K H Polderman

Summary

Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Induction of hypothermia in patients with various types of neurologic injury with use of large volumes of ice-cold intravenous fluid
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 33:2744-51. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Mechanisms of action, physiological effects, and complications of hypothermia
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:S186-202. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia and controlled normothermia in the intensive care unit: practical considerations, side effects, and cooling methods
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 37:1101-20. 2009
  4. pmc Novel applications of therapeutic hypothermia: report of three cases
    Koen J Hartemink
    Department of Intensive Care and Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 8:R343-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in the ICU: optimal organization, low complication rates, and description of a new complication
    Kees H Polderman
    Departments of Intensive Care, University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Chest 123:1595-602. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Application of therapeutic hypothermia in the ICU: opportunities and pitfalls of a promising treatment modality. Part 1: Indications and evidence
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 30:556-75. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Induced hypothermia and fever control for prevention and treatment of neurological injuries
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:1955-69. 2008
  8. pmc Severe electrolyte disorders following cardiac surgery: a prospective controlled observational study
    Kees H Polderman
    Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 8:R459-66. 2004
  9. pmc Hypothermia, immune suppression and SDD: can we have our cake and eat it?
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3550 Terrace Street, 601A Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Crit Care 15:144. 2011
  10. pmc Equipment review: cooling catheters to induce therapeutic hypothermia?
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:234. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Induction of hypothermia in patients with various types of neurologic injury with use of large volumes of ice-cold intravenous fluid
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 33:2744-51. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that infusion of refrigerated fluids could be a safe accessory method to increase cooling speed...
  2. doi request reprint Mechanisms of action, physiological effects, and complications of hypothermia
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:S186-202. 2009
    ..In recent years important insights have been gained into the mechanisms underlying hypothermia's protective effects; in addition, physiological and pathophysiological changes associated with cooling have become better understood...
  3. doi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia and controlled normothermia in the intensive care unit: practical considerations, side effects, and cooling methods
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 37:1101-20. 2009
    ..However, effectively controlling fever and inducing hypothermia poses special challenges to the intensive care unit team and others involved in the care of critically ill patients...
  4. pmc Novel applications of therapeutic hypothermia: report of three cases
    Koen J Hartemink
    Department of Intensive Care and Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 8:R343-6. 2004
    ..We describe three patients with unusual causes of neurological injury, whose clinical situation was in fundamental aspects analogous to conditions where hypothermia has been shown to be effective...
  5. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in the ICU: optimal organization, low complication rates, and description of a new complication
    Kees H Polderman
    Departments of Intensive Care, University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Chest 123:1595-602. 2003
    ..To assess short-term and long-term complications of bronchoscopy-guided, percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) and surgical tracheostomy (ST) and to report a complication of PDT that has not been described previously...
  6. ncbi request reprint Application of therapeutic hypothermia in the ICU: opportunities and pitfalls of a promising treatment modality. Part 1: Indications and evidence
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 30:556-75. 2004
    ..Hypothermia has been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. This paper reviews the current potential clinical applications for mild hypothermia (32-35 degrees C)...
  7. doi request reprint Induced hypothermia and fever control for prevention and treatment of neurological injuries
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:1955-69. 2008
    ..In particular, the rate of rewarming seems to be an important factor in establishing successful use of hypothermia in the treatment of neurological injuries...
  8. pmc Severe electrolyte disorders following cardiac surgery: a prospective controlled observational study
    Kees H Polderman
    Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 8:R459-66. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that patients undergoing cardiac surgical procedures might be at risk for electrolyte depletion, and we therefore conducted the present study to assess electrolyte levels in such patients...
  9. pmc Hypothermia, immune suppression and SDD: can we have our cake and eat it?
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3550 Terrace Street, 601A Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Crit Care 15:144. 2011
    ..We may be able to have our cake and eat it...
  10. pmc Equipment review: cooling catheters to induce therapeutic hypothermia?
