intratracheal intubation

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  1. ncbi Clinical practice and risk factors for immediate complications of endotracheal intubation in the intensive care unit: a prospective, multiple-center study
    Samir Jaber
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology B, DAR B CHU de Montpellier, Hopital Saint Eloi, Universite Montpellier 1, France
    Crit Care Med 34:2355-61. 2006
  2. ncbi Endotracheal intubation in patients with cervical spine immobilization: a comparison of macintosh and airtraq laryngoscopes
    Chrisen H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland
    Anesthesiology 107:53-9. 2007
  3. ncbi The effect of extubation failure on outcome in a multidisciplinary Australian intensive care unit
    John R Gowardman
    Intensive Care Unit, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 8:328-33. 2006
  4. ncbi Facilitation of neonatal nasotracheal intubation with premedication: a randomized controlled trial
    J Oei
    Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:146-50. 2002
  5. ncbi Patients' recollections of stressful experiences while receiving prolonged mechanical ventilation in an intensive care unit
    Armando J Rotondi
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Crit Care Med 30:746-52. 2002
  6. ncbi The unanticipated difficult airway with recommendations for management
    E T Crosby
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Anaesth 45:757-76. 1998
  7. ncbi A chart of failure risk for noninvasive ventilation in patients with COPD exacerbation
    M Confalonieri
    S C Pneumologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume, 447, I 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Respir J 25:348-55. 2005
  8. ncbi Noninvasive ventilation in immunosuppressed patients with pulmonary infiltrates, fever, and acute respiratory failure
    G Hilbert
    Division of Medical Intensive Care, University Hospital, Bordeaux, France
    N Engl J Med 344:481-7. 2001
  9. ncbi Comparative pulmonary toxicity assessment of single-wall carbon nanotubes in rats
    D B Warheit
    DuPont Haskell Laboratory for Health and Environmental Sciences, Newark, Delaware 19714, USA
    Toxicol Sci 77:117-25. 2004
  10. ncbi Recommendations for airway control and difficult airway management
    F Petrini
    Anestesia e Rianimazione, Università degli Studi Gabriele D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Chieti
    Minerva Anestesiol 71:617-57. 2005

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  1. ncbi Clinical practice and risk factors for immediate complications of endotracheal intubation in the intensive care unit: a prospective, multiple-center study
    Samir Jaber
    Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology B, DAR B CHU de Montpellier, Hopital Saint Eloi, Universite Montpellier 1, France
    Crit Care Med 34:2355-61. 2006
    ..To describe the current practice of physicians, to report complications associated with endotracheal intubation (ETI) performed in THE intensive care unit (ICU), and to isolate predictive factors of immediate life-threatening complications...
  2. ncbi Endotracheal intubation in patients with cervical spine immobilization: a comparison of macintosh and airtraq laryngoscopes
    Chrisen H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland
    Anesthesiology 107:53-9. 2007
    ..The authors compared ease of intubation with the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes in patients with cervical spine immobilization in a randomized, controlled clinical trial...
  3. ncbi The effect of extubation failure on outcome in a multidisciplinary Australian intensive care unit
    John R Gowardman
    Intensive Care Unit, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Crit Care Resusc 8:328-33. 2006
    ..A reported association between extubation failure (EF) and increased hospital length of stay and mortality led us to assess outcome of EF in an Australian intensive care unit...
  4. ncbi Facilitation of neonatal nasotracheal intubation with premedication: a randomized controlled trial
    J Oei
    Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 38:146-50. 2002
    ..The experimental design was a non-blinded randomized controlled pilot trial. The setting was a perinatal centre in a university teaching hospital...
  5. ncbi Patients' recollections of stressful experiences while receiving prolonged mechanical ventilation in an intensive care unit
    Armando J Rotondi
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Crit Care Med 30:746-52. 2002
    ..To describe stressful experiences of adult patients who received mechanical ventilation for > or =48 hrs in an intensive care unit...
  6. ncbi The unanticipated difficult airway with recommendations for management
    E T Crosby
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Anaesth 45:757-76. 1998
    ..To review the current literature and generate recommendations on the role of newer technology in the management of the unanticipated difficult airway...
