Alexandre Mebazaa

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute right ventricular failure--from pathophysiology to new treatments
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, 75475 Paris 10, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:185-96. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Algorithm for therapeutic management of acute heart failure syndromes
    Ramzi Chatti
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Lariboisiere Hospital, University Paris 7 Denis Diderot, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, Paris, 75010, France
    Heart Fail Rev 12:113-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trials with levosimendan
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    Am J Cardiol 96:74G-9G. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Hemodynamic monitoring by echocardiography in the ICU: the role of the new echo techniques
    Reda Salem
    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:561-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Association between elevated blood glucose and outcome in acute heart failure: results from an international observational cohort
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris Diderot, Paris, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:820-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Unbiased plasma proteomics for novel diagnostic biomarkers in cardiovascular disease: identification of quiescin Q6 as a candidate biomarker of acutely decompensated heart failure
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, U942 Inserm, Paris Diderot University, Lariboisiere Hospital, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, 75010 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 33:2317-24. 2012
  7. pmc Value of arterial blood gas analysis in patients with acute dyspnea: an observational study
    Emanuel Burri
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, Basel, Switzerland
    Crit Care 15:R145. 2011
  8. pmc Effect of oral β-blocker on short and long-term mortality in patients with acute respiratory failure: results from the BASEL-II-ICU study
    Markus Noveanu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4053 Basel, Switzerland
    Crit Care 14:R198. 2010
  9. pmc Nitric oxide inhibition rapidly increases blood pressure with no change in outcome in cardiogenic shock: the TRIUMPH trial
    Reda Salem
    Departement de Cardiologie, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 3840 rue Saint Urbain Montréal Québec H2W 1T8, Canada
    Crit Care 11:136. 2007
  10. pmc Levosimendan vs. dobutamine: outcomes for acute heart failure patients on beta-blockers in SURVIVE
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, APHP Université Paris 7 Paris Diderot U 942 INSERM, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, Paris Cedex 10 75475, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:304-11. 2009

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Publications81

  1. ncbi request reprint Acute right ventricular failure--from pathophysiology to new treatments
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, 75475 Paris 10, France
    Intensive Care Med 30:185-96. 2004
    ..This review outlines the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of RVF, illustrated with clinical case studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Algorithm for therapeutic management of acute heart failure syndromes
    Ramzi Chatti
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Lariboisiere Hospital, University Paris 7 Denis Diderot, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, Paris, 75010, France
    Heart Fail Rev 12:113-7. 2007
    ..Concerning pharmacological agents, actions should be taken to increase the use of vasodilators and reduce the use of diuretics...
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trials with levosimendan
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    Am J Cardiol 96:74G-9G. 2005
    ..Thus, early clinical indicators suggest that levosimendan may help prevent myocardial injury during hospitalization for AHFS and may be well suited for first-line therapy for AHFS...
  4. doi request reprint Hemodynamic monitoring by echocardiography in the ICU: the role of the new echo techniques
    Reda Salem
    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:561-8. 2008
    ..We will discuss how to interpret echocardiographic findings in critically ill patients including the physiological consequences of mechanical ventilation...
  5. doi request reprint Association between elevated blood glucose and outcome in acute heart failure: results from an international observational cohort
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Paris Diderot, Paris, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:820-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this analysis was to assess the association between elevated blood glucose level and mortality in acute heart failure (AHF)...
  6. doi request reprint Unbiased plasma proteomics for novel diagnostic biomarkers in cardiovascular disease: identification of quiescin Q6 as a candidate biomarker of acutely decompensated heart failure
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, U942 Inserm, Paris Diderot University, Lariboisiere Hospital, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, 75010 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 33:2317-24. 2012
    ..We used an unbiased proteomics approach for the discovery of novel diagnostic plasma biomarkers of heart failure (HF)...
