Peter E Spronk

Summary

Affiliation: Gelre Hospitals
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical review: use of venous oxygen saturations as a goal - a yet unfinished puzzle
    Paul van Beest
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 15:232. 2011
  2. pmc Cumulative lactate and hospital mortality in ICU patients
    Paul A van Beest
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Ann Intensive Care 3:6. 2013
  3. pmc Mild hypoglycemia is strongly associated with increased intensive care unit length of stay
    James Krinsley
    Division of Critical Care, Stamford Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Stamford, CT, USA
    Ann Intensive Care 1:49. 2011
  4. pmc Decisional responsibility for mechanical ventilation and weaning: an international survey
    Louise Rose
    Lawrence S, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 155 College St, Toronto, M5T 1P8, Canada
    Crit Care 15:R295. 2011
  5. pmc Mild hypoglycemia is independently associated with increased mortality in the critically ill
    James S Krinsley
    Division of Critical Care, Stamford Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 190 West Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06902, USA
    Crit Care 15:R173. 2011
  6. pmc No agreement of mixed venous and central venous saturation in sepsis, independent of sepsis origin
    Paul A van Beest
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 14:R219. 2010
  7. pmc Tight glycaemic control: intelligent technology or a nurse-wise strategy?
    Mart J de Graaff
    Crit Care 11:421. 2007
  8. pmc Off hour admission to an intensivist-led ICU is not associated with increased mortality
    Iwan A Meynaar
    ICU, Reinier de Graaf Groep, Reinier de Graafweg 3 11, 2625 AD Delft, Netherlands
    Crit Care 13:R84. 2009
  9. pmc The incidence of low venous oxygen saturation on admission to the intensive care unit: a multi-center observational study in The Netherlands
    Paul A van Beest
    Medical Center Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 12:R33. 2008
  10. pmc Quantifying bedside-derived imaging of microcirculatory abnormalities in septic patients: a prospective validation study
    E Christiaan Boerma
    Department of Physiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 9:R601-6. 2005

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  1. pmc Clinical review: use of venous oxygen saturations as a goal - a yet unfinished puzzle
    Paul van Beest
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 15:232. 2011
    ..In clinical practice, venous oxygen saturations should always be used in combination with vital signs and other relevant endpoints...
  2. pmc Cumulative lactate and hospital mortality in ICU patients
    Paul A van Beest
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30001, Groningen 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Ann Intensive Care 3:6. 2013
    ..Both hyperlactatemia and persistence of hyperlactatemia have been associated with bad outcome. We compared lactate and lactate-derived variables in outcome prediction...
  3. pmc Mild hypoglycemia is strongly associated with increased intensive care unit length of stay
    James Krinsley
    Division of Critical Care, Stamford Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Stamford, CT, USA
    Ann Intensive Care 1:49. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Decisional responsibility for mechanical ventilation and weaning: an international survey
    Louise Rose
    Lawrence S, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 155 College St, Toronto, M5T 1P8, Canada
    Crit Care 15:R295. 2011
    ..Our objective was to describe the professional group with responsibility for key ventilation and weaning decisions and to examine organizational characteristics associated with nurse involvement...
  5. pmc Mild hypoglycemia is independently associated with increased mortality in the critically ill
    James S Krinsley
    Division of Critical Care, Stamford Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 190 West Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06902, USA
    Crit Care 15:R173. 2011
    ..The association of milder hypoglycemia (BG < 70 mg/dL) with mortality is less clear...
  6. pmc No agreement of mixed venous and central venous saturation in sepsis, independent of sepsis origin
    Paul A van Beest
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, 9700 RB, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 14:R219. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that ScvO(2) does not reliably predict SvO(2) in sepsis. Additionally we looked at the influence of the source (splanchnic or non-splanchnic) of sepsis on this relationship...
  7. pmc Tight glycaemic control: intelligent technology or a nurse-wise strategy?
    Mart J de Graaff
    Crit Care 11:421. 2007
  8. pmc Off hour admission to an intensivist-led ICU is not associated with increased mortality
    Iwan A Meynaar
    ICU, Reinier de Graaf Groep, Reinier de Graafweg 3 11, 2625 AD Delft, Netherlands
    Crit Care 13:R84. 2009
    ..Caring for the critically ill is a 24-hour-a-day responsibility, but not all resources and staff are available during off hours. We evaluated whether intensive care unit (ICU) admission during off hours affects hospital mortality...