  7. ncbi A chart of failure risk for noninvasive ventilation in patients with COPD exacerbation
    M Confalonieri
    S C Pneumologia, Ospedale di Cattinara, Strada di Fiume, 447, I 34100 Trieste, Italy
    Eur Respir J 25:348-55. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi Noninvasive ventilation in immunosuppressed patients with pulmonary infiltrates, fever, and acute respiratory failure
    G Hilbert
    Division of Medical Intensive Care, University Hospital, Bordeaux, France
    N Engl J Med 344:481-7. 2001
    ..Avoiding intubation is a major goal in the management of respiratory failure, particularly in immunosuppressed patients. Nevertheless, there are only limited data on the efficacy of noninvasive ventilation in these high-risk patients...
  9. ncbi Comparative pulmonary toxicity assessment of single-wall carbon nanotubes in rats
    D B Warheit
    DuPont Haskell Laboratory for Health and Environmental Sciences, Newark, Delaware 19714, USA
    Toxicol Sci 77:117-25. 2004
    ..Thus, the physiological relevance of these findings should ultimately be determined by conducting an inhalation toxicity study...
  10. ncbi Recommendations for airway control and difficult airway management
    F Petrini
    Anestesia e Rianimazione, Università degli Studi Gabriele D Annunzio Chieti Pescara, Chieti
    Minerva Anestesiol 71:617-57. 2005
  11. ncbi Which patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease benefit from noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation? A systematic review of the literature
    Sean P Keenan
    Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 5E7, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 138:861-70. 2003
    ..Although several trials have been published on the relative effectiveness of this treatment, apparent inconsistencies in study results remain...
  12. ncbi Increased use of noninvasive ventilation in French intensive care units
    Alexandre Demoule
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, AP HP, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Av du Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000, Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:1747-55. 2006
    ..A prospective survey of French intensive care units (ICUs) in 1997 showed moderate and variable use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV). This study examined changes in NIV use in French ICUs after the intervening 5years...
  13. ncbi The intubation difficulty scale (IDS): proposal and evaluation of a new score characterizing the complexity of endotracheal intubation
    F Adnet
    Ile de France Paris Region, Department of Anesthesiology and Emergency Services
    Anesthesiology 87:1290-7. 1997
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  14. ncbi Benefits and risks of success or failure of noninvasive ventilation
    Alexandre Demoule
    Service de Reanimation Medicale, AP HP, Hopital Henri Mondor, 51 Av du Mal de Lattre de Tassigny, 94000, Creteil, France
    Intensive Care Med 32:1756-65. 2006
    ..The impact of NIV failure and success was compared between de novo and CPE or AOC after adjustment for disease severity...
  15. ncbi Incidence and predictors of difficult and impossible mask ventilation
    Sachin Kheterpal
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:885-91. 2006
    ..Mask ventilation is an essential element of airway management that has rarely been studied as the primary outcome. The authors sought to determine the incidence and predictors of difficult and impossible mask ventilation...
  16. ncbi Tracheal intubation using the Bonfils intubation fibrescope after failed direct laryngoscopy
    B Bein
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Schwanenweg 21, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Anaesthesia 59:1207-9. 2004
    ..5 (30-80 [20-200]) s. Tracheal intubation using the Bonfils intubation fibrescope appears to be a simple and effective technique for the management of a difficult intubation...
  17. ncbi Difficult Airway Society guidelines for management of the unanticipated difficult intubation
    J J Henderson
    Anaesthetic Department, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 0YN, UK
    Anaesthesia 59:675-94. 2004
    ..The flow-charts are simple, clear and definitive. They can be fully implemented only when the necessary equipment and training are available. The guidelines received overwhelming support from the membership of the DAS...
  18. ncbi Predicting difficult intubation in apparently normal patients: a meta-analysis of bedside screening test performance
    Toshiya Shiga
    Department of Anesthesia, Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Kamagari, Chiba, Japan
    Anesthesiology 103:429-37. 2005
    ..Combinations of tests add some incremental diagnostic value in comparison to the value of each test alone. The clinical value of bedside screening tests for predicting difficult intubation remains limited...
  19. ncbi Endotracheal tube cuff pressure in intensive care unit: the need for pressure monitoring
    Samir Jaber
    Intensive Care Med 33:917-8. 2007
  20. ncbi Complaints related to respiratory events in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine from 1994 to 1998 in Denmark
    C Rosenstock
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 45:53-8. 2001
    ..This study analyses anaesthetic complaints related to adverse respiratory events filed at the NBPC from 1994 to 1998 to point out directions for possible preventive measures...
