Mette M Berger

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Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Copper, selenium, zinc, and thiamine balances during continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration in critically ill patients
    Mette M Berger
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Burns Centre, University Hospital, BH 08 660, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:410-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Exudative mineral losses after serious burns: a clue to the alterations of magnesium and phosphate metabolism
    M M Berger
    Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1473-81. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint [Malnutrition and intensive care: discussion on a difficult case]
    Mette M Berger
    Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux et Centre des Brûlés, CHUV Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:383-6. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Can oxidative damage be treated nutritionally?
    Mette M Berger
    Surgical ICU, Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux et Centre des Brûlés, CHUV BH08 660, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 24:172-83. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of a computerized information system on quality of nutritional support in the ICU
    Mette M Berger
    Surgical ICU and Burns Center, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutrition 22:221-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Serum paracetamol concentration: an alternative to X-rays to determine feeding tube location in the critically ill
    Mette M Berger
    Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux, Lausanne, Switzerland
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 27:151-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and nutritional support in acute cardiac failure
    Mette M Berger
    Intensive Care Unit and Burns Centre, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 6:195-201. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Enteral nutrition in critically ill patients with severe hemodynamic failure after cardiopulmonary bypass
    Mette M Berger
    Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux et Centre des Brûlés, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV BH 08 660, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 24:124-32. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Progression rate of self-propelled feeding tubes in critically ill patients
    Mette M Berger
    Soins Intensifs de Chirurgie et Centre des Brûlés, CHUV BH08 660, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 28:1768-74. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Trace element supplementation modulates pulmonary infection rates after major burns: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    M M Berger
    Surgical ICU and Burns Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:365-71. 1998

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  1. ncbi request reprint Copper, selenium, zinc, and thiamine balances during continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration in critically ill patients
    Mette M Berger
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Burns Centre, University Hospital, BH 08 660, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:410-6. 2004
    ..Acute renal failure is a serious complication in critically ill patients and frequently requires renal replacement therapy, which alters trace element and vitamin metabolism...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exudative mineral losses after serious burns: a clue to the alterations of magnesium and phosphate metabolism
    M M Berger
    Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 65:1473-81. 1997
    ..Mean daily losses of both magnesium and phosphate were more than the recommended dietary allowances. Exudative losses combined with urinary losses largely explained the increased mineral requirements after burn injury...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Malnutrition and intensive care: discussion on a difficult case]
    Mette M Berger
    Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux et Centre des Brûlés, CHUV Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:383-6. 2003
    ..The case illustrates the importance of monitoring daily and cumulated energy balance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Can oxidative damage be treated nutritionally?
    Mette M Berger
    Surgical ICU, Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux et Centre des Brûlés, CHUV BH08 660, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 24:172-83. 2005
    ..The beneficial effects have been attributed to the reduction of oxidative damage caused by the normal or excessive free radical production. The papers aims at collecting evidence of successful supplementation strategies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of a computerized information system on quality of nutritional support in the ICU
    Mette M Berger
    Surgical ICU and Burns Center, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutrition 22:221-9. 2006
    ..We investigated the effect of computerized information systems (CISs) on quality of nutritional support by comparing two ICUs with or without CIS and burned patients before and after CIS implementation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serum paracetamol concentration: an alternative to X-rays to determine feeding tube location in the critically ill
    Mette M Berger
    Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux, Lausanne, Switzerland
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 27:151-5. 2003
    ..Previous studies suggest that paracetamol absorption is very fast after jejunal administration. The aim was to determine whether paracetamol serum concentration measured by immunoassay can determine the tip position of the feeding tube...
