Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
- The utility of serum procalcitonin in distinguishing systemic inflammatory response syndrome from infection after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhageEmir Festic
Departments of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, FL, 32224, USA
Neurocrit Care 20:375-81. 2014..Procalcitonin (PCT) has been studied among general critical care patients as a biomarker for infection. We hypothesized that PCT could be useful to distinguish SIRS from sepsis in aSAH patients...
- Prehospital use of inhaled corticosteroids and point prevalence of pneumonia at the time of hospital admission: secondary analysis of a multicenter cohort studyEmir Festic
Department of Critical Care, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL Electronic address
Mayo Clin Proc 89:154-62. 2014..To address clinical concern regarding the use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) and the risk for pneumonia, particularly among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma...
- Prehospital use of inhaled steroids and incidence of acute lung injury among patients at riskEmir Festic
Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Department of Critical Care, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL Electronic address
J Crit Care 28:985-91. 2013..Inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) attenuated lung injury in animal studies. We investigated the association between prehospital ICS and incidence of acute lung injury (ALI) among patients at risk...
- Blood transfusion is an important predictor of hospital mortality among patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhageEmir Festic
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 4500, San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Neurocrit Care 18:209-15. 2013..Red blood cell (RBC) transfusion after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) has been associated with increased mortality but prior studies have not adequately adjusted for transfusion-indication bias...
- Perspectives of physicians and nurses regarding end-of-life care in the intensive care unitEmir Festic
Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
J Intensive Care Med 27:45-54. 2012..The delivery of end-of-life care (EOLC) in the intensive care unit (ICU) varies widely among medical care providers. The differing opinions of nurses and physicians regarding EOLC may help identify areas of improvement...
- Acute respiratory failure due to pneumocystis pneumonia in patients without human immunodeficiency virus infection: outcome and associated featuresEmir Festic
Division of Primary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Chest 128:573-9. 2005..To examine outcome and associated factors of acute respiratory failure (ARF) in non-HIV-related Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in patients admitted to a medical ICU between 1995 and 2002...
- Predicting risk of postoperative lung injury in high-risk surgical patients: a multicenter cohort studyDaryl J Kor
From the Department of Anesthesiology D J K, Department of Health Sciences Research R K L, R E C, and Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine O G, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Department of Surgery P K P and Department of Anesthesiology J M B, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Surgery H L A, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts P C H Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina J J H Departme nt of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts E K B Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina R R B Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas A A Department of Critical Care, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida E F Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York M N G and Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts D S T
Anesthesiology 120:1168-81. 2014..The authors tested and refined the previously reported surgical lung injury prediction (SLIP) model in a multicenter cohort of at-risk surgical patients...
- Association of prehospitalization aspirin therapy and acute lung injury: results of a multicenter international observational study of at-risk patientsDaryl J Kor
Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Crit Care Med 39:2393-400. 2011..To evaluate the association between prehospitalization aspirin therapy and incident acute lung injury in a heterogeneous cohort of at-risk medical patients...
- The influence of prehospital systemic corticosteroid use on development of acute respiratory distress syndrome and hospital outcomesLioudmila V Karnatovskaia
Division of Pulmonary and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Crit Care Med 41:1679-85. 2013..Use of prehospital systemic corticosteroid therapy may prevent the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome and improve hospital outcomes...
- Prehospital amiodarone may increase the incidence of acute respiratory distress syndrome among patients at riskLioudmila V Karnatovskaia
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
J Crit Care 27:447-53. 2012..This study aims to estimate whether prehospital amiodarone also increases the risk of ALI/ARDS...
- When less is more in the intensive care unit; lessons learnedEmir Festic
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Bosn J Basic Med Sci 9:54-8. 2009..However, they have to be sensitive to individual circumstances, patient and family preferences, and avoidance of harm...
- Airway pepsin levels in otherwise healthy surgical patients receiving general anesthesia with endotracheal intubationJ Kyle Bohman
Department of Anesthesia, and Multidisciplinary Epidemiology and TranslationalResearch in Intensive Care Study Group, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
Chest 143:1407-13. 2013..This study attempts to define normal levels of airway pepsin in adults and distinguish between pepsin A (exclusive to stomach) and pepsin C (which can be expressed by pneumocytes)...
- Methylene blue-associated serotonin syndrome: a 'green' encephalopathy after parathyroidectomyMichael Rowley
Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Neurocrit Care 11:88-93. 2009..Several recent reports suggest neurological toxicity and post-operative altered mental state typically after large dose infusions. The mechanism by which MB has neurotoxic effects in some patients remains uncertain...
- Effect of therapeutic hypothermia on gas exchange and respiratory mechanics: a retrospective cohort studyLioudmila V Karnatovskaia
1 Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag 4:88-95. 2014....
- Emerging pharmacological therapies for prevention and early treatment of acute lung injuryEnrique Ortiz-Diaz
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Semin Respir Crit Care Med 34:448-58. 2013..Randomized, controlled trials are currently being designed and implemented to address their efficacy in populations at risk for ALI. ..
- Ventilator-associated lung injury in patients without acute lung injury at the onset of mechanical ventilationOgnjen Gajic
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN, USA
Crit Care Med 32:1817-24. 2004..We tested the hypothesis that acute lung injury, which develops after the initiation of mechanical ventilation, is associated with known risk factors for ventilator-induced lung injury such as ventilation with large tidal volume...
- Obstructive sleep apnea, obesity, and the development of acute respiratory distress syndromeLioudmila V Karnatovskaia
Division of Pulmonary and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
J Clin Sleep Med 10:657-62. 2014..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase the risk of respiratory complications and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) among surgical patients. OSA is more prevalent among obese individuals; obesity can predispose to ARDS...
- Intraventricular nicardipine for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage related vasospasm: assessment of 90 days outcomeNa Lu
Clinical Research Internship Study Program, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Neurocrit Care 16:368-75. 2012..We evaluated the safety of intraventricular nicardipine (IVN) for vasospasm (VSP) in aSAH patients, and outcomes compared with a control population...
- Early identification of patients at risk of acute lung injury: evaluation of lung injury prediction score in a multicenter cohort studyOgnjen Gajic
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:462-70. 2011..Objectives: To determine the frequency and outcome of ALI development in patients at risk and validate a lung injury prediction score (LIPS)...
- Infectious complications in survivors of cardiac arrest admitted to the medical intensive care unitOgnjen Gajic
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Resuscitation 60:65-9. 2004..To describe the incidence, associated factors and outcome of infectious complications in patients admitted to the medical intensive care unit (MICU) after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
- Retrocardiac herniation of atelectatic lung into the opposite chestJohn E Moss
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32224, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 93:662. 2012..Postoperatively he was found with increasing dyspnea and oxygen requirements. Computed tomography of the chest showed retrocardiac herniation of atelectatic lung into the contralateral hemithorax...
- Stress-induced cardiomyopathy complicating a stroke caused by an air embolismLioudmila V Karnatovskaia
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 19:224-7. 2012..Prompt recognition of air embolism-induced cerebrovascular events and stress cardiomyopathy by clinicians is imperative to the timely initiation of appropriate management and a successful treatment outcome...