  21. ncbi Tracheal intubation in patients with cervical spine immobilization: a comparison of the Airwayscope, LMA CTrach, and the Macintosh laryngoscopes
    M A Malik
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Br J Anaesth 102:654-61. 2009
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  22. ncbi A comparison of the GlideScope with the Macintosh laryngoscope for tracheal intubation in patients with simulated difficult airway
    Y Lim
    Department of Anaesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anaesth Intensive Care 33:243-7. 2005
    ..The GlideScope may be a good alternative for managing the difficult airway but clinical trials evaluating its use on patients with an actual difficult airway are needed...
  23. ncbi Pulmonary toxicity of single-wall carbon nanotubes in mice 7 and 90 days after intratracheal instillation
    Chiu wing Lam
    Space and Life Sciences, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058, USA
    Toxicol Sci 77:126-34. 2004
    ....
  24. ncbi Pentax-AWS, a new videolaryngoscope, is more effective than the Macintosh laryngoscope for tracheal intubation in patients with restricted neck movements: a randomized comparative study
    Y Enomoto
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo Medical University, Koshigaya City, Saitama, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 100:544-8. 2008
    ..We studied whether laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation were easier when using the Pentax-AWS (Tokyo, Japan), a new videolaryngoscope, than when applying the Macintosh laryngoscope, during manual in-line neck stabilization...
  25. ncbi The GlideScope Video Laryngoscope: randomized clinical trial in 200 patients
    D A Sun
    Department of Anesthesia, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Br J Anaesth 94:381-4. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to describe the use of the GlideScope in comparison with direct laryngoscopy for elective surgical patients requiring tracheal intubation...
  26. pmc VEGF is upregulated by hypoxia-induced mitogenic factor via the PI-3K/Akt-NF-kappaB signaling pathway
    Qiangsong Tong
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Respir Res 7:37. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the mechanisms which HIMF enhances expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in lung tissues and epithelial cells...
  27. ncbi Difficult tracheal intubation is more common in obese than in lean patients
    Philippe Juvin
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    Anesth Analg 97:595-600, table of contents. 2003
    ..None of the classic risk factors for difficult intubation was satisfactory in obese patients. The high risk of desaturation warrants studies to identify new predictors of difficult intubation in the obese...
  28. ncbi Use of the intubating LMA-Fastrach in 254 patients with difficult-to-manage airways
    D Z Ferson
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Anesthesiology 95:1175-81. 2001
    ..In this study, the authors report their clinical experience with the intubating LMA (LMA-Fastrach; LMA North America, Inc., San Diego, CA) in 254 patients with different types of DA...
  29. ncbi Comparison of mucosal pressures induced by cuffs of different airway devices
    Herbert Ulrich-Pur
    Intensive Care Unit 13i2, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    Anesthesiology 104:933-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare pressures exerted on the pharyngeal, tracheal, and esophageal mucosa by different devices designed for securing the patient's airways...
  30. ncbi Brief report: tracheal intubation using the Bonfils intubation fibrescope or direct laryngoscopy for patients with a simulated difficult airway
    Christian Byhahn
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, and Pain Management, J W Goethe University Medical School, Frankfurt M, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Can J Anaesth 55:232-7. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that, with the BIF compared to direct laryngoscopy, the rate of failed endotracheal intubation could be reduced in patients with a difficult airway, simulated by means of a rigid cervical immobilization collar...
  31. ncbi Where's the tube? Evaluation of hand-held ultrasound in confirming endotracheal tube placement
    Rosaleen Chun
    Department of Anesthesia, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:366-9. 2004
    ..Thoracic sonography, previously utilized to detect pneumothoraces, has not been tested to assess ETT placement...
  32. ncbi The Airtraq as a rescue airway device following failed direct laryngoscopy: a case series
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, Clinical Sciences Institute, National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 62:598-601. 2007
    ..In contrast, with the Airtraq device, each patient's trachea was successfully intubated on the first attempt. This report underlines the utility of the Airtraq device in these patients...
  33. pmc Continuous control of endotracheal cuff pressure and tracheal wall damage: a randomized controlled animal study
    Saad Nseir
    Intensive Care Unit, Calmette Hospital, University Hospital of Lille, boulevard du Pr Leclercq, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Crit Care 11:R109. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that efficient continuous control of the endotracheal cuff pressure using a pneumatic device would reduce tracheal ischemic lesions in piglets ventilated for 48 hours through a high-volume, low-pressure endotracheal tube...
