F Laghi

Summary

Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Auto-PEEP in respiratory failure
    F Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 78:201-21. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Endocrinological derangements in COPD
    F Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines, Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Eur Respir J 34:975-96. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of respiratory output in mechanically ventilated patients
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Respir Care Clin N Am 11:173-99. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of imposed inflation time on respiratory frequency and hyperinflation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    F Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines, Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, 111N, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1365-70. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prevalence and quality of life
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:728-33. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Respiratory and skeletal muscles in hypogonadal men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:598-605. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on diaphragmatic neuromechanical coupling at 2 years
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 125:2188-95. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Disorders of the respiratory muscles
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 111 N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:10-48. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of inspiratory time and flow settings during assist-control ventilation
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:39-44. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Is weaning failure caused by low-frequency fatigue of the diaphragm?
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:120-7. 2003

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Auto-PEEP in respiratory failure
    F Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 78:201-21. 2012
    ..Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist, a novel strategy of ventilatory assist, may improve patient-ventilator interaction in patients with auto-PEEP...
  2. doi request reprint Endocrinological derangements in COPD
    F Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines, Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Eur Respir J 34:975-96. 2009
    ..A sound understanding of the various disorders of endocrine function associated with COPD is prudent for every physician who practices pulmonary medicine...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of respiratory output in mechanically ventilated patients
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Respir Care Clin N Am 11:173-99. 2005
    ..Finally, more research is needed to define the effect of monitoring respiratory output on patient outcome and containment of costs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of imposed inflation time on respiratory frequency and hyperinflation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    F Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines, Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, 111N, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1365-70. 2001
    ..01). In conclusion, strategies to reduce TI,vent in patients with COPD caused tachypnea, yet prolonged the time for exhalation with consequent decrease in PEEP(i)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: prevalence and quality of life
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:728-33. 2005
    ..In conclusion, hypogonadism, although common among men older than 54 years with COPD, does not worsen the severity of respiratory symptoms or quality of life...
  6. ncbi request reprint Respiratory and skeletal muscles in hypogonadal men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:598-605. 2005
    ..In conclusion, hypogonadism does not decrease respiratory or limb muscle performance and exercise capacity in men with moderate-to-severe COPD who, for the most part, are not underweight...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on diaphragmatic neuromechanical coupling at 2 years
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL, USA
    Chest 125:2188-95. 2004
    ..As such, neuromechanical coupling estimates the fraction of diaphragmatic capacity used to generate tidal breathing. The present investigation was conducted to determine whether benefit is maintained at 2 years...
  8. ncbi request reprint Disorders of the respiratory muscles
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, 111 N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:10-48. 2003
    ..A detailed understanding of disease states affecting the respiratory muscles is necessary for every physician who practices pulmonary medicine or critical care medicine...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of inspiratory time and flow settings during assist-control ventilation
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:39-44. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint Is weaning failure caused by low-frequency fatigue of the diaphragm?
    Franco Laghi
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:120-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, in contrast to our hypothesis, weaning failure was not accompanied by low-frequency fatigue of the diaphragm, although many weaning failure patients displayed diaphragmatic weakness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sternomastoid, rib cage, and expiratory muscle activity during weaning failure
    Sairam Parthasarathy
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, Illinois, USA
    J Appl Physiol 103:140-7. 2007
    ..Extradiaphragmatic muscle recruitment may be a mechanism for offsetting the effects of increased load on a weak diaphragm...
  12. pmc Can diaphragmatic contractility be assessed by airway twitch pressure in mechanically ventilated patients?
    S E Cattapan
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Thorax 58:58-62. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint The voluntary drive to breathe is not decreased in hypercapnic patients with severe COPD
    A Topeli
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Administration Hospital, and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Eur Respir J 18:53-60. 2001
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  14. ncbi request reprint Fluctuations in end-expiratory lung volume during Cheyne-Stokes respiration
    Thomas Brack
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N, 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1408-13. 2005
    ..48). In conclusion, patients with Cheyne-Stokes respiration exhibit fluctuations in end-expiratory lung volume, primarily because of alterations in tidal volume and expiratory time rather than postinspiratory inspiratory muscle activity...
  15. pmc Microstimulators and intramuscular hook electrodes for the stimulation of respiratory muscles
    James S Walter
    Research Service, Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:338-45. 2007
    ..Intramuscular hook electrodes, model microstimulators (M-Micro) developed in our laboratory, and commercial radiofrequency microstimulators (RFM) (Alfred Mann Foundation, Valencia, CA), were employed in this investigation...
  16. pmc Narrative review: ventilator-induced respiratory muscle weakness
    Martin J Tobin
    Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:240-5. 2010
    ..Research on ventilator-induced respiratory muscle injury is in its infancy and portends to be an exciting area to follow...
  17. doi request reprint Role of the respiratory muscles in acute respiratory failure of COPD: lessons from weaning failure
    Martin J Tobin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Appl Physiol 107:962-70. 2009
    ..Although the disease originates within the lung parenchyma, much of the distress faced by patients with COPD, especially during acute respiratory failure, is caused by the burdens imposed on the respiratory muscles...
  18. ncbi request reprint Weaning prediction: esophageal pressure monitoring complements readiness testing
    Amal Jubran
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital, 111N 5th Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1252-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, continuous monitoring of esophageal pressure swings during a spontaneous breathing trial provides additional guidance in patient management over tests used for deciding when to initiate weaning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of ventilation-feedback training on endurance and perceived breathlessness during constant work-rate leg-cycle exercise in patients with COPD
    Eileen G Collins
    Research and Development, Nursing, and Medical Services, Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:35-44. 2003
    ..Based on these preliminary data, VF(+EX) and EX(ONLY) were equally effective in improving leg-cycle exercise tolerance in patients with moderate to severe COPD...
  20. doi request reprint Can ventilation-feedback training augment exercise tolerance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Eileen G Collins
    Research and Development 151, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:844-52. 2008
    ..Objectives: To determine whether patients with COPD would achieve longer exercise duration if randomized to a combination of exercise training plus VF training than either form of training on its own...
  21. pmc Stimulating multiple respiratory muscles with intramuscular Permaloc electrodes
    James S Walter
    Research Service, Edward Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, Ines, Illinois 60141, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 33:135-43. 2010
    ..To test the feasibility of implanting intramuscular electrodes (Permaloc, Synapse Biomedical Inc, Oberlin OH) with self-securing polypropylene anchors to stimulate upper-intercostal and abdominal muscles plus the diaphragm...
  22. ncbi request reprint Unilateral expiratory airflow obstruction during forced exhalation
    Umur Hatipoglu
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Affairs Hospital, Illinois 60141, USA
    Respir Care 47:693-5. 2002
    ..This case is an elegant illustration of the effects of respiratory maneuvers and body position on airway caliber...
  23. ncbi request reprint Low testosterone in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: does it really matter?
    Franco Laghi
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1069-70. 2005
  24. pmc Evaluation and initial management of acute kidney injury
    Jonathan Himmelfarb
    Division of Nephrology, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:962-7. 2008
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  25. ncbi request reprint Curing the septic diaphragm with the ventilator
    Franco Laghi
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:145-6. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of closed unit policy and appointing an intensivist in a developing country
    Arzu Topeli
    Medical Intensive Care Unit, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Crit Care Med 33:299-306. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Potassium sorbate reduces gastric colonization in patients receiving mechanical ventilation
    Aiman Tulaimat
    The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Crit Care 20:281-7. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether a tube feeding formula acidified using potassium sorbate could reduce gastric burden of potentially pathogenic bacteria...