  9. pmc The incidence of low venous oxygen saturation on admission to the intensive care unit: a multi-center observational study in The Netherlands
    Paul A van Beest
    Medical Center Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 12:R33. 2008
    ..Early goal directed therapy (EGDT), aiming at an ScvO2 >/= 70%, has been shown to be a valuable strategy in patients with sepsis or septic shock and is incorporated in the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines...
  10. pmc Quantifying bedside-derived imaging of microcirculatory abnormalities in septic patients: a prospective validation study
    E Christiaan Boerma
    Department of Physiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 9:R601-6. 2005
    ..Essential to the process of understanding and reproducing these abnormalities is the method of quantification of flow scores...
  11. pmc Brachio-cephalic ('Gracz') fistula use for continuous hemofiltration in a hemodynamically unstable hemodialysis patient without venous vascular access: a case report
    Peter E Spronk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospitals, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    J Med Case Reports 1:39. 2007
    ..We describe a technique of using a brachio-cephalic arterio-venous fistula in a hemodialysis patient for continuous hemofiltration (HF) resulting in improved hemodynamic stability...
  12. pmc Cardiac tamponade, an unusual and fatal complication of esophagus dilatation for benign stenosis: a case report
    Wendela L Greven
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelre Hospitals, Lukas site, Post office Box 9014, 7300 DS, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Cases J 1:419. 2008
    ..We present a patient with a fatal late esophago-pericardial fistula three months after dilatation for benign oesophagus stenosis..
  13. pmc Occurrence of delirium is severely underestimated in the ICU during daily care
    Peter E Spronk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospitals, Location Lukas, Albert Schweitzerlaan 31, 7334 DZ, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 35:1276-80. 2009
    ..Therefore, the recognition of delirium is important. We investigated whether intensivists and ICU nurses could clinically identify the presence of delirium in ICU patients during daily care...
  14. doi request reprint The practice of and documentation on withholding and withdrawing life support: a retrospective study in two Dutch intensive care units
    Peter E Spronk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospitals, Location Lukas, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Anesth Analg 109:841-6. 2009
    ..We determined how often life support was withheld or withdrawn in patients who died in the intensive care unit (ICU) or early after ICU discharge and evaluated documentation on decisions regarding these changes in life support orders...
  15. ncbi request reprint Re: Regional citrate anticoagulation does not prolong filter survival during CVVH
    Peter E Spronk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospitals, Apeldoorn, and Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Crit Care 21:291-2; author reply 290-1. 2006
  16. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: sepsis is a disease of the microcirculation
    Peter E Spronk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Ziekenhuizen, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 8:462-8. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Thrombolysis in fulminant purpura: observations on changes in microcirculatory perfusion during successful treatment
    Peter E Spronk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospitals, Lukas site, Alpeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Thromb Haemost 95:576-8. 2006
  18. doi request reprint Changes of health-related quality of life in critically ill octogenarians: a follow-up study
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelre Hospital, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Chest 140:1473-83. 2011
    ..Intensivists frequently are concerned about whether octogenarians actually will benefit from ICU admission. We studied changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) 6 months following ICU discharge in those patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reliability of height and weight estimates in patients acutely admitted to intensive care units
    Rogier M Determann
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Nurse 27:48-55; quiz 56. 2007
  20. doi request reprint Experiences of critically ill patients in the ICU
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospital, Lukas, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:300-13. 2008
    ..Experiences of critically ill patients are an important aspect of the quality of care in the intensive care (ICU)...
  21. ncbi request reprint On-demand rather than daily-routine chest radiography prescription may change neither the number nor the impact of chest computed tomography and ultrasound studies in a multidisciplinary intensive care unit
    Anke Kröner
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Anesthesiology 108:40-5. 2008
    ..Elimination of daily-routine chest radiographs (CXRs) may influence chest computed tomography (CT) and ultrasound practice in critically ill patients...
  22. doi request reprint Limitations and practicalities of CAM-ICU implementation, a delirium scoring system, in a Dutch intensive care unit
    Bea Riekerk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospital, LUCAS, The Netherlands
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 25:242-9. 2009
    ..This report focusses on the obstacles and barriers encountered with respect to organisational context and prevailing opinions and attitudes when implementing the CAM-ICU in daily practice in a Dutch ICU...
