François Blot

Summary

Affiliation: Institut Gustave Roussy
Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic strategy for oncology patients with acute respiratory failure
    F Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Minerva Anestesiol 78:1404-14. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Infections of intravascular perfusion sets]
    François Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, 94805 Villejuif Cedex
    Rev Prat 53:2119-27. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Indications, timing, and techniques of tracheostomy in 152 French ICUs
    François Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Chest 127:1347-52. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint [A study of early tracheostomy in patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation]
    F Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif
    Rev Mal Respir 20:411-20. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms and risk factors for infection of pulmonary artery catheters and introducer sheaths in cancer patients admitted to an intensive care unit
    F Blot
    Département d Anesthésie Réanimation Service de Réanimation Médico Chirurgicale, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    J Hosp Infect 48:289-97. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint [High and low-risk febrile neutropenic patients]
    François Blot
    Service de Réanimation medico chirurgicale, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94 805 Villejuif, France
    Presse Med 33:467-73. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Is routine changing of peripheral arterial catheters justified?
    F Blot
    Intensive Care Unit, Institute Gastave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:813-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of totally implanted ports, tunnelled, single- and multiple-lumen central venous catheters for measurement of central venous pressure
    F Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Intensive Care Med 26:1837-42. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Early tracheotomy versus prolonged endotracheal intubation in unselected severely ill ICU patients
    François Blot
    Intensive Care Unit, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Intensive Care Med 34:1779-87. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Value of gram stain examination of lower respiratory tract secretions for early diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia
    F Blot
    Intensive Care Unit, Microbiology Laboratory, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:1731-7. 2000