  34. ncbi Airway management in the emergency department: a one-year study of 610 tracheal intubations
    J C Sakles
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, School of Medicine Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 31:325-32. 1998
    ..To describe the methods, success rates, and immediate complications of tracheal intubations performed in the emergency department of an urban teaching hospital...
  35. ncbi [Resection with end-to-end anastomosis for postintubation tracheal stenosis]
    Rosa Babarro Fernández
    Servicio de Otorrinolaringologia, Hospital Universitario Juan Canalejo, A Coruna, Espana
    Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 58:16-9. 2007
    ..To study results of resection and end-to-end anastomosis in tracheal stenosis (TS)...
  36. ncbi Intubating conditions and hemodynamic effects of etomidate for rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department: an observational cohort study
    Peter J Zed
    Clinical Service Unit, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 13:378-83. 2006
    ..To describe and analyze the intubating conditions and hemodynamic effects of etomidate in patients undergoing rapid sequence intubation (RSI) in the emergency department...
  37. ncbi Guidelines for emergency tracheal intubation immediately after traumatic injury
    C Michael Dunham
    St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio 44501 1790, USA
    J Trauma 55:162-79. 2003
  38. ncbi Impact of unplanned extubation and reintubation after weaning on nosocomial pneumonia risk in the intensive care unit: a prospective multicenter study
    Arnaud de Lassence
    Medical ICU, Avicenne Hospital, Bobigny, France
    Anesthesiology 97:148-56. 2002
    ....
  39. pmc Prehospital rapid sequence induction by emergency physicians: is it safe?
    C A Mackay
    Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel
    Emerg Med J 18:20-4. 2001
    ..To determine if there were differences in practice or intubation mishap rate between anaesthetists and accident and emergency physicians performing rapid sequence induction of anaesthesia (RSI) in the prehospital setting...
  40. ncbi A prospective, randomized, study comparing early percutaneous dilational tracheotomy to prolonged translaryngeal intubation (delayed tracheotomy) in critically ill medical patients
    Mark J Rumbak
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupation Medicine, Tampa General Hospital University of South Florida Health Science Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1689-94. 2004
    ..The effects of early percutaneous dilational tracheotomy compared with delayed tracheotomy in critically ill medical patients needing prolonged mechanical ventilation were assessed...
  41. ncbi Comparison of Macintosh, Truview EVO2, Glidescope, and Airwayscope laryngoscope use in patients with cervical spine immobilization
    M A Malik
    Department of Anaesthesia, Clinical Sciences Institute, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Br J Anaesth 101:723-30. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi The Combitube as a salvage airway device for paramedic rapid sequence intubation
    Daniel P Davis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:697-704. 2003
    ..Here we describe our experience with the Combitube (esophageal-tracheal twin-lumen airway device) as a salvage airway device for paramedic rapid sequence intubation...
  43. ncbi Morbid obesity and tracheal intubation
    Jay B Brodsky
    Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94303, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:732-6; table of contents. 2002
    ..We conclude that obesity alone is not predictive of tracheal intubation difficulties...
  44. ncbi Comparison of the intubating laryngeal mask airway with the fiberoptic intubation in anticipated difficult airway management
    O Langeron
    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Pitie Salpetriere, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
    Anesthesiology 94:968-72. 2001
    ..The authors therefore compared the effectiveness of the ILMA with FIB in patients with anticipated difficult intubation...
  45. ncbi Non-invasive mechanical ventilation in status asthmaticus
    M M Fernandez
    Intensive Care Department, Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí s n, 08208 Sabadell, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 27:486-92. 2001
    ..To evaluate our clinical experience with the use of non-invasive mechanical ventilation (NIMV) in patients with an acute asthmatic attack...
  46. ncbi Prediction of difficult mask ventilation
    O Langeron
    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Pitie Salpetriere, Universite Paris VI, Paris, France
    Anesthesiology 92:1229-36. 2000
    ..Because the incidence of difficult mask ventilation (DMV) and the factors associated with it are not well known, we undertook this prospective study...
  47. ncbi Evaluation of the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes in patients at increased risk for difficult tracheal intubation
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 63:182-8. 2008
    ..4 (0.8) vs 7.7 (3.0)). Tracheal intubation with the Airtraq also reduced the degree of haemodynamic stimulation and minor trauma compared to the Macintosh laryngoscope...
  48. ncbi The influence of endotracheal tube leak on the assessment of respiratory function in ventilated children
    E Main
    Physiotherapy Department, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, Great Ormond Street, London WC1 N 3JH, UK
    Intensive Care Med 27:1788-97. 2001
    ..This study aimed to assess the influence of tracheal tube leak on measurements of C(rs), R(rs) and expired tidal volume (V(TE)) in ventilated children in order to establish when such measurements were reliable in this population...