  23. ncbi request reprint Management of tracheostomy: a survey of Dutch intensive care units
    Denise P Veelo
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Respir Care 53:1709-15. 2008
    ..To determine tracheostomy-management practices in Dutch intensive care units (ICUs) and post-ICU step-down facilities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Low value of routine chest radiographs in a mixed medical-surgical ICU
    Karin A Hendrikse
    Department of Radiology, Gelre Hospitals, Lukas site, Albert Schweitzerlaan 31, 7334 DZ Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Chest 132:823-8. 2007
    ....
  25. pmc Conceptual issues specifically related to health-related quality of life in critically ill patients
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelre Hospitals Location Lukas, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 13:118. 2009
    ..Furthermore, vigilance for symptoms of PTSD and early interventions to prevent PTSD are needed...
  26. doi request reprint The impact of severe sepsis on health-related quality of life: a long-term follow-up study
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelre Hospital, Location Lukas, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Anesth Analg 107:1957-64. 2008
    ..The time course of changes in HRQOL in severe sepsis survivors after discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU) and during a general ward stay have not been studied...
  27. pmc Elimination of daily routine chest radiographs in a mixed medical-surgical intensive care unit
    Marleen E Graat
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Mail stop C3 329, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 33:639-44. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of elimination of daily routine chest radiographs (CXRs) in a mixed medical-surgical intensive care unit (ICU) on utility of on demand CXRs, length of stay (LOS) in ICU, readmission rate, and mortality rate...
  28. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in critically ill patients: how to score and what is the clinical impact?
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelre Hospital Location Lukas, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Crit Care 15:425-30. 2009
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an important issue for both patients and family. The purpose of this review is to describe HRQOL scoring in critically ill patients and to discuss the clinical impact on HRQOL...
  29. pmc Implementing glucose control in intensive care: a multicenter trial using statistical process control
    Saeid Eslami
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 36:1556-65. 2010
    ..In this study we investigated GC performance over time during implementation of GC strategies within three intensive care units (ICUs) and in routine clinical practice...
  30. ncbi request reprint Perception by family members and ICU staff of the quality of dying and death in the ICU: a prospective multicenter study in The Netherlands
    Rik T Gerritsen
    Department of Intensive Care, Medical Center Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Chest 143:357-63. 2013
    ..Admission to the ICU is a major event in a patient’s life and also for family members. We tried to elucidate how family members and ICU caregivers experience the dying process of their patients...
  31. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances and sedation practices in the intensive care unit--a postal survey in the Netherlands
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Department of Intensive Care Gelre Hospitals, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 28:141-9. 2012
    ..Sleep disturbances are common in critically ill patients treated in the intensive care unit (ICU) with possible serious consequences...
  32. ncbi request reprint Elimination of daily routine chest radiographs does not change on-demand radiography practice in post-cardiothoracic surgery patients
    Onno Mets
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:139-44. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the effect of elimination of daily routine chest radiographs on chest radiographic practice in cardiothoracic surgery patients in the intensive care unit and the post-intensive care unit ward...
  33. pmc Mechanical ventilation with lower tidal volumes does not influence the prescription of opioids or sedatives
    Esther K Wolthuis
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 11:R77. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The incidence and microbial spectrum of ventilator-associated pneumonia after tracheotomy in a selective decontamination of the digestive tract-setting
    Denise P Veelo
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect 56:20-6. 2008
    ..Selective decontamination of the digestive tract (SDD) aims to prevent VAP in critically ill patients, including those after tracheotomy. We determined the incidence and microbial spectrum of VAP after tracheotomy in a SDD-setting...
  35. pmc The Academic Medical Center Linear Disability Score for evaluation of physical reserve on admission to the ICU: can we query the relatives?
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelre Hospital, Apeldoorn, Albert Schweitzerlaan 31, 7334 DZ Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 15:R212. 2011
    ..We aimed to study whether proxy scoring with the ALDS could be used to assess the patients' functional status on admission for cardiac care unit (CCU) or ICU patients and how the ALDS relates to the PCS using the Short Form 12 (SF-12)...
  36. doi request reprint Lung-protective mechanical ventilation does not protect against acute kidney injury in patients without lung injury at onset of mechanical ventilation
    Bart Cortjens
    Laboratory of Experimental Intensive Care and Anesthesiology LEICA, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Crit Care 27:261-7. 2012
    ..Preclinical and clinical studies suggest that mechanical ventilation contributes to the development of acute kidney injury (AKI), particularly in the setting of lung-injurious ventilator strategies...