  7. pmc Value of arterial blood gas analysis in patients with acute dyspnea: an observational study
    Emanuel Burri
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, Basel, Switzerland
    Crit Care 15:R145. 2011
    ..The diagnostic and prognostic value of arterial blood gas analysis (ABGA) parameters in unselected patients presenting with acute dyspnea to the Emergency Department (ED) is largely unknown...
  8. pmc Effect of oral β-blocker on short and long-term mortality in patients with acute respiratory failure: results from the BASEL-II-ICU study
    Markus Noveanu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4053 Basel, Switzerland
    Crit Care 14:R198. 2010
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine predictors of in-hospital and one-year mortality and assess the effects of oral beta-blockers in unselected ICU patients with ARF included in the BASEL-II-ICU study...
  9. pmc Nitric oxide inhibition rapidly increases blood pressure with no change in outcome in cardiogenic shock: the TRIUMPH trial
    Reda Salem
    Departement de Cardiologie, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 3840 rue Saint Urbain Montréal Québec H2W 1T8, Canada
    Crit Care 11:136. 2007
    ..This definitive trial gave strong indications for stopping any further trial using non-specific inhibitors of nitric oxide synthase in cardiogenic shock and possibly also in any other cardiovascular area...
  10. pmc Levosimendan vs. dobutamine: outcomes for acute heart failure patients on beta-blockers in SURVIVE
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, APHP Université Paris 7 Paris Diderot U 942 INSERM, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, Paris Cedex 10 75475, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:304-11. 2009
    ..We aimed to assess outcomes of SURVIVE patients who were on beta-blocker therapy before receiving a single intravenous infusion of levosimendan or dobutamine...
  11. ncbi request reprint Current ESC/ESICM and ACCF/AHA guidelines for the diagnosis and management of acute heart failure in adults--are there differences?
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and SAMU, Lariboisiere Hospital, University Paris 7, Paris, France
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 119:569-73. 2009
    ..Because a unanimous consensus between European and North American societies has now been reached, the next step is to apply the guidelines in all medical units worldwide in order to minimize morbidity and mortality of AHF patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Levosimendan vs dobutamine for patients with acute decompensated heart failure: the SURVIVE Randomized Trial
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Université Paris Diderot and Hospital Lariboisière AP HP, Paris, France
    JAMA 297:1883-91. 2007
    ..Because acute decompensated heart failure causes substantial morbidity and mortality, there is a need for agents that at least improve hemodynamics and relieve symptoms without adversely affecting survival...
  13. doi request reprint Practical recommendations for prehospital and early in-hospital management of patients presenting with acute heart failure syndromes
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Hôpital Lariboisière APHP, University Paris 7 Diderot, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 36:S129-39. 2008
    ..Rather, they are meant to serve as a tool to facilitate guideline implementation where data are available and to provide suggested treatment approaches where formal guidelines and definitive evidence are lacking...
  14. pmc Clinical review: practical recommendations on the management of perioperative heart failure in cardiac surgery
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, INSERM UMR 942, Lariboisiere Hospital, University of Paris 7 Diderot, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, Paris, France
    Crit Care 14:201. 2010
    ..It also emphasizes the need for large surveys and studies to assess the optimal way to manage perioperative HF in cardiac surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of B-type natriuretic peptide in critically ill patients
    Romain Pirracchio
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, , , 75010 Paris, France
    Biomark Med 3:541-7. 2009
    ..Whether BNP at admission or at discharge may predict outcome requires further investigation...
  16. pmc In vivo and in vitro evidence for pleiotropic effects of levosimendan in the intensive care setting
    Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Cumhuriyet University School of Medicine, Sivas, Turkey
    Crit Care 15:182. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Short-term survival by treatment among patients hospitalized with acute heart failure: the global ALARM-HF registry using propensity scoring methods
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hôpital Lariboisère, L Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris AP HP, Paris, France
    Intensive Care Med 37:290-301. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the risks and benefits of IV drugs in patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Levosimendan restores both systolic and diastolic cardiac performance in lipopolysaccharide-treated rabbits: comparison with dobutamine and milrinone
    Damien Barraud
    Equipe d Accueil 322, Universite, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 35:1376-82. 2007
    ..Our study aimed to fully characterize both systolic and diastolic abnormalities of sepsis-associated heart failure and to identify treatment that would support full-cycle cardiac improvement...
