Yasser Sakr

Summary

Affiliation: Friedrich Schiller University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Anemia and blood transfusion in a surgical intensive care unit
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 103, Jena 07743, Germany
    Crit Care 14:R92. 2010
  2. ncbi Epidemiology and outcome of sepsis syndromes in Italian ICUs: a muticentre, observational cohort study in the region of Piedmont
    Y Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Minerva Anestesiol 79:993-1002. 2013
  3. doi Fluctuations in serum sodium level are associated with an increased risk of death in surgical ICU patients
    Yasser Sakr
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    Crit Care Med 41:133-42. 2013
  4. doi Being overweight or obese is associated with decreased mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective analysis of a large regional Italian multicenter cohort
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Erlanger Allee 103, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Crit Care 27:714-21. 2012
  5. doi Is the SAPS II score valid in surgical intensive care unit patients?
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:231-7. 2012
  6. doi Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II in a surgical intensive care unit
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    J Crit Care 27:232-41. 2012
  7. pmc Insulin-treated diabetes is not associated with increased mortality in critically ill patients
    Jean Louis Vincent
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Crit Care 14:R12. 2010
  8. pmc Characteristics and outcomes of cancer patients in European ICUs
    Fabio Silvio Taccone
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 13:R15. 2009
  9. pmc Infections of respiratory or abdominal origin in ICU patients: what are the differences?
    Elena Volakli
    Dept of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 14:R32. 2010
  10. pmc Is albumin administration in the acutely ill associated with increased mortality? Results of the SOAP study
    Jean Louis Vincent
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 9:R745-54. 2005

