Jack J M Ligtenberg

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical review: treatment of new-onset atrial fibrillation in medical intensive care patients--a clinical framework
    Mengalvio E Sleeswijk
    Flevo Hospital, Hospitaalweg 1, 1315 RA, Almere, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 11:233. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Mean glucose level is not an independent risk factor for mortality in mixed ICU patients
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    University Medical Centre Groningen, Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit ICB, 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 32:435-8. 2006
  3. pmc Quality of interhospital transport of critically ill patients: a prospective audit
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit ICB, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 9:R446-51. 2005
  4. pmc Accuracy and feasibility of point-of-care and continuous blood glucose analysis in critically ill ICU patients
    Anouk M Corstjens
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:R135. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint p38-MAPK inhibition and endotoxin induced tubular dysfunction in men
    Jan G Zijlstra
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Endotoxin Res 10:402-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Simulator-based crew resource management training for interhospital transfer of critically ill patients by a mobile ICU
    Joep M Droogh
    Department of Critical Care, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:554-9. 2012
  7. pmc Quality of interhospital transport of the critically ill: impact of a Mobile Intensive Care Unit with a specialized retrieval team
    Janke S Wiegersma
    Department of Critical Care, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30, 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 15:R75. 2011
  8. pmc Towards a feasible algorithm for tight glycaemic control in critically ill patients: a systematic review of the literature
    Sofie Meijering
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit ICB, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:R19. 2006
  9. pmc Inter-hospital transport of critically ill patients; expect surprises
    Joep M Droogh
    Department of Critical Care, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 16:R26. 2012
  10. pmc Hyperglycaemia in critically ill patients: marker or mediator of mortality?
    Anouk M Corstjens
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:216. 2006