  19. doi request reprint Diastolic arterial blood pressure: a reliable early predictor of survival in human septic shock
    Samir Benchekroune
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    J Trauma 64:1188-95. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Novelties in the early management of acute heart failure syndromes
    Reda Salem
    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, Hopital Lariboisiere, Universite Paris, Paris, France 75475 Cedex 10
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:w13031. 2010
    ..Early and frequent reassessment is also imperative so that adjustments to the initial therapeutic approach can be made, as clinically indicated...
  21. doi request reprint Impaired plasma B-type natriuretic peptide clearance in human septic shock
    Romain Pirracchio
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Lariboisiere Hospital, APHP, University Paris 7 Diderot, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 36:2542-6. 2008
    ..We further evaluated whether baseline plasma BNP can predict fluid responsiveness and whether BNP can still be released in plasma despite high initial BNP levels, in response to overloading...
  22. doi request reprint Impact of diuretic dosing on mortality in acute heart failure using a propensity-matched analysis
    Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Cumhuriyet University School of Medicine, Sivas, Turkey
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:1244-52. 2011
    ..Loop diuretics are recommended to treat congestion in heart failure (HF), despite limited quality evidence. High-dose (HD) loop diuretics seem to worsen outcomes in chronic HF, though; data for acute HF are scarce, with equivocal results...
  23. doi request reprint Value of pelvic embolization in the management of severe postpartum hemorrhage due to placenta accreta, increta or percreta
    Philippe Soyer
    Department of Abdominal and Interventional Imaging, Hôpital Lariboisière AP HP, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, Université Diderot Paris 7, 75475 Paris Cedex 10, France
    Eur J Radiol 80:729-35. 2011
    ..To evaluate the role, efficacy and safety of pelvic embolization in the management of severe postpartum hemorrhage in women with placenta accreta, increta or percreta...
  24. pmc Cardiac troponin and skeletal muscle oxygenation in severe post-partum haemorrhage
    Laurent Heyer
    AP HP, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University Paris 7, Hopital Lariboisiere, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, 75010 Paris, France
    Crit Care 13:S8. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess whether increased cardiac troponin was associated with a simultaneous alteration in haemoglobin tissue oxygen saturation in peripheral muscles in post-partum haemorrhage...
  25. doi request reprint Lowered B-type natriuretic peptide in response to levosimendan or dobutamine treatment is associated with improved survival in patients with severe acutely decompensated heart failure
    Alain Cohen-Solal
    Hospital Lariboisiere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, and Faculté de Médecine Denis Diderot, INSERM U 942, Paris, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:2343-8. 2009
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  26. doi request reprint Effect of the addition of vasopressin or vasopressin plus nitroglycerin to epinephrine on arterial blood pressure during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in humans
    Laurent Ducros
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Paris, France
    J Emerg Med 41:453-9. 2011
    ..Several vasoactive drugs have been tested alone or in combination, but their hemodynamic effects have not been investigated clinically in humans...
  27. pmc Searching for an ideal hemodynamic marker to predict short-term outcome in cardiogenic shock
    Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, 58140, Sivas, Turkey
    Crit Care 13:1013. 2009
    ..Continuous monitoring of hemodynamic markers may have a role in prediction of outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint The clinical experience with levosimendan in anesthesiology and in the intensive care unit
    Marco Cavana
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, 75475 Paris, France
    Ital Heart J 4:61S-64S. 2003
    ..Although the use of levosimendan has been fully validated for the most common causes of acute heart failure, additional clinical trials are needed to safety broaden its therapeutic indications...
  29. doi request reprint Predictive factors of advanced interventional procedures in a multicentre severe postpartum haemorrhage study
    Etienne Gayat
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Mobile Care Unit, Lariboisiere University Hospital, AP HP, EA322, Paris Cedex 10, France
    Intensive Care Med 37:1816-25. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to define factors predictive of the need for an AIP in the management of emergent PPH...
