S G Sakka

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Affiliation: Friedrich Schiller University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing liver function
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:207-14. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of extravascular lung water in critically ill patients
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Bachstrasse 18, D 07740 Jena, Germany
    Chest 122:2080-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint [Ischemia brain infarct and rupture of an infrarenal anortic aneurysm]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Germany
    Anaesthesist 52:801-4. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint [Seizure as a possible symptom of septic encephalopathy following transrectal prostate needle biopsy]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat, Jena
    Anaesthesist 52:707-10. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint [Acute respiratory failure and mediastinal mass syndrome]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat, Jena
    Anaesthesist 53:249-52. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint High cardiac output by a continuous cardiac output pulmonary artery catheter
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Federal Republic of Germany
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 16:780-1. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint [Paraparesis of the lower extremities after acute aortic dissection and a thoracic meningioma]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1622-4. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of the indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate in critically ill patients
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Chest 122:1715-20. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cardiac output and circulatory blood volumes by transpulmonary thermo-dye dilution and transcutaneous indocyanine green measurement in critically ill patients
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Chest 121:559-65. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Relation between indocyanine green (ICG) plasma disappearance rate and ICG blood clearance in critically ill patients
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, 07740, Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 32:766-9. 2006

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing liver function
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:207-14. 2007
    ..This is a review on the techniques for assessing liver function in critically ill patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of extravascular lung water in critically ill patients
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Bachstrasse 18, D 07740 Jena, Germany
    Chest 122:2080-6. 2002
    ..In this study, we analyzed the prognostic value of EVLW in critically ill patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Ischemia brain infarct and rupture of an infrarenal anortic aneurysm]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Germany
    Anaesthesist 52:801-4. 2003
    ..Even focal neurological deficits, especially when combined with hypotension, may have systemic causes such as anemia and volume depletion, as in this patient with at first hand unnoticed bleeding...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Seizure as a possible symptom of septic encephalopathy following transrectal prostate needle biopsy]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat, Jena
    Anaesthesist 52:707-10. 2003
    ..In conclusion, a seizure may be a possible symptom of septic encephalopathy which by definition is a diagnosis by exclusion. In general, transrectal prostate needle biopsy may be considered as a rare cause of sepsis and septic shock...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Acute respiratory failure and mediastinal mass syndrome]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat, Jena
    Anaesthesist 53:249-52. 2004
    ..About 24 h later she was transferred to the normal surgical ward. A mediastinal tumor with airway and central venous obstruction may be a rare cause of acute respiratory and circulatory failure...
  6. ncbi request reprint High cardiac output by a continuous cardiac output pulmonary artery catheter
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Federal Republic of Germany
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 16:780-1. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint [Paraparesis of the lower extremities after acute aortic dissection and a thoracic meningioma]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1622-4. 2004
    ..A 70-year-old woman with acute chest pain was admitted to a hospital in stable cardiovascular conditions. The patient had no history of cardio-circulatory disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of the indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate in critically ill patients
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Chest 122:1715-20. 2002
    ..In this study, we analyzed the prognostic value of the ICG-PDR in critically ill patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of cardiac output and circulatory blood volumes by transpulmonary thermo-dye dilution and transcutaneous indocyanine green measurement in critically ill patients
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Chest 121:559-65. 2002
    ..We prospectively studied the agreement between transpulmonary aortic fiberoptic-based and pulse dye densitometry (PDD) measurements of cardiac output and circulatory blood volumes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Relation between indocyanine green (ICG) plasma disappearance rate and ICG blood clearance in critically ill patients
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, 07740, Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 32:766-9. 2006
    ..In this study, we analyzed the relation between ICG disappearance rate and ICG blood clearance as parameters of liver function in critically patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Late cardiac arrhythmias after blunt chest trauma
    S G Sakka
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 26:792-5. 2000
    ..Case reports of two patients who developed fatal cardiac arrhythmias several days after blunt chest trauma...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increasing cardiac output by epinephrine after cardiac surgery: effects on indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate and splanchnic microcirculation
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:351-6. 2007
    ..The effects of increasing cardiac output by epinephrine on indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate (ICG-PDR) and gastric mucosal PCO(2) (P(R)CO(2)) were studied as indicators of splanchnic microcirculation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Measurement of indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate by two different dosages
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 30:506-9. 2004
    ..5 mg/kg) and a reduced dosage (0.25 mg/kg)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increasing cardiac output by fluid loading: effects on indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate and splanchnic microcirculation
    D Hofmann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 49:1280-6. 2005
    ..We studied the effects of increasing cardiac output by fluid loading on the indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate (ICG-PDR) and gastric mucosal regional CO2 tension (PRco2) as an indicator of splanchnic microcirculation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Positive end-expiratory pressure does not affect indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate or gastric mucosal perfusion after cardiac surgery
    A Holland
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, D 07747 Jena, Germany
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 24:141-7. 2007
    ..We studied whether a PEEP of 10 mbar may negatively influence flow-dependent liver function (indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate, ICG-PDR) and splanchnic microcirculation as estimated by gastric mucosal PCO2 (PRCO2)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Variability of splanchnic blood flow in patients with sepsis
    S G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 27:1281-7. 2001
    ..1%) as well as for average values at 2-h intervals (25.6%). CONCLUSION: Stable global hemodynamics during a 4-h period in septic patients does not exclude marked changes in splanchnic blood measured by a hepatic venous catheter technique...