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 10:234. 2006
    ..In addition, the current state of the evidence for use of induced hypothermia for various indications is briefly reviewed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increases in spinal fluid osmolarity induced by mannitol
    K H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 31:584-90. 2003
    ..However, relatively little is known regarding long-term effects of mannitol on osmolarity of cerebrospinal fluid. We therefore sought to determine the effects of mannitol administration on the osmolarity of cerebrospinal fluid...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of therapeutic hypothermia on intracranial pressure and outcome in patients with severe head injury
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 28:1563-73. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Hypernatremia in the intensive care unit: an indicator of quality of care?
    K H Polderman
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 27:1105-8. 1999
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  14. ncbi request reprint Intra-observer variability in APACHE II scoring
    K H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 27:1550-2. 2001
    ..These findings are in agreement with previous observations regarding inter-observer variability in APACHE II scoring, and strongly suggest that there is an inherent score variability of about 15%...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hypophosphatemia and hypomagnesemia induced by cooling in patients with severe head injury
    K H Polderman
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg 94:697-705. 2001
    ..The authors hypothesized that these arrhythmias might be caused by electrolyte disorders and therefore studied the effects of induced hypothermia on urine production and electrolyte levels in patients with severe head injury...
  16. ncbi request reprint Central venous catheter use. Part 1: mechanical complications
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, University Medical Centre, Vrije Universiteit, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 28:1-17. 2002
    ..Placement aids, such as ultrasound-guided catheter insertion, are also discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Central venous catheter use. Part 2: infectious complications
    K H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 28:18-28. 2002
    ..Reducing catheter infection rates requires a multiple-strategy approach. Therefore, ICUs and other locations where CVCs are used should implement strict guidelines and protocols for catheter insertion, care, and maintenance...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inter-observer variability in APACHE II scoring: effect of strict guidelines and training
    K H Polderman
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 27:1365-9. 2001
    ..To assess the effect of strict guidelines and a rigorous training program on variability in scoring the revised Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II)...
  19. pmc Reliability of PRISM and PIM scores in paediatric intensive care
    J G van Keulen
    Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 90:211-4. 2005
    ..To assess the reliability of mortality risk assessment using the Paediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM) score and the Paediatric Index of Mortality (PIM) in daily practice...
  20. ncbi request reprint Mechanical and infectious complications of central venous catheters
    A R J Girbes
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Minerva Anestesiol 69:330-2. 2003
    ..Catheter-related factors, patient-related factors, selection of the site of puncture and catheter use and care related factors, all play a contributive role in the risk on complications...
  21. ncbi request reprint Piperacillin-induced magnesium and potassium loss in intensive care unit patients
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 28:520-2. 2002
    ..We therefore decided to measure serum electrolyte levels in patients before and after piperacillin administration...
  22. doi request reprint Hypothermia and neurological outcome after cardiac arrest: state of the art
    K H Polderman
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Intensive Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Anaesthesiol Suppl 42:23-30. 2008
    ..Educational activities to increase awareness and acceptance of new therapeutic options and European Resuscitation Council guidelines are urgently required...
  23. pmc Continuous vs. intermittent cefotaxime administration in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and respiratory tract infections: pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, bacterial susceptibility and clinical efficacy
    A R H van Zanten
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 63:100-9. 2007
    ..To compare the pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, antibiotic resistance and clinical efficacy of continuous (CA) vs. intermittent administration (IA) of cefotaxime in patients with obstructive pulmonary disease and respiratory infections...
  24. ncbi request reprint Application of therapeutic hypothermia in the intensive care unit. Opportunities and pitfalls of a promising treatment modality--Part 2: Practical aspects and side effects
    Kees H Polderman
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 30:757-69. 2004
    ..These and other, related issues are dealt with in this review...
  25. ncbi request reprint A definite role for treatment with activated protein C in sepsis? Standard use is premature
    A R J Girbes
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 1:2469-71. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Central venous catheter use in the pediatric patient: mechanical and infectious complications
    Rogier C J de Jonge
    Department of Pediatrics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 6:329-39. 2005
    ..This review will focus on differences between adults and children regarding CVC use and its potential complications. Both mechanical and infectious complications will be discussed...