  7. ncbi request reprint Metabolic and nutritional support in acute cardiac failure
    Mette M Berger
    Intensive Care Unit and Burns Centre, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 6:195-201. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Enteral nutrition in critically ill patients with severe hemodynamic failure after cardiopulmonary bypass
    Mette M Berger
    Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux et Centre des Brûlés, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV BH 08 660, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 24:124-32. 2005
    ..The study was designed to investigate and quantify nutritional support, and particularly enteral nutrition (EN), in critically ill patients with severe hemodynamic failure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Progression rate of self-propelled feeding tubes in critically ill patients
    Mette M Berger
    Soins Intensifs de Chirurgie et Centre des Brûlés, CHUV BH08 660, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 28:1768-74. 2002
    ..Recently, a feeding tube has been introduced that migrates spontaneously into the jejunum in surgical patients. The study aimed at assessing the rate of migration of this tube in critically ill patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trace element supplementation modulates pulmonary infection rates after major burns: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    M M Berger
    Surgical ICU and Burns Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:365-71. 1998
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of selenium supplements on the post-traumatic alterations of the thyroid axis: a placebo-controlled trial
    M M Berger
    Soins intensifs de chirurgie, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 27:91-100. 2001
    ..To investigate whether early selenium (Se) supplementation can modify the post-traumatic alterations of thyroid hormone metabolism, since the first week after trauma is characterised by low plasma Se and negative Se balances...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of a bicarbonated saline solution on early resuscitation after major burns
    M M Berger
    Soins intensifs de chirurgie, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 26:1382-5. 2000
    ..The study aimed at assessing the impact of the introduction of a bicarbonated saline solution on total fluid load, weight gain and acid base status during acute burn resuscitation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intestinal absorption in patients after cardiac surgery
    M M Berger
    Anesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 28:2217-23. 2000
    ..We designed this study to assess intestinal absorption in patients with adequate or altered hemodynamic status after cardiac surgery and to test clinical tolerance to early enteral nutrition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Trace element supplementation after major burns modulates antioxidant status and clinical course by way of increased tissue trace element concentrations
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1293-300. 2007
    ..After major burns, patients can develop nutritional deficiencies including trace element (TE) deficiencies. Various complications, such as infections and delayed wound healing, influence the clinical course of such patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trace element supplementation after major burns increases burned skin trace element concentrations and modulates local protein metabolism but not whole-body substrate metabolism
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1301-6. 2007
    ..After major burns, patients exhibit an intense catabolism, and the wounds require surgery and grafting for closure. Complications, such as weight loss and delayed wound healing, are worsened by trace element (TE) deficiencies...
  16. doi request reprint Metabolic and physiologic effects of an endotoxin challenge in healthy obese subjects
    Marcel Rohrer
    Service of Adult Intensive Care Medicine, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 31:371-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to test the physiologic response of healthy obese subjects to a standardized intravenous LPS challenge...
  17. doi request reprint Monitoring the clinical introduction of a glutamine and antioxidant solution in critically ill trauma and burn patients
    Ludivine Soguel
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutrition 24:1123-32. 2008
    ..This study investigated the impact on organ function and clinical outcome of an enteral solution enriched with glutamine and antioxidant micronutrients in patients with trauma and with burns...
  18. ncbi request reprint Negative impact of hypocaloric feeding and energy balance on clinical outcome in ICU patients
    Stéphane Villet
    Anesthésiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 24:502-9. 2005
    ..Critically ill patients with complicated evolution are frequently hypermetabolic, catabolic, and at risk of underfeeding. The study aimed at assessing the relationship between energy balance and outcome in critically ill patients...
  19. pmc Reduction of nosocomial pneumonia after major burns by trace element supplementation: aggregation of two randomised trials
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burn Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care 10:R153. 2006
    ..Burned patients suffer trace element deficiencies and depressed antioxidant and immune defences. This study aimed at determining the effect of trace element supplementation on nosocomial or intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired pneumonia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Update on clinical micronutrient supplementation studies in the critically ill
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Adult Critical Care Medicine and Burns Center, CHUV, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 9:711-6. 2006
    ..Selenium is emerging as a particularly important micronutrient. This paper reviews the evidence from trials in the critically ill, putting mechanisms, methods and shortcomings into perspective...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of a pain protocol including hypnosis in major burns
    Mette M Berger
    Service of Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Burns 36:639-46. 2010
    ..Pain is a major issue after burns even when large doses of opioids are prescribed. The study focused on the impact of a pain protocol using hypnosis on pain intensity, anxiety, clinical course, and costs...
  22. doi request reprint Three short perioperative infusions of n-3 PUFAs reduce systemic inflammation induced by cardiopulmonary bypass surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Mette M Berger
    Services of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:246-54. 2013
    ..Fish oil (FO) has antiinflammatory effects, which might reduce systemic inflammation induced by a cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)...