  30. doi request reprint One-year outcome after neurosurgery for intracranial tumor in elderly patients
    Romain Pirracchio
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and SAMU, Lariboisiere Hospital, Paris, France
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 22:342-6. 2010
    ..The number of elderly patients proposed for brain tumor removal is increasing. Only few data on long-term functional prognosis after intracranial surgery are available...
  31. doi request reprint Arterial catheter-related bloodstream infections: results of an 8-year survey in a surgical intensive care unit
    Romain Pirracchio
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and SAMU, APHP Lariboisière Hospital, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 39:1372-6. 2011
    ..To determine whether a policy based on provisional replacement of catheters every 5 days had an impact on the incidence of arterial catheter-related bloodstream infections in a population of adult surgical intensive care unit patients...
  32. doi request reprint Cardiac resynchronisation as a rescue therapy in patients with catecholamine-dependent overt heart failure: results from a short and mid-term study
    Paul Milliez
    AP HP, Department of Cardiology, Lariboisiere Hospital, Denis Diderot University, Paris, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:291-7. 2008
    ..We aimed to assess the beneficial effects of CRT in patients with catecholamine-dependent overt HF (CDOHF)...
  33. pmc The effectiveness of inodilators in reducing short term mortality among patient with severe cardiogenic shock: a propensity-based analysis
    Romain Pirracchio
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 8:e71659. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the impact of these two strategies on short-term mortality in patients with severe cardiogenic shocks...
  34. doi request reprint Trends in death attributed to heart failure over the past two decades in Europe
    Said Laribi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, INSERM UMR S 942, Hopital Lariboisiere, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, Paris, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:234-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the mortality related to HF as an underlying cause during the last 20 years in seven European countries...
  35. doi request reprint The impact of early standard therapy on dyspnoea in patients with acute heart failure: the URGENT-dyspnoea study
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, INSERM U942, University Paris Diderot, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 31:832-41. 2010
    ..URGENT Dyspnoea was designed to determine changes in dyspnoea in response to initial, standard therapy in patients presenting with AHF using a standardized approach...
  36. doi request reprint The use of natriuretic peptides in the intensive care unit
    Romain Pirracchio
    University Paris 7 Diderot, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:536-42. 2008
    ..Based on the observation that heart failure is common albeit difficult to diagnose in the ICU, several studies have begun to evaluate the potential use of B-type natriuretic peptides in various ICU settings...
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile, contemporary management and one-year mortality in patients with severe acute heart failure syndromes: The EFICA study
    Faiez Zannad
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Nancy, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:697-705. 2006
    ..Observational data may improve disease management and guide the design of clinical trials...
  38. doi request reprint Can bacteriological upper airway samples obtained at intensive care unit admission guide empiric antibiotherapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia?
    Romain Pirracchio
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and SAMU, Lariboisiere Hospital, University Paris 7, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 37:2559-63. 2009
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Incremental value of biomarkers to clinical variables for mortality prediction in acutely decompensated heart failure: the Multinational Observational Cohort on Acute Heart Failure (MOCA) study
    Johan Lassus
    Division of Emergency Care and Department of Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland Cardiac diseases and biomarkers, INSERM UMR 942, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Paris, France
    Int J Cardiol 168:2186-94. 2013
    ..This study aims to evaluate the incremental value of plasma biomarkers to traditional clinical variables for risk stratification of 30-day and one-year mortality in acutely decompensated heart failure (ADHF)...