  49. ncbi Measurement of tracheal tube cuff pressure in critical care
    D Vyas
    Department of Anaesthesia, Leeds General Infirmary, UK
    Anaesthesia 57:275-7. 2002
    ..Critically ill patients are particularly vulnerable to tracheal injury due to prolonged intubation. We suggest that cuff pressures should be measured regularly...
  50. ncbi The effectiveness of premedication for endotracheal intubation in mechanically ventilated neonates. A systematic review
    Vibhuti Shah
    Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X5, Canada
    Clin Perinatol 29:535-54. 2002
    ..Adequately skilled staff who have a full understanding of the potential benefits and harms of the interventions used should perform intubation and the administration of premedication in neonates...
  51. ncbi An update on bronchial blockers during lung separation techniques in adults
    Javier H Campos
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa Health Care, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1079, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:1266-74. 2003
    ..The current use of bronchial blockers, supported by scientific evidence, dictates that bronchial blockers should be available in any service that performs lung separation techniques...
  52. ncbi A comparison of a left-sided Broncho-Cath with the torque control blocker univent and the wire-guided blocker
    Javier H Campos
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa Health Care, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:283-9, table of contents. 2003
    ..For elective thoracic surgical cases, once the lung was isolated, the management seemed to be similar for all three tube groups...
  53. ncbi Energy balance in the intubated human airway is an indicator of optimal gas conditioning
    Stuart N Ryan
    Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand
    Crit Care Med 30:355-61. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the inspired gas condition that was thermodynamically neutral to the airway of intubated patients, and also examine the contribution of the endotracheal tube to airway heat and water balance...
  54. ncbi A prospective, randomized comparison of an in-line heat moisture exchange filter and heated wire humidifiers: rates of ventilator-associated early-onset (community-acquired) or late-onset (hospital-acquired) pneumonia and incidence of endotracheal tube oc
    O C Kirton
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, and the Ryder Trauma Center, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Fla 33101, USA
    Chest 112:1055-9. 1997
    ..Englewood, Colo) in the mechanical ventilator circuit on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) and the rate of endotracheal tube occlusion...
  55. pmc Prehospital tracheal intubation in severely injured patients: a Danish observational study
    Erika Frischknecht Christensen
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Aarhus, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
    BMJ 327:533-4. 2003
  56. ncbi The out-of-hospital esophageal and endobronchial intubations performed by emergency physicians
    Arnd Timmermann
    Department of Anesthesiology, Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine, Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany
    Anesth Analg 104:619-23. 2007
    ..Rapid establishment of a patent airway in ill or injured patients is a priority for prehospital rescue personnel. Out-of-hospital tracheal intubation can be challenging. Unrecognized esophageal intubation is a clinical disaster...
  57. ncbi A randomized study assessing the systematic search for maxillary sinusitis in nasotracheally mechanically ventilated patients. Influence of nosocomial maxillary sinusitis on the occurrence of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    L Holzapfel
    Service de Réanimation et Service de Bactériologie, Centre Hospitalier, Bourg en Bresse and Département de Biostastistique et Informatique Médicale, Hopital Saint Louis, Paris, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:695-701. 1999
    ..The effect on mortality should be confirmed...
  58. ncbi Predicting difficult intubation--worthwhile exercise or pointless ritual?
    S M Yentis
    Anaesthesia 57:105-9. 2002
  59. ncbi Expression of cytokine-induced neutrophil chemoattractant in rat lungs by intratracheal instillation of nickel oxide nanoparticles
    Kenichiro Nishi
    Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Inhal Toxicol 21:1030-9. 2009
    ..In lung tissue, infiltration of mainly neutrophils and alveolar macrophages was observed from day 3 to 6 months in alveoli. These results suggest that CINC was involved in lung injury by nickel oxide nanoparticles...
  60. ncbi Movement of the upper cervical spine during laryngoscopy: a comparison of the Bonfils intubation fibrescope and the Macintosh laryngoscope
    C Rudolph
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Leipzig University Hospital, Liebigstrasse 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Anaesthesia 60:668-72. 2005
    ..001 and p = 0.049, respectively). There is therefore significantly less movement of the upper cervical spine during laryngoscopy with the Bonfils fibrescope compared with the Macintosh laryngoscope...