  23. pmc Influence of early antioxidant supplements on clinical evolution and organ function in critically ill cardiac surgery, major trauma, and subarachnoid hemorrhage patients
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care 12:R101. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of early AOX micronutrients on clinical outcome in intensive care unit (ICU) patients with conditions characterized by oxidative stress...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intravenous fish oil blunts the physiological response to endotoxin in healthy subjects
    Thomas Thi Pluess
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, CHUV, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 33:789-97. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of intravenous fish oil fat emulsion on the metabolic alterations induced by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) challenge in healthy volunteers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Labeled acetate to assess intestinal absorption in critically ill patients
    René L Chioléro
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit Department of Surgery, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 31:853-7. 2003
    ..To compare the absorption of carbon-13(13C) acetate-enriched nutrients with D-xylose absorption...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lactate and glucose metabolism in severe sepsis and cardiogenic shock
    Jean Pierre Revelly
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 33:2235-40. 2005
    ..To evaluate the relative importance of increased lactate production as opposed to decreased utilization in hyperlactatemic patients, as well as their relation to glucose metabolism...
  27. doi request reprint Blunting the response to endotoxin in healthy subjects: effects of various doses of intravenous fish oil
    Yann K Pittet
    Service of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 36:289-95. 2010
    ..To test the dose response effect of infused fish oil (FO) rich in n-3 PUFAs on the inflammatory response to endotoxin (LPS) and on membrane incorporation of fatty acids in healthy subjects...
  28. doi request reprint Vitamin C requirements in parenteral nutrition
    Mette M Berger
    Service of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Gastroenterology 137:S70-8. 2009
    ..Future research should distinguish therapeutic use of high-dose ascorbic acid antioxidant therapy from nutritional PN requirements...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of bicarbonate and lactate buffer on glucose and lactate metabolism during hemodiafiltration in patients with multiple organ failure
    Marc Daniel Bollmann
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital CHUV, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 30:1103-10. 2004
    ..To compare the effects of sodium bicarbonate and lactate for continuous veno-venous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF) in critically ill patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant micronutrients in major trauma and burns: evidence and practice
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Center, CHUV BH08 660, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutr Clin Pract 21:438-49. 2006
    ..The IV route seems the only way to deliver the doses required to obtain a clinical effect...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of fish oil on the neuro-endocrine responses to an endotoxin challenge in healthy volunteers
    Burkhard Michaeli
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 26:70-7. 2007
    ..Endotoxin (LPS) has been shown to mimic several aspects of sepsis. The study aimed at testing the effects of oral FO supplements in healthy subjects submitted to intravenous LPS on systemic and endocrine response...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Pre- and intra-hospital over-resuscitation in burns: frequent and deleterious]
    Mette M Berger
    Service de médecine intensive adulte et Centre des brûlés, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:2410, 2412-5. 2010
    ..The paper analyses the causes of this fluid creep, and the ways to prevent it, which includes rationing prehospital fluid delivery, avoiding early colloids and permissive hypovolemia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hypocaloric feeding: pros and cons
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Crit Care 13:180-6. 2007
    ..We aim to define hypocaloric feeding based on indirect calorimetric data and to discuss patient-relevant clinical outcomes resulting from hypocaloric feeding...
  34. ncbi request reprint Nutritional support of obese critically ill patients
    René L Chioléro
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Clin Perform Programme 8:187-200; discussion 200-5. 2003
  35. doi request reprint Enteral nutrition and cardiovascular failure: from myths to clinical practice
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 33:702-9. 2009
    ..Energy delivery and balance should be monitored, and combined feeding considered when enteral feeds cannot be advanced to target within 4-6 days...
  36. ncbi request reprint Key vitamins and trace elements in the critically ill
    Mette M Berger
    Surgical ICU and Burns Centre, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Clin Perform Programme 8:99-111; discussion 111-7. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status and food intake in nine patients with chronic low-limb ulcers and pressure ulcers: importance of oral supplements
    Wassim Raffoul
    Chirurgie Plastique et Reconstructive, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutrition 22:82-8. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant supplementation in sepsis and systemic inflammatory response syndrome
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 35:S584-90. 2007
    ....
  39. pmc Prospective monitoring of cefepime in intensive care unit adult patients
    Thomas M Chapuis
    Department of Ambulatory Medicine and Community Healthcare, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care 14:R51. 2010
    ..We examined these issues in a prospective non-interventional study of 21 consecutive intensive care unit (ICU) adult patients treated with cefepime for nosocomial pneumonia...