  40. doi request reprint Comparison of the diagnostic and prognostic values of B-type and atrial-type natriuretic peptides in acute heart failure
    Marie France Seronde
    Department of Cardiology EA3920, University Hospital Jean Minjoz, Besancon, France UMRS 942 Inserm, 75010 Paris, France
    Int J Cardiol 168:3404-11. 2013
    ..We compared diagnostic and prognostic properties of brain natruiretic peptide (BNP), proBNP, NT-proBNP and MR-pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) in patients admitted with shortness of breath (SOB)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cardiac and renal effects of levosimendan, arginine vasopressin, and norepinephrine in lipopolysaccharide-treated rabbits
    Valerie Faivre
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Institut Fédératif de Recherche 06, Paris, France
    Anesthesiology 103:514-21. 2005
    ..The aim of the current study was to assess, invasively and noninvasively, whether levosimendan, arginine vasopressin, and norepinephrine, either alone or combined, may modify sepsis-induced myocardial dysfunction and renal hemodynamics...
  42. doi request reprint New pharmacologic therapies for acute heart failure
    Miguel Tavares
    University Paris 7 Denis Diderot, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 36:S112-20. 2008
    ..Those new therapeutic strategies aim to act at the cellular level to improve vessel and heart functions, with minimal side effects, together with improved sodium and water balance...
  43. doi request reprint Activation of the ubiquitin proteolytic pathway in human septic heart and diaphragm
    Christophe Rabuel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Lariboisiere Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:158-64. 2010
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  44. doi request reprint Within-center matching performed better when using propensity score matching to analyze multicenter survival data: empirical and Monte Carlo studies
    Etienne Gayat
    UMR S 717, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, INSERM, 75010 Paris, France
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1029-37. 2013
    ..Accordingly, the objective of the present study was to determine the optimal PS-model to account for a potential cluster effect when analysing multicenter observational data...
  45. doi request reprint Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) may not reduce short-term mortality in cardiogenic pulmonary edema: a propensity-based analysis
    Romain Pirracchio
    Department of Biostatistics, Hopital Saint Louis, Diderot, Paris, France
    J Card Fail 19:108-16. 2013
    ..However, the impact of CPAP on short-term mortality remains a matter of debate. We aimed at estimating the effect of CPAP on short-term mortality in patients treated for a CPE...
  46. ncbi request reprint Successful use of levosimendan in a patient with peripartum cardiomyopathy
    Sidney Benlolo
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Institut Fédératif de Recherche 06, Paris, France
    Anesth Analg 98:822-4, table of contents. 2004
    ..We determined that she met current diagnostic criteria for peripartum cardiomyopathy, and we successfully treated her with levosimendan, a calcium-sensitizing drug with additional vasodilation properties...
  47. doi request reprint Congestion and cardiorenal syndromes
    Alexandre Mebazaa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hopital Lariboisiere, University Paris 7, INSERM U942, Paris, France
    Contrib Nephrol 165:140-4. 2010
    ..Thus, vasodilators might be best indicated in heart failure patients with predominant signs of congestion. Their effect to reduce CVP might be very beneficial as it may improve renal blood flow...
  48. doi request reprint Factors associated with the mediastinal spread of cervical necrotizing fasciitis
    Franck Petitpas
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Lariboisiere University Hospital, and University Paris 7, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:234-8. 2012
    ..We conducted a study to determine factors associated with the occurrence of mediastinitis in patients hospitalized for cervical necrotizing fasciitis (CNF)...
  49. doi request reprint Managing beta-blockers in acute heart failure: when to start and when to stop?
    Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz
    Cumhuriyet University School of Medicine, Sivas, Turkey
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 7:110-5. 2010
    ..In this review, we provide an overview of when to stop and when to start beta-blockers in patients with acute heart failure...
  50. ncbi request reprint Lack of alteration of endogenous nitric oxide pathway during prolonged nitric oxide inhalation in intensive care unit patients
    Anne Claire Lukaszewicz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hospital Lariboisiere, University Paris 7, Paris, France
    Crit Care Med 33:1008-14. 2005
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Propensity scores in intensive care and anaesthesiology literature: a systematic review
    Etienne Gayat
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Inserm U717, University Paris 7, Paris, France
    Intensive Care Med 36:1993-2003. 2010
    ..No precedent work has focused on the specific application of PS in intensive care and anaesthesiology literature...
