP) (bioenergetics) during hypotensive sepsis with or without angiotensin II (Ang II) infusion...
  28. doi request reprint Treatment limitations at admission to intensive care units in Australia and New Zealand: prevalence, outcomes, and resource use*
    GEORGE GODFREY
    Department of Intensive CareThe Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Crit Care Med 40:2082-9. 2012
    ..However, no studies have investigated the epidemiology of patients with treatment limitations in place at the time of intensive care unit admission...
  29. ncbi request reprint Bolus hypertonic or normal saline resuscitation in gram-negative sepsis: systemic and regional haemodynamic effects in sheep
    Li Wan
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 13:262-70. 2011
    ..Fluid resuscitation with saline in severe sepsis is controversial. Hypertonic (3%) saline (HTS) may be superior to normal (0.9%) saline (NS)...
  30. pmc Long term effect of a medical emergency team on cardiac arrests in a teaching hospital
    Daryl Jones
    Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Crit Care 9:R808-15. 2005
    ..It is unknown whether the reported short-term reduction in cardiac arrests associated with the introduction of the medical emergency team (MET) system can be sustained...
  31. doi request reprint A comparison of observed versus estimated baseline creatinine for determination of RIFLE class in patients with acute kidney injury
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:2739-44. 2009
    ..When unknown, current recommendations are to estimate a baseline SCr by the MDRD equation. However, the MDRD approach assumes a glomerular filtration rate of approximately 75 mL/min/1.73 m(2). This method has not been validated...
  32. doi request reprint Ciné phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging for the measurement of renal blood flow
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Contrib Nephrol 165:329-36. 2010
    ..We have recently assessed the feasibility of measuring RBF by means of CPC-MRI in 2 critically ill patients with septic acute kidney injury and were able to compare such measurements to those obtained in a normal volunteer...
  33. pmc Effect of the medical emergency team on long-term mortality following major surgery
    Daryl Jones
    Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre ANZIC RC, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    Crit Care 11:R12. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the effect of the MET and other variables on long-term mortality in this patient population...
  34. ncbi request reprint Variability of blood glucose concentration and short-term mortality in critically ill patients
    Moritoki Egi
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 105:244-52. 2006
    ..Intensive insulin therapy also reduced the SD of blood glucose concentration, an accepted measure of variability. There is no information on the possible significance of variability in glucose concentration...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hemodialysis membrane with a high-molecular-weight cutoff and cytokine levels in sepsis complicated by acute renal failure: a phase 1 randomized trial
    Michael Haase
    Intensive Care Unit, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:296-304. 2007
    ..However, standard hemodialysis membranes achieve only little diffusive removal of circulating cytokines. Modified membranes may enable both successful IHD treatment and simultaneous diffusive cytokine removal...
  36. doi request reprint The epidemiology and outcome of medical emergency team call patients treated with non-invasive ventilation
    Antoine G Schneider
    Intensive Care Unit, Austin Health 145 Studley Road Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Resuscitation 82:1218-23. 2011
    ..However, NIV is sometimes used by the Medical Emergency Team (MET) as respiratory support for ward patients...
  37. doi request reprint Novel biomarkers early predict the severity of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery in adults
    Michael Haase
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:124-30. 2009
    ....
  38. doi request reprint A comparison of the Niagara™ and Dolphin® catheters for continuous renal replacement therapy
    Inbyung Kim
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Artif Organs 34:1061-6. 2011
    ..The choice of vascular access catheter may affect filter life during continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT); specifically, a new surface-modified catheter has been reported to possibly prevent thrombosis and catheter malfunction...
  39. doi request reprint Novel targets for sepsis-induced kidney injury: the glomerular arterioles and the sympathetic nervous system
    Clive N May
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Exp Physiol 97:1168-77. 2012
    ..The possibility that these beneficial actions are partly dependent on a reduction in the excessive cytokine release caused by marked and prolonged sympathetic activation is discussed...
  40. pmc The effects of terlipressin on regional hemodynamics and kidney function in experimental hyperdynamic sepsis
    Ken Ishikawa
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e29693. 2012
    ..We investigated the effects of TP on regional hemodynamics and kidney function in experimental hyperdynamic sepsis...
  41. doi request reprint Circuit lifespan during continuous renal replacement therapy for combined liver and kidney failure
    Horng Ruey Chua
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Crit Care 27:744.e7-15. 2012
    ..To evaluate circuit lifespan (CL) and bleeding risk during continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), in combined liver and renal failure...