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Anemia and blood transfusion in a surgical intensive care unit
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 103, Jena 07743, Germany
    Crit Care 14:R92. 2010
    ..Studies in intensive care unit (ICU) patients have suggested that anemia and blood transfusions can influence outcomes, but these effects have not been widely investigated specifically in surgical ICU patients...
  2. ncbi Epidemiology and outcome of sepsis syndromes in Italian ICUs: a muticentre, observational cohort study in the region of Piedmont
    Y Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Minerva Anestesiol 79:993-1002. 2013
    ..Sepsis is an important cause of mortality and morbidity in the intensive care unit (ICU). We performed a study to describe the epidemiology of sepsis syndromes in patients admitted to ICUs of the Piedmont region...
  3. doi Fluctuations in serum sodium level are associated with an increased risk of death in surgical ICU patients
    Yasser Sakr
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    Crit Care Med 41:133-42. 2013
    ....
  4. doi Being overweight or obese is associated with decreased mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective analysis of a large regional Italian multicenter cohort
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Erlanger Allee 103, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Crit Care 27:714-21. 2012
    ..To describe the epidemiology of obesity in a large cohort of intensive care unit (ICU) patients and study its impact on outcomes...
  5. doi Is the SAPS II score valid in surgical intensive care unit patients?
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:231-7. 2012
    ....
  6. doi Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II in a surgical intensive care unit
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    J Crit Care 27:232-41. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiology of and outcome from heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II (HIT) in surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  7. pmc Insulin-treated diabetes is not associated with increased mortality in critically ill patients
    Jean Louis Vincent
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Crit Care 14:R12. 2010
    ..This was a planned substudy from the European observational Sepsis Occurrence in Acutely ill Patients (SOAP) study to investigate the possible impact of insulin-treated diabetes on morbidity and mortality in ICU patients...
  8. pmc Characteristics and outcomes of cancer patients in European ICUs
    Fabio Silvio Taccone
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 13:R15. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the characteristics of critically ill cancer patients, and to evaluate their prognosis...
  9. pmc Infections of respiratory or abdominal origin in ICU patients: what are the differences?
    Elena Volakli
    Dept of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 14:R32. 2010
    ..We used the Sepsis Occurrence in Acutely ill Patients (SOAP) database to investigate differences in the impact of respiratory tract and abdominal sites of infection on organ failure and survival...
  10. pmc Is albumin administration in the acutely ill associated with increased mortality? Results of the SOAP study
    Jean Louis Vincent
    Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Crit Care 9:R745-54. 2005
    ..Albumin administration in the critically ill has been the subject of some controversy. We investigated the use of albumin solutions in European intensive care units (ICUs) and its relationship to outcome...
  11. pmc Diagnostic value and prognostic implications of serum procalcitonin after cardiac surgery: a systematic review of the literature
    Christoph Sponholz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Erlanger Allee 103, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Crit Care 10:R145. 2006
    ....
  12. pmc A positive fluid balance is associated with a worse outcome in patients with acute renal failure
    Didier Payen
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, CHU Lariboisière, 2, rue Ambroise Pare, F 75475 Paris Cedex 10, France
    Crit Care 12:R74. 2008
    ..The aim of the present observational study was to analyze the influence of patient characteristics and fluid balance on the outcome of ARF in intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  13. doi Techniques to assess tissue oxygenation in the clinical setting
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 101, Jena 07743, Germany
    Transfus Apher Sci 43:79-94. 2010
    ..In this paper, I review current knowledge concerning assessment of the microcirculation with special emphasis on methods that could be used at the bedside...
  14. ncbi Effects of fluid resuscitation with synthetic colloids or crystalloids alone on shock reversal, fluid balance, and patient outcomes in patients with severe sepsis: a prospective sequential analysis
    Ole Bayer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    Crit Care Med 40:2543-51. 2012
    ..To assess shock reversal and required fluid volumes in patients with septic shock...
  15. doi Obesity is associated with increased morbidity but not mortality in critically ill patients
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 34:1999-2009. 2008
    ..To investigate the possible impact of obesity on morbidity and mortality in intensive care unit (ICU) patients included in the European observational sepsis occurrence in acutely ill patients (SOAP) study...
  16. doi Epidemiology of and factors associated with end-of-life decisions in a surgical intensive care unit
    Anne Meissner
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    Crit Care Med 38:1060-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of and possible factors associated with end-of-life decisions in a surgical intensive care unit...
  17. doi Perioperative fluid therapy with tetrastarch and gelatin in cardiac surgery--a prospective sequential analysis*
    Ole Bayer
    1Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany 2Center for Sepsis Control and Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany 3Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jena University Hospital, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany 4Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 5Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada 6Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, Furtwangen University, Villingen Schwenningen, Germany
    Crit Care Med 41:2532-42. 2013
    ..To determine clinical outcomes of synthetic colloids, tetrastarch, and gelatin, used before and after cardiac surgery...
  18. ncbi Antithrombin levels, morbidity, and mortality in a surgical intensive care unit
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, and Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    Anesth Analg 105:715-23. 2007
    ..We investigated the time course of AT levels in a surgical ICU and tested the hypothesis that AT levels may be associated with morbidity and increased mortality rates in a cohort of surgical ICU patients...
  19. doi Renal effects of synthetic colloids and crystalloids in patients with severe sepsis: a prospective sequential comparison
    Ole Bayer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    Crit Care Med 39:1335-42. 2011
    ..4 and gelatin are considered to be less harmful. We hypothesized that fluid therapy with only crystalloids would decrease the incidence of acute kidney injury...
  20. doi The impact of age on outcome after major surgical procedures
    Cristina Elia
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    J Crit Care 28:413-20. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of age on outcome in a large cohort of surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  21. doi Sepsis and organ system failure are major determinants of post-intensive care unit mortality
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
    J Crit Care 23:475-83. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate predictors of post-intensive care unit (ICU) in-hospital mortality with special emphasis on the impact of sepsis and organ system failure...
  22. doi The obesity paradox in surgical intensive care unit patients
    Robert Hutagalung
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Erlanger Allee 103, 07743, Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 37:1793-9. 2011
    ..To investigate the possible impact of obesity, as assessed by body mass index (BMI), on outcome in surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  23. doi Does the time of onset of severe sepsis in a surgical intensive care unit influence mortality rates: a single-center retrospective analysis
    Suzana Lobo
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, 07743 Jena, Germany
    J Crit Care 25:391-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate possible differences in characteristics and mortality rates between early- and late-onset severe sepsis in surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  24. doi Serial measurement of Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System-28 (TISS-28) in a surgical intensive care unit
    Norman Muehler
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena 07743, Germany
    J Crit Care 25:620-7. 2010
    ....
  25. doi Lipopolysaccharide binding protein in a surgical intensive care unit: a marker of sepsis?
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    Crit Care Med 36:2014-22. 2008
    ....
  26. doi Characterization of buccal microvascular response in patients with septic shock
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 27:388-94. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to characterize the buccal microvascular response in patients with septic shock using combined laser Doppler flowmetry/visual light spectroscopy measurements...
  27. pmc Readmission to a surgical intensive care unit: incidence, outcome and risk factors
    Axel Kaben
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 101, Jena, 07743, Germany
    Crit Care 12:R123. 2008
    ..We investigated the incidence of, outcome from and possible risk factors for readmission to the surgical intensive care unit (ICU) at Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Jena, Germany...
  28. doi Effects of a predominantly hydroxyethyl starch (HES)-based and a predominantly non HES-based fluid therapy on renal function in surgical ICU patients
    Franziska Schabinski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 35:1539-47. 2009
    ..To compare the effects of predominantly hydroxyethyl starch (HES 6% 130/0.4)-based with predominantly gelatin 4%-based fluid therapy on renal function in surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  29. ncbi Early- versus late-onset shock in European intensive care units
    Yasser Sakr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Shock 28:636-643. 2007
    ..6; 95% confidence interval, 1.6-4.3, P < 0.001). These observations have important implications in establishing individual prognosis as well as in the design and interpretation of clinical trials...
  30. ncbi Protein C concentrations correlate with organ dysfunction and predict outcome independent of the presence of sepsis
    Frank Brunkhorst
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Anesthesiology 107:15-23. 2007
    ..The authors investigated the time courses of protein C concentrations and their relation to the presence of sepsis, organ dysfunction/failure, and outcome...
  31. pmc Diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia: a systematic review of the literature
    Alvaro Rea-Neto
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Crit Care 12:R56. 2008
    ....
  32. doi Moderate-dose vasopressin therapy may impair gastric mucosal perfusion in severe sepsis: a pilot study
    Stefan Klinzing
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    Anesthesiology 114:1396-402. 2011
    ..The effects of moderate-dose vasopressin on gastric mucosal perfusion and its relation to global and hepatosplanchnic hemodynamic and oxygen transport variables were investigated in patients with severe sepsis...
  33. ncbi Early identification of sepsis
    Mateus Demarchi Gonsalves
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Friedrich Schiller University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 101, 07743, Jena, Germany
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 12:329-35. 2010
    ..The detection of pathogen-related antigens is another approach that is useful in the diagnosis of fungal infections, targeting fungal cell wall components such as galactomannan and (1→3)-β-D-glucan...