  52. ncbi request reprint High incidence of myocardial ischemia during postpartum hemorrhage
    Peter C J Karpati
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    Anesthesiology 100:30-6; discussion 5A. 2004
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  53. ncbi request reprint Human septic myopathy: induction of cyclooxygenase, heme oxygenase and activation of the ubiquitin proteolytic pathway
    Christophe Rabuel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale INSERM U572, Paris, France
    Anesthesiology 101:583-90. 2004
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Persistent postpartum haemorrhage after failed arterial ligation: value of pelvic embolisation
    Yann Fargeaudou
    Department of Abdominal and Interventional Imaging, Hôpital Lariboisière AP HP and Université Diderot Paris 7, Paris, France
    Eur Radiol 20:1777-85. 2010
    ..To evaluate the role and efficacy of pelvic embolisation in the treatment of persistent postpartum haemorrhage after failed arterial ligation and to identify the complications of this procedure in this specific population...
  55. doi request reprint Molecular mechanisms in evolutionary cardiology failure
    Bernard Swynghedauw
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, INSERM U942, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1188:58-67. 2010
    ..The goal for therapy is economic, not inotropic. Another major issue is myocardial fibrosis, a major determinant of diastolic function and arrhythmias. Recent changes in lifestyle have crucially modified the context in which HF occurs...
  56. doi request reprint Very early management of acute heart failure syndromes
    Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz
    Department of Cardiology, Lariboisiére Hospital INSERM U 942, Denis Diderot University, Paris, France
    Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars 39:427-32. 2011
    ..Furthermore, early and frequent reassessment is also an imperative part of management so that adjustments in the initial therapeutic plan can be achieved in a timely fashion...
  57. doi request reprint Intra-abdominal pressure measurement method via the urinary-tube: bedside validation of a biomechanical model integrating urine column height and bladder urinary volume
    Fabrice Vallee
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hopital Purpan, Universite Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, Midi Pyrenees, Toulouse, France
    Ann Surg 251:127-32. 2010
    ..This has been done by integrating urine column height (h) and bladder urinary volume (BUV) in the IAP measurement method...
  58. doi request reprint Pulmonary hypertension in critical care
    Etienne Gayat
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris Université Paris 7, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:439-48. 2011
    ..To review the contemporary management of patients with pulmonary hypertension in critical care...
  59. ncbi request reprint Histocompatibility leukocyte antigen-D related expression is specifically altered and predicts mortality in septic shock but not in other causes of shock
    Vincent Caille
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Laboratory of Hematology, Lariboisiere University Hospital, IFR 06, University Paris 7, Paris, France
    Shock 22:521-6. 2004
    ..Thus, the decrease in HLA-DR expression is specific to septic shock and is associated, in septic shock patients, with increased mortality risk...
  60. pmc Case report: greater meningeal inflammation in lumbar than in ventricular region in human bacterial meningitis
    Walid Naija
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Paris, France
    Crit Care 8:R491-4. 2004
    ..Our case also showed that the increase in intravenous antibiotics (cefepim from 8 to 12 g/day and ciprofloxacine from 1.2 to 2.4 g/day) led to an increase in concentration in plasma but not in CSF...
  61. ncbi request reprint Sternal puncture allows an early diagnosis of poststernotomy mediastinitis
    Sidney Benlolo
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Institut Fédératif de Recherches Circulation, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:611-7. 2003
    ..We investigated whether sternal puncture might facilitate and shorten the delay in the diagnosis of mediastinitis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Pharmacology of new agents for acute heart failure syndromes
    Mihai Gheorghiade
    Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:68G-73G. 2005
    ..Therefore, by using novel mechanisms of action, these agents may provide new opportunities for helping patients with AHFS...