  61. ncbi [Perforation of the hypopharynx as a rare life-threatening complication of endotracheal intubation]
    S Koscielny
    HNO Klinik, Friedrich Schiller Universitat, Jena
    Anaesthesist 55:45-52. 2006
    ..Endotracheal intubation is regarded as the gold standard technique to secure the airway with a low complication rate, however, perforating tracheal or esophageal injuries are rare but severe complications...
  62. ncbi Role of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in postextubation respiratory failure: a meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Care 52:1472-9. 2007
    ..Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV) has been shown to facilitate weaning in mechanically ventilated patients...
  63. ncbi The cuff-leak test is a simple tool to verify severe laryngeal edema in patients undergoing long-term mechanical ventilation
    Yu Hsiu Chung
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC
    Crit Care Med 34:409-14. 2006
    ..The relationship between upper airway obstruction (detected by video bronchoscopy) and the cuff-leak test value for patients with prolonged translaryngeal intubation during percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) was investigated...
  64. ncbi Comparison of the Airway Scope, gum elastic bougie and fibreoptic bronchoscope in simulated difficult tracheal intubation: a manikin study
    Y Koyama
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama shi, 236 0004, Japan
    Anaesthesia 62:936-9. 2007
    ..014). In Cormack and Lehane grade 3 laryngoscopic views, the Airway Scope may enable faster and easier tracheal intubation than does a Macintosh laryngoscope with a gum elastic bougie or a fibreoptic bronchoscope...
  65. ncbi Retention of tracheal intubation skills by novice personnel: a comparison of the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscopes
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 62:272-8. 2007
    ..The substantial decline in direct laryngoscopy skills over time emphasise the need for continued reinforcement of this complex skill...
  66. ncbi Laryngeal ultrasound: a useful method in predicting post-extubation stridor. A pilot study
    L W Ding
    Dept of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Chung Shan South Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan
    Eur Respir J 27:384-9. 2006
    ..The air-column width during cuff deflation was a potential predictor of post-extubation stridor...
  67. ncbi The role of the cuff leak test in predicting the effects of corticosteroid treatment on postextubation stridor
    Chih Liang Wang
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Niaosung Shiang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R O C
    Chang Gung Med J 30:53-61. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of steroids on postextubation stridor based on the clinical response and the cuff leak test...
  68. pmc Dexamethasone to prevent postextubation airway obstruction in adults: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Chao Hsien Lee
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, NO, 92, Section 2, Chung Shan North Road, Taipei City 104, Taiwan
    Crit Care 11:R72. 2007
    ..Another specific objective of our study was to investigate whether an after-effect (that is, a transient lingering benefit) exists 24 hours after the discontinuation of dexamethasone...
  69. ncbi Is there a role for noninvasive ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome? A meta-analysis
    Ritesh Agarwal
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Respir Med 100:2235-8. 2006
    ..However, this analysis is limited by the presence of significant heterogeneity; hence large randomized controlled trials are required to settle this issue...
  70. ncbi A comparison of tracheal intubation using the Airtraq or the Macintosh laryngoscope in routine airway management: A randomised, controlled clinical trial
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 61:1093-9. 2006
    ..Tracheal intubation with the Airtraq resulted in less alterations in heart rate. These findings demonstrate the utility of the Airtraq laryngoscope for tracheal intubation in low risk patients...
  71. ncbi A new expiratory support system for resolving air trapping in lungs during mechanical ventilation: a lung model study
    Akinori Uchiyama
    Osaka University Hospital Intensive Care Unit, Osaka, Japan
    Technol Health Care 15:213-20. 2007
    ..The ES also resolved the air trapping induced by the high airway resistance of the lungs. In conclusion, the ES system resolved the air trapping associated with a narrow endotracheal tube and high airway resistance of the lungs...
  72. ncbi Insertion of the endotracheal tube, laryngeal mask airway and oesophageal-tracheal Combitube. A 6-month comparative prospective study of acquisition and retention skills by medical students
    N Weksler
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Soroka Medical Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:337-40. 2005
    ..Argyle, NY, USA)...
  73. pmc Impact of emergency intubation on central venous oxygen saturation in critically ill patients: a multicenter observational study
    Glenn Hernandez
    Departamento de Medicina Intensiva, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Marcoleta 367, Santiago, Chile
    Crit Care 13:R63. 2009
    ..Therefore, we conducted a study to determine the impact of emergency intubation on ScvO2...