  27. pmc Hospital-acquired sinusitis is a common cause of fever of unknown origin in orotracheally intubated critically ill patients
    Arthur R H van Zanten
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 9:R583-90. 2005
    ..We studied the incidence of sinusitis in patients with fever of unknown origin (FUO) in our intensive care unit with the aim of establishing a protocol that would be applicable in everyday clinical practice...
  28. pmc Dealing with the delirium dilemma
    Kees H Polderman
    Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 9:335-6. 2005
    ..This commentary aims to provide context for this study, discussing its potential implications as well as the potential therapeutic and preventive measures in patients with hyperactive or hypoactive delirium...
  29. ncbi request reprint Immunoparalysis as a cause for invasive aspergillosis?
    Koen J Hartemink
    Department of Intensive Care, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 29:2068-71. 2003
    ..Physicians treating critically ill patients in the ICU should be aware of the CARS/immunoparalysis syndrome and its potential to cause opportunistic infections, even in patients with normal immune function prior to ICU admission...
  30. doi request reprint Ciprofloxacin pharmacokinetics in critically ill patients: a prospective cohort study
    Arthur R H van Zanten
    Department of Intensive Care, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, 6710 HN Ede, The Netherlands
    J Crit Care 23:422-30. 2008
    ..Fluoroquinolones are frequently used to treat severe infections in critically ill patients. We studied ciprofloxacin pharmacokinetics after administration of 400 mg twice a day (bid) intravenously (IV)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Changes in cerebral interstitial glycerol concentration in head-injured patients; correlation with secondary events
    Saskia M Peerdeman
    Department of Neurosurgery, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 29:1825-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between the occurrence of secondary events, clinical outcome and the interstitial glycerol levels as measured with cerebral microdialysis...
  32. pmc Importance of nondrug costs of intravenous antibiotic therapy
    Arthur R H van Zanten
    Senior Consultant in Intensive Care, Director of Intensive Care, Department of Intensive Care, Gelderse Vallei Hospital, Ede, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 7:R184-90. 2003
    ..We therefore decided to assess true overall costs of intravenous (IV) antibiotic administration by performing an activity-based costing approach...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intensive insulin therapy: of harm and health, of hypes and hypoglycemia
    Kees H Polderman
    Crit Care Med 34:246-8. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Induced hypothermia in traumatic brain injury: effective if properly employed
    Kees H Polderman
    Crit Care Med 32:313-4. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Induced hypothermia in traumatic brain injury: considering the conflicting results of meta-analyses and moving forward
    Kees H Polderman
    Intensive Care Med 30:1860-4. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Keeping a cool head: How to induce and maintain hypothermia
    Kees H Polderman
    Crit Care Med 32:2558-60. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Potential mechanisms of hypothermia-induced electrolyte depletion
    Kees H Polderman
    Crit Care Med 30:1932; author reply 1932-3. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint The importance of magnesium in critically ill patients: a role in mitigating neurological injury and in the prevention of vasospasms
    Kees H Polderman
    Intensive Care Med 29:1202-3. 2003
  39. doi request reprint Hypothermia therapy after traumatic brain injury in children
    Kees H Polderman
    N Engl J Med 359:1178; author reply 1180. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Family satisfaction with intensive care unit care: influenced by workload, staffing, and patient selection?
    Kees H Polderman
    Crit Care Med 31:1597-8. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Using risk adjustment systems in the ICU: avoid scoring an "own goal"
    Kees H Polderman
    Intensive Care Med 31:1471-3. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest
    Kees H Polderman
    N Engl J Med 347:63-5; author reply 63-5. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Preventing nosocomial sinusitis in the ICU: Comment on article by Pneumatikos et al
    Arthur R H van Zanten
    Intensive Care Med 32:1451; author reply 1452-3. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Early induction of hypothermia: will sooner be better?
    Arthur R H van Zanten
    Crit Care Med 33:1449-52. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Hypothermia for neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Kees H Polderman
    N Engl J Med 354:1643-5; author reply 1643-5. 2006