  63. ncbi request reprint Executive summary of the guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of acute heart failure: the Task Force on Acute Heart Failure of the European Society of Cardiology
    Markku S Nieminen
    Division of Cardiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur Heart J 26:384-416. 2005
  64. doi request reprint Hemodynamic, echocardiographic, and neurohormonal effects of istaroxime, a novel intravenous inotropic and lusitropic agent: a randomized controlled trial in patients hospitalized with heart failure
    Mihai Gheorghiade
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2276-85. 2008
    ..We examined the hemodynamic, echocardiographic, and neurohormonal effects of intravenous istaroxime in patients hospitalized with heart failure (HF)...
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    John E A Blair
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Ther 15:231-40. 2008
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  66. doi request reprint Overview of emerging pharmacologic agents for acute heart failure syndromes
    Leonardo De Luca
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, European Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:201-13. 2008
    ..There is, therefore, an unmet need for new pharmacologic agents for the early management of AHFS that may improve both short- and long-term outcomes...
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    Markku S Nieminen
    Division of Cardiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland markku nieminen hus fi
    Rev Esp Cardiol 58:389-429. 2005
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    Massimo Antonelli
    Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Department of Intensive Care and Anesthesiology, Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 34:229-42. 2008
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    Markku S Nieminen
    Ital Heart J Suppl 6:218-54. 2005
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    Markku S Nieminen
    Division of Cardiology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
    Kardiol Pol 63:143-86; discussion 187-9. 2005
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    Mihai Gheorghiade
    Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:86G-9G. 2005
  72. ncbi request reprint Introduction to acute heart failure syndromes
    Mihai Gheorghiade
    Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1G-4G. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint Contemporary issues in the pharmacologic management of acute heart failure
    Tien M H Ng
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, 1985 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Crit Care Clin 22:199-219, v. 2006
    ..Clinicians should understand the rationale for use and limitations of each therapy to maximize benefit and cost-effectiveness, while minimizing the potential for adverse outcomes...
  74. ncbi request reprint The challenge of acute decompensated heart failure
    Faiez Zannad
    INSERM, Centre d Investigation Clinique CIC INSERM CHU, Hopital Jeanne d Arc, 54200, Dommartin les Toul, Nancy, France
    Heart Fail Rev 11:135-9. 2006
    ..A combined endpoint assessing survival and rehospitalisation rates is becoming increasingly popular for acute therapies. Specific trials may also need to be designed according to the time of access to the patient...
  75. ncbi request reprint Acute heart failure syndromes: clinical scenarios and pathophysiologic targets for therapy
    Leonardo De Luca
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology, European Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 12:97-104. 2007
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  76. ncbi request reprint Ejection fraction and blood pressure are important and interactive predictors of 4-week mortality in severe acute heart failure
    Chris Adamopoulos
    Clinical Investigation Center of Nancy, France
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:935-41. 2007
    ..In contrast, blood pressure is increasingly gaining ground over LVEF as predictor of mortality. Therefore, it is not clear whether both LVEF and mean arterial pressure (MAP) are independent risk factors in patients with AHFS...
  77. doi request reprint Year in review in Intensive Care Medicine, 2007. II. Haemodynamics, pneumonia, infections and sepsis, invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Massimo Antonelli
    Department of Intensive Care and Anaesthesiology, Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 34:405-22. 2008
  78. doi request reprint A proposal to standardize dyspnoea measurement in clinical trials of acute heart failure syndromes: the need for a uniform approach
    Peter S Pang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:816-24. 2008
    ..This proposed tool requires detailed validation but has face validity for the uniform assessment of dyspnoea...
  79. doi request reprint Design and rationale of the URGENT Dyspnea study: an international, multicenter, prospective study
    Peter S Pang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Ther 15:299-303. 2008
    ..URGENT Dyspnea (Ularitide Global Evaluation in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure) is a prospective multicenter study designed to address these issues...
  80. ncbi request reprint The use of B-type natriuretic peptides in the intensive care unit
    Christian Mueller
    University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Congest Heart Fail 14:43-5. 2008
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  81. ncbi request reprint ATP-dependent potassium channels as a key target for the treatment of myocardial and vascular dysfunction
    Piero Pollesello
    Orion Pharma, Cardiovascular and Critical Care, Espoo, Finland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:436-41. 2004
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