  42. ncbi request reprint Renal vascular resistance in sepsis
    Christoph Langenberg
    Departments of Intensive Care and Medicine, Austin Hospital and University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia
    Nephron Physiol 104:p1-11. 2006
    ..To assess changes in renal vascular resistance (RVR) in human and experimental sepsis and to identify determinants of RVR...
  43. doi request reprint Circuit start during continuous renal replacement therapy in vasopressor-dependent patients: the impact of a slow blood flow protocol
    In Byung Kim
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Blood Purif 32:1-6. 2011
    ..In vasopressor-dependent patients, we evaluated the impact of a slow blood flow protocol on hypotension when starting continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)...
  44. doi request reprint Features and outcome of patients receiving multiple Medical Emergency Team reviews
    Paolo Calzavacca
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Resuscitation 81:1509-15. 2010
    ..Accordingly, we studied the characteristics and outcome of patients receiving one MET call and compared them with those receiving multiple MET reviews...
  45. ncbi request reprint Pilot randomised double-blind controlled trial of high-dose spironolactone in critically ill patients receiving a frusemide infusion
    Yogesh Apte
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Crit Care Resusc 10:306-11. 2008
    ..Spironolactone is an aldosterone antagonist that promotes natriuresis and may attenuate such hypernatraemia, but its effect in this setting has not been previously studied...
  46. ncbi request reprint A pilot randomised controlled comparison of continuous veno-venous haemofiltration and extended daily dialysis with filtration: effect on small solutes and acid-base balance
    Ian Baldwin
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, 3084, Heidelberg, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 33:830-5. 2007
    ..Recently, extended intermittent dialytic techniques have been proposed for the treatment of ARF. The aim of this study was to compare these two approaches...
  47. doi request reprint Arterial oxygen tension and mortality in mechanically ventilated patients
    Glenn Eastwood
    Austin Health, Department of Intensive Care, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 38:91-8. 2012
    ..Early hyperoxia may be an independent risk factor for mortality in mechanically ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients. We examined the relationship between early arterial oxygen tension (PaO(2)) and in-hospital mortality...
  48. doi request reprint Insertion side, body position and circuit life during continuous renal replacement therapy with femoral vein access
    In Byung Kim
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Austin Hospital, Studley Road, Melbourne, VIC 3084, Australia
    Blood Purif 31:42-6. 2011
    ..We investigated if there is an association between choice of insertion side and body position and its changes and circuit life during CRRT with femoral vein access...
  49. doi request reprint The biochemical effects of restricting chloride-rich fluids in intensive care
    Nor azim Mohd Yunos
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 39:2419-24. 2011
    ..To determine the biochemical effects of restricting the use of chloride-rich intravenous fluids in critically ill patients...
  50. pmc Urinary interleukin-18 does not predict acute kidney injury after adult cardiac surgery: a prospective observational cohort study
    Michael Haase
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, 145 Studley Rd, Heidelberg 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 12:R96. 2008
    ..Urinary interleukin-18 (IL-18) measured during the immediate postoperative period could be a promising predictor of acute kidney injury following adult cardiac surgery...
  51. ncbi request reprint Patient monitoring and the timing of cardiac arrests and medical emergency team calls in a teaching hospital
    Daryl Jones
    Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 32:1352-6. 2006
    ..To describe the timing of cardiac arrest detection in relation to episodes of Medical Emergency Team (MET) review and routine nursing observations...
  52. doi request reprint Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    Andrew Davies
    FRACP, FJFICM, Intensive Care Unit, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    JAMA 302:1888-95. 2009
    ..It caused an epidemic of critical illness and some patients developed severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and were treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)...
  53. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: The MET syndrome--the challenges of researching and adopting medical emergency teams
    Augustine Tee
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 12:205. 2008
    ..It appears likely that the accumulation of evidence from different settings and situations, though methodologically imperfect, will increase the rationale and logic of RRS. A conclusive randomised controlled trial is unlikely to occur...
  54. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure in critically ill patients: a multinational, multicenter study
    Shigehiko Uchino
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    JAMA 294:813-8. 2005
    ....
  55. doi request reprint A comparison of the RIFLE and AKIN criteria for acute kidney injury in critically ill patients
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1569-74. 2008
    ..The Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) group has recently proposed modifications to this system. It is currently unknown whether there are advantages between these criteria...
  56. ncbi request reprint Loop diuretics in the management of acute renal failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 9:60-8. 2007
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature comparing loop diuretics with control in the management of ARF...
  57. doi request reprint Vasoactive drugs and acute kidney injury
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care and Medicine, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 36:S179-86. 2008
    ..Whether it is superior to noradrenaline in this setting remains uncertain, and more studies are needed before recommendations can be made...