  40. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the initial distribution volume of glucose to assess plasma volume during a fluid challenge
    Laurence van Tulder
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Room 08 652, Lausanne University Hospital, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 101:1089-93, table of contents. 2005
    ..15 +/- 0.08. IDVG seems inadequate to assess individual response to fluid therapy. This limitation may be related to the weak reproducibility of IDVG...
  41. doi request reprint The role of energy and nutritional support in the intensive care unit
    Mette M Berger
    Department of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, Adult Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab 4:378-9. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint Trace element requirements in critically ill burned patients
    Mette M Berger
    Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, CHUV, BH 08 660, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 21:44-8. 2007
    ..The intravenous route appears the only way to deliver the doses required to achieve antioxidant and clinical effects. Further research is required to determine the optimal combination and doses for different severities of injury...
  43. doi request reprint Hypercalcaemia and acute renal failure after major burns: An under-diagnosed condition
    Barbara Kohut
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Burns Centre, University Hospital CHUV, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Burns 36:360-6. 2010
    ..Having observed the early onset of hypercalcaemia, the study aimed to determine the frequency and timing of this condition in a European patient cohort...
  44. ncbi request reprint Importation of Acinetobacter baumannii into a burn unit: a recurrent outbreak of infection associated with widespread environmental contamination
    Giorgio Zanetti
    Service of Hospital Preventive Medicine, the Service of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:723-5. 2007
    ..Environmental swab samples obtained at this time were inoculated into a minimal mineral broth, and culture results showed widespread contamination. No case of infection occurred after closure of the unit for disinfection...
  45. ncbi request reprint Improving nutritional support in critically Ill septic patients: glutamine alone or in combination?
    René L Chioléro
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nutrition 18:723-4. 2002
  46. doi request reprint Energy deficit and length of hospital stay can be reduced by a two-step quality improvement of nutrition therapy: the intensive care unit dietitian can make the difference
    Ludivine Soguel
    University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland HES SO, School of Health Professions Geneva, Nutrition and Dietetics Department, Geneva, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 40:412-9. 2012
    ..Insufficient nutritional support still remains a widespread problem despite guidelines. The aim of this study was to measure the clinical impact of a two-step interdisciplinary quality nutrition program...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Thoracic surgery and underfeeding scientific evidences, diagnosis and treatment]
    Barbara Kohut
    Service des soins intensifs chirurgicaux, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2940-4. 2005
    ..Therefore preoperative diagnosis of underfeeding is of utmost importance. In case of emergency surgery, the nutritional assessment on admission enables the introduction of early postoperative artificial feeding...
  48. doi request reprint Acute endotoxemia inhibits microvascular nitric oxide-dependent vasodilation in humans
    Rolf P Engelberger
    Division of Clinical Pathophysiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, and University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Shock 35:28-34. 2011
    ..Microvascular NO deficiency might be responsible for the heterogeneity of tissue perfusion observed in sepsis and could be a therapeutic target...
  49. ncbi request reprint Early metabolic and splanchnic responses to enteral nutrition in postoperative cardiac surgery patients with circulatory compromise
    J P Revelly
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital CHUV, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 27:540-7. 2001
    ..To assess the hemodynamic and metabolic adaptations to enteral nutrition (EN) in patients with hemodynamic compromise...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Implementing a feeding protocol in an adult ICU (NUTSIA): success and pitfalls]
    Corinne Longchamp
    Service de médecine intensive adulte et Centre des brûlés, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2844-8. 2007
    ..Potential difficulties and successes are reported. In a complex setting such as the ICU, presence of a dedicated dietician is required for daily application of a feeding protocol...
  51. doi request reprint Bioinformatics assistance of metabolic and nutrition management in the ICU
    Mette M Berger
    Service de médecine intensive adulte et Centre des brûlés, University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 46, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 14:202-8. 2011
    ..To review the domains in which computerized information systems have proven beneficial in facilitating the metabolic and nutritional management..
  52. pmc Autologous keratinocyte suspension in platelet concentrate accelerates and enhances wound healing - a prospective randomized clinical trial on skin graft donor sites: platelet concentrate and keratinocytes on donor sites
    Samia Guerid
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Rue du Bugnon 46, Lausanne 1011, Switzerland
    Fibrogenesis Tissue Repair 6:8. 2013
    ..Wound healing was assessed by the duration and quality of the healing process. Pain intensity was evaluated at day five...