  37. pmc Treatment of hypophosphatemia in the intensive care unit: a review
    Daniël A Geerse
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, Michelangelolaan 2, Eindhoven 5623 EJ, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 14:R147. 2010
    ..Currently no evidence-based guideline exists for the approach to hypophosphatemia in critically ill patients...
  38. pmc Clinical review: Strict or loose glycemic control in critically ill patients--implementing best available evidence from randomized controlled trials
    Marcus J Schultz
    Department of Intensive Care, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 14:223. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Nitroglycerin in septic shock after intravascular volume resuscitation
    Peter E Spronk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 360:1395-6. 2002
    ..The infusion of 0.5 mg of nitroglycerin intravenously then resulted in a marked increase in microvascular flow on OPS imaging. Improved recruitment of the microcirculation could be a new resuscitation endpoint in septic shock...
  40. doi request reprint Survey into bereavement of family members of patients who died in the intensive care unit
    Marjoleine A van der Klink
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelre Hospitals, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 26:215-25. 2010
    ..The death of a family member in the intensive care unit (ICU) is often sudden and unexpected and may have a strong impact on family members...
  41. pmc Systemic and urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalins are poor predictors of acute kidney injury in unselected critically ill patients
    Annick A Royakkers
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Tergooi Hospitals, location Blaricum, 1261 AN Blaricum, The Netherlands Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Res Pract 2012:712695. 2012
    ..AUC of sNGAL and uNGAL for the prediction of renal replacement therapy requirement was 0.47 (CI 0.37-0.58) and 0.26 (CI 0.03-0.50). Conclusions. In unselected critically ill patients, sNGAL and uNGAL are poor predictors of AKI or RRT...
  42. pmc The clinical value of daily routine chest radiographs in a mixed medical-surgical intensive care unit is low
    Marleen E Graat
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:R11. 2006
    ..We conducted this study to evaluate how frequently unexpected predefined major abnormalities are identified with daily routine CXRs, and how often these findings lead to a change in care for intensive care unit (ICU) patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint A change in the Dutch Directive on Medical Research Involving Human Subjects strongly increases the number of eligible intensive care patients: an observational study
    Denise P Veelo
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 32:1845-50. 2006
    ..In addition, we determined how family members experience their role as acting representative for giving informed consent, and in turn whether patients feel their representatives would do well representing them...
  44. pmc Hospital mortality is associated with ICU admission time
    Hans A J M Kuijsten
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, Location AZU, Room F06 135, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 36:1765-71. 2010
    ..However these results have been challenged by numerous other studies. We therefore analysed this possible relationship between ICU admission time and in-hospital mortality in The Netherlands...
  45. doi request reprint Routine use of the confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit: a multicenter study
    Maarten M van Eijk
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:340-4. 2011
    ..The Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU (CAM-ICU) has high sensitivity and specificity for delirium when administered by research nurses. However, test characteristics of the CAM-ICU as performed in routine practice are unclear...
  46. doi request reprint Changes in the volume status of haemodialysis patients are reflected in sublingual microvascular perfusion
    Remy H H Bemelmans
    1Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Ziekenhuizen, Lukas site, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3487-92. 2009
    ..Secondly, we evaluated microcirculatory response to autotransfusion using the Trendelenburg position (TP)...
  47. pmc Quality of life before intensive care unit admission is a predictor of survival
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospitals Location Lukas, Albert Schweitzerlaan, 7334 DZ Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 11:R78. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine whether health-related quality of life (HRQOL) before admission to the ICU can be used as a predictor of mortality...
  48. pmc Year in review 2006: Critical Care--Resource management
    Marcus J Schultz
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 11:223. 2007
    ..Finally, several aspects of scientific research in critically ill patients were investigated, focusing on the possibility of obtaining informed consent and recall of having given informed consent...
  49. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C-A useful endogenous marker of renal function in intensive care unit patients at risk for or with acute renal failure?
    Annick A N M Royakkers
    Department of Intensive Care, Tergooi Hospitals, location Blaricum, Rijksstraatweg 1, 1261 AN Blaricum, The Netherlands
    Curr Med Chem 14:2314-7. 2007
    ..Cystatin C could be an important tool both to recognize early renal dysfunction and to identify renal recovery while on CRRT in the critically ill patient, however, we are in need of more studies...