  58. ncbi request reprint A technique for the simultaneous measurement of renal ATP, blood flow and pH in a large animal model of septic shock
    Clive May
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 9:30-3. 2007
    ..Simultaneous measurement of renal blood flow, renal ATP, renal pH and mean arterial pressure (MAP) might help investigators understand the mechanisms responsible for acute renal failure (ARF) in sepsis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Blood glucose on day of intensive care unit admission as a surrogate of subsequent glucose control in intensive care
    Moritoki Egi
    Department of Intensive Care, Western Hospital, Footscray, Victoria, Australia
    J Crit Care 21:197-202. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to test whether the mean of the highest and lowest glucose values on day 1 (Glu(1)) is a useful surrogate marker of mean blood glucose during the totality of intensive care unit (ICU) stay (Glu(tot))...
  60. ncbi request reprint Defining and classifying acute renal failure: from advocacy to consensus and validation of the RIFLE criteria
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care and Department of Medicine, Austin Hospital and University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 33:409-13. 2007
    ..This editorial aims to summarize and interpret recent findings concerning the application of the RIFLE criteria to the assessment of the epidemiology and the prediction of the outcome of ARF...
  61. ncbi request reprint The effects of saline or albumin resuscitation on acid-base status and serum electrolytes
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 34:2891-7. 2006
    ..To test whether fluid resuscitation with normal saline or 4% albumin is associated with differential changes in acid-base status and serum electrolytes...
  62. ncbi request reprint Antecedents to cardiac arrests in a hospital equipped with a medical emergency team
    JOSEPH VETRO
    Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 13:162-6. 2011
    ..Antecedents to cardiac arrests in a MET-equipped hospital have not been assessed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Fluid resuscitation and the septic kidney: the evidence
    Elisa Licari
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Contrib Nephrol 156:167-77. 2007
    ....
  64. pmc Angiotensin II in experimental hyperdynamic sepsis
    Li Wan
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Crit Care 13:R190. 2009
    ..However, unlike other vasopressors, its systemic, regional blood flow and renal functional effects in hypotensive hyperdynamic sepsis have not been investigated...
  65. doi request reprint Fluid administration and the kidney
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Crit Care 16:332-6. 2010
    ..This review focuses on recent studies examining fluid administration and renal function in critical illness to critically examine conventional justifications for fluid administration...
  66. pmc The pursuit of a high central venous oxygen saturation in sepsis: growing concerns
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Studley Rd, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 12:130. 2008
    ..Until such studies are completed, basing international treatment guidelines on a single centre study performed in what may turn out to be a highly atypical environment would seem premature...
  67. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous versus surgical tracheostomy: A randomized controlled study with long-term follow-up
    William Silvester
    Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 34:2145-52. 2006
    ..To compare the safety, availability, and long-term sequelae of percutaneous vs. surgical tracheostomy...
  68. doi request reprint A comparison of the RIFLE and Acute Kidney Injury Network classifications for cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury: a prospective cohort study
    Michael Haase
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:1370-6. 2009
    ..In this study we compared these classifications with regard to (1) the detection of acute kidney injury, (2) their agreement according to the grading of acute kidney injury across classes, and (3) their prognostic value...
  69. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm of blood glucose values in critically ill patients
    Moritoki Egi
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    Crit Care Med 35:416-21. 2007
    ..To test whether there is a circadian rhythm of blood glucose control in critically ill patients and whether morning blood glucose is an accurate surrogate of overall blood glucose control...
  70. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of septic acute kidney injury: what do we really know?
    Li Wan
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 36:S198-203. 2008
    ..If this were to happen, our therapeutic approaches would also be profoundly altered...
  71. ncbi request reprint A double-blind placebo-controlled randomised pilot study of nocturnal melatonin in tracheostomised patients
    Murad G Ibrahim
    Department of Intensive Care and Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 8:187-91. 2006
    ..Patients in the intensive care unit often suffer from lack of sleep at night. We hypothesised that nocturnal melatonin may increase observed nocturnal sleep in tracheostomised patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes of patients receiving a medical emergency team review for acute change in conscious state or arrhythmias
    Andrew W Downey
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care Med 36:477-81. 2008
    ....
  73. doi request reprint The impact of experimental hypoperfusion on subsequent kidney function
    Takao Saotome
    Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 36:533-40. 2010
    ..To investigate the short- and medium-term renal hemodynamic and functional responses to both short and sustained hypoperfusion...
  74. ncbi request reprint The concept of acute kidney injury and the RIFLE criteria
    John A Kellum
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA, and Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Contrib Nephrol 156:10-6. 2007
    ..The term acute kidney injury has subsequently been proposed to distinguish this new concept from the older terminology of failure...