  74. ncbi Prehospital endotracheal intubation in patients with severe traumatic brain injury: guidelines versus reality
    G Franschman
    Department of Anesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Resuscitation 80:1147-51. 2009
    ..The discrepancy between guidelines and reality warrants changing practice to improve guideline compliance and optimize outcome in TBI patients...
  75. pmc Comparison of the Airtraq and Truview laryngoscopes to the Macintosh laryngoscope for use by Advanced Paramedics in easy and simulated difficult intubation in manikins
    Sajid Nasim
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Emerg Med 9:2. 2009
    ..Novel indirect laryngoscopes, such as the Airtraq and Truview laryngoscopes may reduce this risk...
  76. ncbi Early goal-directed therapy in moderate to high-risk cardiac surgery patients
    Poonam Malhotra Kapoor
    Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Ann Card Anaesth 11:27-34. 2008
    ..This study is inconclusive with regard to the beneficial aspects of the early goal-directed therapy in cardiac surgery patients, although a few benefits were observed...
  77. ncbi A comparison of direct and indirect laryngoscopes and the ILMA in novice users: a manikin study
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 62:1161-6. 2007
    ..The performance of the other devices studied was more variable. Overall, participants found that only the Airtraq was less difficult to use and they were more confident using it compared to the Macinosh laryngoscope...
  78. pmc Prophylactic administration of parenteral steroids for preventing airway complications after extubation in adults: meta-analysis of randomised placebo controlled trials
    Tao Fan
    Pneumology Group, Department of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    BMJ 337:a1841. 2008
    ..To determine whether steroids are effective in preventing laryngeal oedema after extubation and reducing the need for subsequent reintubation in critically ill adults...
  79. ncbi Corticosteroids for prevention of postextubation laryngeal edema in adults
    Russel J Roberts
    School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:686-91. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of prophylactic corticosteroid therapy in preventing postextubation laryngeal edema (PELE) and the need for reintubation in adults...
  80. ncbi Silver-coated endotracheal tubes and incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia: the NASCENT randomized trial
    Marin H Kollef
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    JAMA 300:805-13. 2008
    ..Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) causes substantial morbidity. A silver-coated endotracheal tube has been designed to reduce VAP incidence by preventing bacterial colonization and biofilm formation...
  81. ncbi Use of the Airtraq laryngoscope in a model of difficult intubation by prehospital providers not previously trained in laryngoscopy
    M Woollard
    School of Biomedical Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Anaesthesia 62:1061-5. 2007
    ..Users evaluated it as easy to use and achieved intubation within an acceptable breath-to-breath interval...
  82. ncbi Preoxygenation in critically ill patients requiring emergency tracheal intubation
    Thomas C Mort
    Surgical ICU, Hartford Hospital, Anesthesiology Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:2672-5. 2005
    ..To determine the effectiveness of preoxygenation with 100% oxygen in the critically ill patient in preparation for emergency tracheal intubation...
  83. ncbi Impact of humidification systems on ventilator-associated pneumonia: a randomized multicenter trial
    Jean Claude Lacherade
    Medical Unit, Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, France
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1276-82. 2005
    ....
  84. ncbi Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation reverses acute respiratory failure in select "do-not-intubate" patients
    Guilherme Schettino
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:1976-82. 2005
    ..To determine the outcome from the use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in "do-not-intubate" (DNI) patients in acute respiratory failure...
  85. ncbi Early clinical experience with a new videolaryngoscope (GlideScope) in 728 patients
    Richard M Cooper
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 3 EN 421, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 52:191-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate a new videolaryngoscope and assess its ability to provide laryngeal exposure and facilitate intubation...
  86. ncbi Management of the difficult airway: a closed claims analysis
    Gene N Peterson
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
    Anesthesiology 103:33-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the patterns of liability associated with malpractice claims arising from management of the difficult airway...
  87. ncbi Description and first clinical application of AirWay Scope for tracheal intubation
    Jun ichi Koyama
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 18:247-50. 2006
    ..Here, we report the first clinical application of this system and describe potential advantages of the apparatus...
  88. ncbi Effect of out-of-hospital pediatric endotracheal intubation on survival and neurological outcome: a controlled clinical trial
    M Gausche
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, and Harbor UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, Calif 90509, USA
    JAMA 283:783-90. 2000
    ..Endotracheal intubation (ETI) is widely used for airway management of children in the out-of-hospital setting, despite a lack of controlled trials demonstrating a positive effect on survival or neurological outcome...