  17. ncbi request reprint Does the optimization of cardiac output by fluid loading increase splanchnic blood flow?
    S G Sakka
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 86:657-62. 2001
    ..2 (2.7) to 3.4 (3.1) kPa. Thus, an increase in cardiac output as a result of fluid loading is not necessarily associated with an increase in splanchnic blood flow in patients with stabilized septic shock...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate. Marker of partial hepato-splanchnic ischemia]
    O Thümer
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Jena
    Anaesthesist 56:339-44. 2007
    ..In conclusion, ICG-PDR may be regarded as a clinically attractive bedside monitoring tool for early and reliable detection of partial ischemia in the hepato-splanchnic tract...
  19. ncbi request reprint Catecholamines and splanchnic perfusion
    A Meier-Hellmann
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, D 07743, Jena
    Schweiz Med Wochenschr 130:1942-7. 2000
    ..Until the various catecholamine regimes are more fully examined, recommendations for catecholamine support in sepsis must be considered "conditional"...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Extended hemodynamic monitoring using transpulmonary thermodilution Influence of various factors on the accuracy of the estimation of intrathoracic blood volume and extravascular lung water in critically ill patients]
    D Hofmann
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat, Jena
    Anaesthesist 54:319-26. 2005
    ..Recently, experimental and clinical studies found that ITBV and EVLW can be derived reliably by single transpulmonary thermodilution (TD), however, dependency from various factors of lung function has been discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Procalcitonin as an early marker of sepsis]
    O Thuemer
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivtherapie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat, 07747 Jena
    Anaesthesist 55:650-4. 2006
    ..The patient was transferred to the normal ward on the 2nd postoperative day. This case shows that procalcitonin allows early and reliable diagnosis of sepsis in patients with undefined shock...
  22. doi request reprint Influence of systolic-pressure-variation-guided intraoperative fluid management on organ function and oxygen transport
    M Buettner
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hospital Worms, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 101:194-9. 2008
    ..We analysed the effects of SPV-guided intraoperative fluid management on organ function and perfusion when compared with routine care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Atropine test and circulatory arrest in the fossa posterior assessed by transcranial Doppler
    E Huttemann
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 26:422-5. 2000
    ..e., increase in heart rate of less than 3% after intravenous administration of 3 mg atropine) correctly predicts circulatory arrest in the fossa posterior during craniocaudal herniation in patients with primary supratentorial lesions...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Left ventricular aneurysm after myocardial contusion caused by blunt chest trauma]
    S G Sakka
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 35:412-6. 2000
    ..Finally, septic shock complicated the case and the patient died 30 days of intensive care from therapy-refractory multiple organ system failure...
  25. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic options for the treatment of impaired gut function
    A Meier-Hellmann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    J Am Soc Nephrol 12:S65-9. 2001
    ..It has been suggested that dopexamine can improve splanchnic perfusion, but because these effects remain somewhat controversial, a general recommendation for dopexamine to improve gut perfusion is not justified...
  26. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular regional wall motion abnormalities during pneumoperitoneum in children
    E Huettemann
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Bachstrasse 18, D 07740 Jena, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 90:733-6. 2003
    ..Since any increase in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) exerted by a pneumoperitoneum is transmitted to the intrathoracic cavity, similar effects on LV regional wall motion cannot be ruled out...