  53. doi request reprint Standardizing the diagnosis of inhalation injury using a descriptive score based on mucosal injury criteria
    Christos Ikonomidis
    Service of Head and Neck Surgery ENT, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Burns 38:513-9. 2012
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Mass casualty incidents with multiple burn victims: rationale for a Swiss burn plan
    Mathieu Potin
    Public Health Service, State of Vaud, Lausanne, Switzerland Emergency Service, University Hospital Center CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Burns 36:741-50. 2010
    ..This paper presents an analysis of the published reports with the aim of proposing a rational model for burn rescue and hospital referral for Switzerland...
  55. ncbi request reprint Fractional hepatic de novo lipogenesis in healthy subjects during near-continuous oral nutrition and bed rest: a comparison with published data in artificially fed, critically ill patients
    K Minehira
    Institute of Physiology, University of Lausanne, School of Medicine, Switzerland
    Clin Nutr 21:345-50. 2002
    ..3%) (range 5.3-15.8%) was markedly higher than in healthy subjects (P<0.001). These data from healthy subjects indicate that fractional hepatic de novo lipogenesis is increased in critically ill patients...
  56. doi request reprint Blood glucose level on postoperative day 1 is predictive of adverse outcomes after cardiovascular surgery
    A Frioud
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Diabetes Metab 36:36-42. 2010
    ..For this reason, we aimed to evaluate the postoperative management of glucose control in patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery, and to assess the impact of glucose levels on in-hospital mortality and morbidity...
  57. pmc Feed the ICU patient 'gastric' first, and go post-pyloric only in case of failure
    Mette M Berger
    Service of Adult Intensive Care and Burns Centre, University Hospital CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Crit Care 14:123. 2010
    ..But the authors' conclusion that gastric is equivalent to post-pyloric is true in only the least severe patients. Given the extra workload and costs, post-pyloric is now clearly indicated in case of gastric feeding failure...
  58. ncbi request reprint Major reduction in plasma Lp(a) levels during sepsis and burns
    V Mooser
    Department of Medicine, CHUV University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 20:1137-42. 2000
    ..Nongenetic factors have a major, acute, and unexpected impact on Lp(a) metabolism in burns and sepsis. Identification of these factors may provide new tools to lower elevated plasma Lp(a) levels...
  59. ncbi request reprint Fish oil after abdominal aorta aneurysm surgery
    M M Berger
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1116-22. 2008
    ..We aimed at evaluating the clinical impact and safety aspects of a FO containing parenteral nutrition (PN) after AAA surgery...
  60. ncbi request reprint Nutritional support during renal replacement therapy
    R Chiolero
    Department of Adult Intensive Care Medicine, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Contrib Nephrol 156:267-74. 2007
    ..Malnutrition is common in critically ill patients with acute renal failure. The aim of this review is to describe the basis for nutritional support during renal replacement therapy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Timing of nutritional support
    R L Chiolero
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Department of Surgery, University Hospital CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Clin Perform Programme 7:151-64; discussion 164-8. 2002
  62. pmc Is there really a survival benefit of SDD in burns?
    Philippe Eggimann
    Ann Surg 244:325-6; author reply 326-7. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant nutrients: a systematic review of trace elements and vitamins in the critically ill patient
    Daren K Heyland
    Department of Medicine, Queen s University, Kingston, Ont, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 31:327-37. 2005
    ..We investigated whether supplementing critically ill patients with antioxidants, trace elements, and vitamins improves their survival...
  64. ncbi request reprint Markers of oxidative stress in ICU clinical settings: present and future
    Tilman Grune
    Institute for Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 10:712-7. 2007
    ..The paper reviews methods used to determine oxidative stress in clinical situations using routine validated methods or those used by research laboratories...
  65. ncbi request reprint Selenium in intensive care: probably not a magic bullet but an important adjuvant therapy
    Mette M Berger
    Crit Care Med 35:306-7. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint 'Practical guidelines for nutritional management of burn injury and recovery'--a guideline based on expert opinion but not including RCTs
    Mette M Berger
    Burns 34:141-3. 2008