  50. pmc Accumulation of advanced glycation end (AGEs) products in intensive care patients: an observational, prospective study
    Wendela L Greven
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Gelre Hospitals, Location Lukas, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    BMC Clin Pathol 10:4. 2010
    ..Since AGEs have emerged to be stable end products, these can be a marker of oxidative stress. Skin autofluorescence (AF) is a validated marker of tissue content of AGEs. We hypothesized that AGEs accumulate acutely in ICU patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Septic thrombosis of the inferior vena cava treated with percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy
    Mark C Burgmans
    Department of Radiology, Gelre Hospitals, site Lukas, Albert Schweitzerlaan 31, 7334 DZ Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1697-702. 2006
    ..Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy was performed, resulting in removal of the infected thrombus and complete clinical recovery...
  52. ncbi request reprint Encephalopathy and MRI abnormalities in fat embolism syndrome: a case report
    Christianne J Buskens
    Department of Surgery, Gelre Ziekenhuizen, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Monit 14:CS125-9. 2008
    ..Fat embolism syndrome can be a life-threatening condition, but the latent form that occurs 24 to 72 hours after the trauma is frequently described as a self-limiting condition...
  53. ncbi request reprint Practice of strict glycemic control in critically ill patients
    Marcus J Schultz
    Department of Intensive Care, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Monit 14:RA191-7. 2008
    ..For several reasons it is wise to have strict glycemic control being a nurse-based strategy...
  54. ncbi request reprint The impact of critical illness on perceived health-related quality of life during ICU treatment, hospital stay, and after hospital discharge: a long-term follow-up study
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of ICU, PO Box 2040, Room HS320, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Chest 133:377-85. 2008
    ..We therefore studied the immediate impact of critical illness on HRQOL and its recovery over time...
  55. ncbi request reprint Relationship between sublingual and intestinal microcirculatory perfusion in patients with abdominal sepsis
    E Christiaan Boerma
    Department of Physiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 35:1055-60. 2007
    ..To evaluate the relation between sublingual and intestinal microcirculatory alterations in patients with abdominal sepsis...
  56. pmc Timing of tracheostomy in adult patients: conclusions may be premature
    Marcus J Schultz
    BMJ 331:404; author reply 404-5. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Norepinephrine compromises intestinal microvascular perfusion?
    Peter E Spronk
    Intensive Care Med 30:173-4; author reply 175. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Draining all pleural effusions in the intensive care unit?
    Peter E Spronk
    Crit Care Med 34:269; author reply 269-70. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint Need for critical appraisal of implementation of use of lower tidal volumes
    Marcus J Schultz
    Crit Care Med 33:2718; author reply 2718-9. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Overweight in ICU patients: is the body mass index reliable?
    Marcus J Schultz
    Chest 127:683-4; author reply 684. 2005
  61. ncbi request reprint Tight glycaemic control: a survey of intensive care practice in the Netherlands
    Marcus J Schultz
    Intensive Care Med 32:618-9; author reply 620-1. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Glucose levels of critically ill patients to calculate the hyperglycemic index
    Marcus J Schultz
    J Trauma 61:476-7; author reply 477. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Dobutamine to rescue the microcirculation?
    Peter E Spronk
    Crit Care Med 34:2700; author reply 2700-1. 2006
  64. pmc Intensive insulin therapy in intensive care: an example of the struggle to implement evidence-based medicine
    Marcus J Schultz
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine and the Laboratory of Experimental Intensive Care and Anesthesiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    PLoS Med 3:e456. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint Does red blood cell transfusion result in a variate microvascular response in sepsis?
    Corstiaan A den Uil
    Crit Care Med 35:2464-5; author reply 2465. 2007
  66. pmc The new Surviving Sepsis Campaign recommendations on glucose control should be reconsidered
    Marcus J Schultz
    Intensive Care Med 34:779-80; author reply 781-2. 2008
  67. doi request reprint Two cohorts of severely injured trauma patients, nearly two decades apart
    Jose G M Hofhuis
    J Trauma 65:495-6. 2008
  68. doi request reprint Monitoring of the sublingual microcirculation in cardiac surgery using two-dimensional imaging
    Corstiaan A den Uil
    Anesthesiology 109:353-4; author reply 354-5. 2008
  69. doi request reprint Impaired sublingual microvascular perfusion during surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: a pilot study
    Corstiaan A den Uil
    Erasmus MC Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:129-34. 2008
    ..Microcirculatory blood flow alterations have been associated with impaired outcome. We investigated whether these alterations occurred before, during, and after coronary artery bypass grafting...