  27. ncbi request reprint The influence of anthracycline therapy on cardiac function during anesthesia
    Egbert Huettemann
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Anesth Analg 98:941-7, table of contents. 2004
    ..Previous treatment with AC may enhance the myocardial depressive effect of anesthetics even in patients with normal resting cardiac function...
  28. ncbi request reprint Influence of extravascular lung water on transpulmonary thermodilution-derived cardiac output measurement
    Thomas Pohl
    Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 34:533-7. 2008
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  29. ncbi request reprint The influence of venovenous renal replacement therapy on measurements by the transpulmonary thermodilution technique
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Witten Herdecke Medical Center Cologne Merheim, Germany
    Anesth Analg 105:1079-82, table of contents. 2007
    ..Therefore, we analyzed the influence of venovenous RRT on measurement of cardiac index (CI), intrathoracic blood volume index (ITBVI), and extravascular lung water index (EVLWI)...
  30. pmc Clinical review: influence of vasoactive and other therapies on intestinal and hepatic circulations in patients with septic shock
    Pierre Asfar
    Département de Réanimation Médicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Angers, France
    Crit Care 8:170-9. 2004
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate as an indicator of hepato-splanchnic ischemia during abdominal compartment syndrome
    Samir G Sakka
    Anesth Analg 104:1003-4. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Influence of an acute increase in systemic vascular resistance on transpulmonary thermodilution-derived parameters in critically ill patients
    Jan Kozieras
    Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 33:1619-23. 2007
    ..In this study, we analyzed the robustness of this technique during an acute increase in systemic vascular resistance (SVR)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of serum myoglobin in patients after cardiac surgery
    Denis Hofmann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    J Anesth 21:304-10. 2007
    ..In this study, we analyzed the prognostic value of serum myoglobin in comparison to other parameters of muscle damage and renal function in patients after cardiac surgery...
  34. ncbi request reprint Continuous monitoring of ScvO(2) by a new fibre-optic technology compared with blood gas oximetry in critically ill patients: a multicentre study
    Zsolt Molnar
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Therapy, University of Pecs, 13 Ifjusag St, 7624, Pecs, Hungary
    Intensive Care Med 33:1767-70. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the accuracy of the CeVOX monitor measuring continuous central venous saturation (ScvO(2)) with laboratory blood gas oximetry under clinical circumstances...
  35. ncbi request reprint Uncertain usefulness of procalcitonin as reliable marker of sepsis?
    Mario Achim Klinkhammer
    Anesth Analg 106:675-6. 2008
  36. pmc Population pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of continuous versus short-term infusion of imipenem-cilastatin in critically ill patients in a randomized, controlled trial
    Samir G Sakka
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:3304-10. 2007
    ..Larger clinical trials are warranted for evaluation of continuous infusions at a reduced dose of imipenem for critically ill patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Indocyanine green plasma disappearance rate during relief of increased abdominal pressure
    Samir G Sakka
    Intensive Care Med 32:2090-1. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Preserved CO(2) reactivity and increase in middle cerebral arterial blood flow velocity during laparoscopic surgery in children
    Egbert Huettemann
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Neurology, and Pediatric Surgery, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    Anesth Analg 94:255-8, table of contents. 2002
    ..0% +/- 1.9%/mm Hg) during PP. We conclude that the induction of PP leads to an increase in middle cerebral artery blood flow velocity in young children independent from hypercapnia, whereas CO(2) reactivity remains normal...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effects of propofol vs methohexital on neutrophil function and immune status in critically ill patients
    Egbert Huettemann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University, Erlanger Allee 101, D 07747 Jena, Germany
    J Anesth 20:86-91. 2006
    ..However, whether anesthetic drugs might contribute to immunosuppressive effects remains unclear...
  40. ncbi request reprint A persistent left superior vena cava: erroneous measurement of cardiac output
    Wolfram Schummer
    Anesth Analg 103:1340-1. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Mechanical complications and malpositions of central venous cannulations by experienced operators. A prospective study of 1794 catheterizations in critically ill patients
    Wolfram Schummer
    Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Clinic for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Erlanger Allee 101, 07747 Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 33:1055-9. 2007
    ..Incidence of primary mechanical complications and malpositions associated with landmark-guided central venous access procedures (CVAP) performed by experienced operators...