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Publications33

  1. pmc Clinical review: treatment of new-onset atrial fibrillation in medical intensive care patients--a clinical framework
    Mengalvio E Sleeswijk
    Flevo Hospital, Hospitaalweg 1, 1315 RA, Almere, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 11:233. 2007
    ..A randomised controlled trial in medical intensive care unit patients with placebo treatment in the control arm is therefore still defendable...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mean glucose level is not an independent risk factor for mortality in mixed ICU patients
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    University Medical Centre Groningen, Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit ICB, 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 32:435-8. 2006
    ..To find out if there is an association between hyperglycaemia and mortality in mixed ICU patients...
  3. pmc Quality of interhospital transport of critically ill patients: a prospective audit
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit ICB, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 9:R446-51. 2005
    ..The transport itself must be as safe as possible and should not pose additional risks. We performed a prospective audit of the quality of interhospital transports to our university hospital-based medical ICU...
  4. pmc Accuracy and feasibility of point-of-care and continuous blood glucose analysis in critically ill ICU patients
    Anouk M Corstjens
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:R135. 2006
    ..The study was performed as a single-centre, prospective, observational study in a 12-bed medical ICU of a university hospital...
  5. ncbi request reprint p38-MAPK inhibition and endotoxin induced tubular dysfunction in men
    Jan G Zijlstra
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Endotoxin Res 10:402-5. 2004
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Endotoxin infusion induces measurable tubular damage. Blocking the p38-MAPK may prevent this damage. The mechanism is unclear, but blocking TNF-alpha release is a possible explanation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Simulator-based crew resource management training for interhospital transfer of critically ill patients by a mobile ICU
    Joep M Droogh
    Department of Critical Care, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 38:554-9. 2012
    ..The MICU transport program includes simulator-based crew resource management (CRM) training for the intensivists and ICU nurses, who, with the drivers, constitute the MICU crews...
  7. pmc Quality of interhospital transport of the critically ill: impact of a Mobile Intensive Care Unit with a specialized retrieval team
    Janke S Wiegersma
    Department of Critical Care, University Medical Center Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30, 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 15:R75. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effects of this implementation, we performed a prospective audit comparing adverse events and patient stability during MICU transfers with our previous data on transfers performed by standard ambulance...
  8. pmc Towards a feasible algorithm for tight glycaemic control in critically ill patients: a systematic review of the literature
    Sofie Meijering
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit ICB, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:R19. 2006
    ..One of the steps we took before we implemented a glucose regulation protocol was to review published trials employing insulin/glucose algorithms in critically ill patients...
  9. pmc Inter-hospital transport of critically ill patients; expect surprises
    Joep M Droogh
    Department of Critical Care, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 16:R26. 2012
    ..As a consequence technical problems may arise and have to be dealt with on the road. In this study, all technical problems encountered while transporting patients with our mobile intensive care unit service (MICU) were evaluated...
  10. pmc Hyperglycaemia in critically ill patients: marker or mediator of mortality?
    Anouk M Corstjens
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:216. 2006
    ..To be able to compare results of future studies involving glucose regulation, better definitions of hyperglycaemia (and consequently of normoglycaemia) and patient populations are needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint A good death
    Brigitte C Beuks
    Intensive and Respiratory Care, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 32:752-3. 2006
    ..Taking measures to ensure a "good deathbed" is an obligation for doctors and nursing staff. However, due to the focus on cure this palliative goal is not always pursued...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of magnesium-amiodarone step-up scheme in critically ill patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation: a prospective observational study
    Mengalvio E Sleeswijk
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Intensive Care Med 23:61-6. 2008
    ..The magnesium-amiodarone step-up scheme reduces the need for amiodarone, effectively converts new-onset atrial fibrillation into a sinus rhythm within 24 hours, and seems to be safe in critically ill patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin I release and cytokine response during experimental human endotoxaemia
    Esther A P van Bockel
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 29:1598-600. 2003
    ..To study the relationship between cytokine levels and cardiac troponin I (cTnI)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Automated erythrocytapheresis in severe falciparum malaria: A critical appraisal
    Jellie A Nieuwenhuis
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Groningen University Medical Centre, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Trop 98:201-6. 2006
    ..No studies have been conducted to evaluate its clinical efficacy, and this adjunct therapy should therefore be considered as salvage therapy. Apheresis of red cells appears feasible, safe and effective in rapidly reducing parasite count...
  15. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: Angiopoietin signalling in critical illness - a future target?
    Matijs van Meurs
    Department of Critical Care, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9700RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 13:207. 2009
    ..In this review we describe this signalling system, giving special attention to what is known about it in critically ill patients and its potential as a target for therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Brugada electrocardiographic pattern elicited by cyclic antidepressants overdose
    Wilma E Monteban-Kooistra
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit ICB, Dept Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 32:281-5. 2006
    ..Toxicity of TCA frequently results in the need for critical care support. We retrospectively studied characteristics and electrocardiographic indicators of toxicity of all TCA poisoned patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Severe hypercortisolism: a medical emergency requiring urgent intervention
    Helen L Lutgers
    Department of Critical Care, University Medical Center Groningen and University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 38:1598-601. 2010
    ..To illustrate the importance of recognizing symptoms of severe hypercortisolism in the intensive care unit and key emergency measures to reduce this extreme hypercortisolism...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase: dose-dependent suppression of leukocyte and endothelial response after endotoxin challenge in humans
    Jan Willem Fijen
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 30:841-5. 2002
    ..We studied the activity of a single oral dose of RWJ-67657, a synthetic p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitor, in preventing dual leukocyte/endothelial activation after endotoxin infusion in healthy volunteers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of relative adrenal insufficiency: confusing but at a higher level?
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, NL 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Crit Care 21:77-8. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Oxygen therapy for sepsis patients in the emergency department: a little less?
    Renate Stolmeijer
    Departments of aEmergency bCritical Care, University Medical Center Groningen UMCG, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Emerg Med 21:233-5. 2014
    ..Of the hyperoxic patients, 8% died in hospital versus 6% with normoxia. Less than 8% of patients had hypoxia with 10 l O2/min; 66% were hyperoxic. Titration of oxygen therapy to normoxia in the emergency department should be evaluated. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint The relative adrenal insufficiency syndrome revisited: which patients will benefit from low-dose steroids?
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Department of Medicine, Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit, Groningen University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:456-60. 2004
    ..This review will examine recent evidence to elucidate these questions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship of baseline glucose and mortality during medical critical illness?
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Chest 127:2283. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of intensive glycemic control in critically ill adult patients
    Jan G Zijlstra
    Chest 130:1953-4. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Severe hypoglycemia following venlafaxine intoxication: a case report
    John H J M Meertens
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:414-5. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Fluid resuscitation during active hemorrhage: need for a step forward
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    J Trauma 53:1196-7; author reply 1197-8. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Exogenous insulin and hypoglycemia as prognostic factors in critically ill patients
    Iwan C C van der Horst
    JAMA 291:558-9; author reply 559-60. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Unraveling the mystery of adrenal failure in the critically ill
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Crit Care Med 32:1447-8; author reply 1448. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Closed-format intensive care: time to act now
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Crit Care Med 34:2513; author reply 2513. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Troponin in septic and critically ill patients
    Esther A P van Bockel
    Chest 127:687-8; author reply 688. 2005
  30. doi request reprint The randomized controlled trial needs critical care
    Matijs van Meurs
    Crit Care Med 36:3118-9; author reply 3119. 2008
  31. doi request reprint Benefits of tight glycemic control still outweigh the harm of hypoglycemia
    Hella F Borggreve
    Crit Care Med 36:663-4; author reply 664. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint Tight glucose control and hypoglycemia: should we bother?
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Crit Care Med 35:1218. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Multicentric, randomized, controlled trial to evaluate blood glucose control by the model predictive control algorithm versus routine glucose management protocols in intensive care unit patients: Response to Plank et al
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Diabetes Care 29:1987. 2006