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic strategy for oncology patients with acute respiratory failure
    F Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Minerva Anestesiol 78:1404-14. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Infections of intravascular perfusion sets]
    François Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, 94805 Villejuif Cedex
    Rev Prat 53:2119-27. 2003
    ..In case of clinical failure of this strategy after 48-72 hours, the catheter should be removed. If the sepsis persist, a residual infectious focus (thrombophlebitis, endocarditis, secondary localisation) should be investigated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Indications, timing, and techniques of tracheostomy in 152 French ICUs
    François Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Chest 127:1347-52. 2005
    ..To investigate the current practice of tracheostomy in French ICUs, focusing on the frequency, timing, indications, and techniques...
  4. ncbi request reprint [A study of early tracheostomy in patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation]
    F Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif
    Rev Mal Respir 20:411-20. 2003
    ..Overall, the hospital mortality rate of patients undergoing MV for more than 7 days is 45%. Early tracheostomy could allow to reduce some of these complications; however, the actual value of this procedure has never been proven...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms and risk factors for infection of pulmonary artery catheters and introducer sheaths in cancer patients admitted to an intensive care unit
    F Blot
    Département d Anesthésie Réanimation Service de Réanimation Médico Chirurgicale, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    J Hosp Infect 48:289-97. 2001
    ..As three of four PAC colonizations occurred after 5 days, the duration of catheter placement should be considered important. There was little clinical impact of microbial colonization...
  6. ncbi request reprint [High and low-risk febrile neutropenic patients]
    François Blot
    Service de Réanimation medico chirurgicale, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94 805 Villejuif, France
    Presse Med 33:467-73. 2004
    ..For febrile neutropenic patients other than in intensive care, the interest of the severity scores and organ dysfunction scores appears limited...
  7. doi request reprint Is routine changing of peripheral arterial catheters justified?
    F Blot
    Intensive Care Unit, Institute Gastave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:813-5. 2008
    ..The low rate and stability of the risk of pAC-related infections supports the rationale for conservative management in accordance with expert recommendations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of totally implanted ports, tunnelled, single- and multiple-lumen central venous catheters for measurement of central venous pressure
    F Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Intensive Care Med 26:1837-42. 2000
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Early tracheotomy versus prolonged endotracheal intubation in unselected severely ill ICU patients
    François Blot
    Intensive Care Unit, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Intensive Care Med 34:1779-87. 2008
    ..In this study, we compared early tracheotomy (ET) with prolonged intubation (PI) in severely ill patients requiring prolonged MV...
  10. ncbi request reprint Value of gram stain examination of lower respiratory tract secretions for early diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia
    F Blot
    Intensive Care Unit, Microbiology Laboratory, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:1731-7. 2000
    ..In the remaining one-third of patients, the Gram stain examination is not helpful in predicting HAP...
  11. ncbi request reprint New tools in diagnosing catheter-related infections
    F Blot
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hopital Henri Mondor, Creteil, France
    Support Care Cancer 8:287-92. 2000
    ..In conclusion, diagnostic tools such as paired blood cultures or Gram staining and the acridine-orange leucocyte cytospin test should allow a diagnosis of CRS without catheter removal in cancer patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Indwelling time and risk of infection of dialysis catheters in critically ill cancer patients
    Abbas Harb
    Service de Réanimation medico chirurgicale, Institut Gustave Roussy, 94805 Villejuif, France
    Intensive Care Med 31:812-7. 2005
    ..This study evaluated whether additional risks of catheter-related infection (CRI) are incurred with a conservative attitude in critically ill cancer patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Validation of an algorithm based on direct examination of specimens in suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia
    Anne Veinstein
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hopital Jean Bernard, Poitiers, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:676-83. 2006
    ..The management of suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is traditionally based on either a clinical or a "bacteriological" approach. Direct examination of specimens may provide a valuable help to both approaches...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Can children visit their relatives in an adult ICU?]
    François Blot
    Réanimation médicochirurgicale, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39, rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex
    Bull Cancer 94:727-33. 2007
    ..Based on these promising results, the new policy has definitively been adopted in our unit. We propose that children ought to be allowed to visit a parent in the ICU and that this policy warrants evaluation in other types of units...
  15. ncbi request reprint Curative treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis arising from colorectal cancer by complete resection and intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    D Elias
    Department of Oncological Surgery, Gustave Roussy Institute, Villejuif, France
    Cancer 92:71-6. 2001
    ..A new approach that combines maximal surgery with maximal regional chemotherapy has potential to cure selected patients who have colorectal PC. The authors have reported the oncologic results of this combined treatment...
  16. pmc Earlier positivity of central-venous- versus peripheral-blood cultures is highly predictive of catheter-related sepsis
    F Blot
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    J Clin Microbiol 36:105-9. 1998
    ..These results strongly suggest that measurement of the differential positivity time might be a reliable tool facilitating the diagnosis of catheter-related sepsis in patients with an indwelling catheter...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of infections transmitted by intravascular devices (catheters, implanted sites)]
    G Nitenberg
    , Institut Gustave Roussy, 39, rue Camille Desmoulins, 94 805 Villejuif Cedex
    Rev Pneumol Clin 57:101-12. 2001
    ..Discussions concerning the real clinical efficiency, ecological risk and the cost-effectiveness of catheters impregnated with antiseptics and/or antibiotics is a perfect illustration of the current debate...
  18. doi request reprint Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy and remifentanil target-controlled infusion in ICU: a preliminary study
    Ludivine Chalumeau-Lemoine
    Service de Réanimation medico chirurgicale, Institut Gustave Roussy, 114 rue Edouard Vaillant, 94805, Villejuif, France
    Intensive Care Med 39:53-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of sedation with remifentanil target-controlled infusion (Remi-TCI) in patients with spontaneous ventilation undergoing FFB in ICU...
  19. ncbi request reprint Optimization of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy with oxaliplatin plus irinotecan at 43 degrees C after compete cytoreductive surgery: mortality and morbidity in 106 consecutive patients
    Dominique Elias
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif, Cedex, France
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1818-24. 2007
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Early corticosteroids in severe influenza A/H1N1 pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Christian Brun-Buisson
    Université Paris Est Créteil and INSERM U955, Creteil, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1200-6. 2011
    ..Despite their controversial role, corticosteroids are often administered to patients with adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) secondary to viral pneumonia...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Renal, hepatic, biliary, and cardiovascular emergencies in onco-haematology]
    Gérard Nitenberg
    Service de Réanimation medico chirurgicale, Institut Gustave Roussy, 94805 Villejuif Cedex
    Rev Prat 53:2160-70. 2003
    ..the list is far from being exhaustive. We have attempted to clarify certain of these specifities and the diagnostic and therapeutic approach adapted to these situations that are too often the source of errors with serious consequences...
  22. ncbi request reprint Severity of illness scores: are they useful in febrile neutropenic adult patients in hematology wards? A prospective multicenter study
    F Blot
    Intensive Care Unit, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
    Crit Care Med 29:2125-31. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Acute respiratory distress syndrome after chemotherapy for lung metastases from non-seminomatous germ-cell tumors
    C Kirch
    Service de Reanimation Polyvalente, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39 rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Support Care Cancer 11:575-80. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Association of noninvasive ventilation with nosocomial infections and survival in critically ill patients
    E Girou
    Unité d Hygiène et Prévention de l Infection, Hopital Henri Mondor, 94010 Creteil, France
    JAMA 284:2361-7. 2000
    ..Invasive life-support techniques are a major risk factor for nosocomial infection. Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) can be used to avoid endotracheal intubation and may reduce morbidity among patients in intensive care units (ICUs)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Isospora belli infection in a patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    D Resiere
    Service de Reanimation, Institut Gustave Roussy, 39, rue Camille Desmoulins, 94805 Villejuif, France
    Clin Microbiol Infect 9:1065-7. 2003
    ..belli. In Europe, I. belli can cause severe chronic diarrhea in patients with malignancies whose country of origin is in an endemic area. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole can provide rapid and prolonged clinical and parasitologic cure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gonococcemia associated with fatal septic shock
    G Thiery
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, Hopital Henri Mondor, 94 010, Creteil, France
    Clin Infect Dis 32:E92-3. 2001
    ..Gonococcal infection can be associated with septic shock leading to multiple organ failure and death...