  89. ncbi Airway Scope: initial clinical experience with novice personnel
    Yoshihiro Hirabayashi
    Can J Anaesth 54:160-1. 2007
  90. ncbi Proper insertion depth of endotracheal tubes in adults by topographic landmarks measurements
    Shmuel Evron
    Department of Anesthesia, The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon 58100, Israel
    J Clin Anesth 19:15-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate a new method of endotracheal tube (ETT) positioning relative to carina, based on external topographic landmarks...
  91. ncbi Learning and performance of tracheal intubation by novice personnel: a comparison of the Airtraq and Macintosh laryngoscope
    C H Maharaj
    Department of Anaesthesia, University College Hospital Galway, Ireland
    Anaesthesia 61:671-7. 2006
    ..The Airtraq device showed a rapid learning curve and the students found it significantly easier to use. The Airtraq appears to be a superior device for novice personnel to acquire the skills of tracheal intubation...
  92. ncbi Prehospital airway management: a prospective evaluation of anaesthesia trained emergency physicians
    Arnd Timmermann
    Department of Anesthesiology, Emergency and Intensive Care and Medicine, Georg August University of Goettingen, Germany
    Resuscitation 70:179-85. 2006
    ..To determine the characteristics of prehospital tracheal intubation and the incidence of difficult-to-manage airways in out-of-hospital patients managed by emergency medicine physicians with anaesthesia training...
  93. ncbi Effects of open endotracheal suction on lung volume in infants receiving HFOV
    D G Tingay
    Department of Neonatology, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Rd, 3052, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 33:689-93. 2007
    ..To describe the pattern and magnitude of lung volume change during open endotracheal tube (ETT) suction in infants receiving high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV)...
  94. ncbi Airway management in adults after cervical spine trauma
    Edward T Crosby
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 104:1293-318. 2006
    ..There are no outcome data that would support a recommendation for a particular practice option for airway management; a number of options seem appropriate and acceptable...
  95. pmc End tidal carbon dioxide monitoring in prehospital and retrieval medicine: a review
    M J Donald
    Accident and Emergency Department, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD19SY UK
    Emerg Med J 23:728-30. 2006
    ..The units now available are compact and rugged, with extended battery operating times, which are ideally suited for prehospital use and should be considered as an essential item for advanced airway management...
  96. ncbi Airway intubation in a helicopter cabin: video vs. direct laryngoscopy in manikins
    Benjamin Berg
    Telehealth Research Institute, University of Hawaii, John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:820-3. 2009
    ..An alternative method is video laryngoscopy (VID) that displays magnified images of the glottic opening on a video monitor and allows intubation despite nonstandard positioning...
  97. ncbi Should we use etomidate as an induction agent for endotracheal intubation in patients with septic shock?: a critical appraisal
    William L Jackson
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Critical Care Medicine Service, Building 2, Room 3M12, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Chest 127:1031-8. 2005
    ..The potential role for concomitant empiric steroid replacement and the comparability of alternative induction regimens are also discussed...
  98. ncbi Endotracheal intracuff pressures in the ED and prehospital setting: is there a problem?
    James E Svenson
    Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 25:53-6. 2007
    ..The time spent in these settings may be long enough for pressure-induced tracheal mucosal injury to occur. The purpose of this study is to assess cuff pressures in intubated patients before aeromedical transport...
  99. pmc Effects of steroids on reintubation and post-extubation stridor in adults: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Samir Jaber
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, University Saint Eloi Hospital, France
    Crit Care 13:R49. 2009
    ..The efficacy of steroid administration before planned tracheal extubation in critical care patients remains controversial with respect to the selection of patients most likely to benefit from this treatment...
  100. ncbi Risk factors for extubation failure in patients following a successful spontaneous breathing trial
    Fernando Frutos-Vivar
    Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Carretera de Toledo Km 12, 500, 28905 Getafe, Madrid, Spain
    Chest 130:1664-71. 2006
    ..To assess the factors associated with reintubation in patients who had successfully passed a spontaneous breathing trial...
  101. ncbi The Thai Anesthesia Incident Monitoring Study (Thai AIMS) of endobronchial intubation: an analysis of 1996 incident reports
    Krairerk Sintavanuruk
    Department of Anesthesiology, Charoenkrung Pracharak Hospital, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:1854-60. 2008
    ..To analyze the clinical course, outcomes, contributing factor, corrective and preventive strategies of accidental endobroncheal intubation (EBI) in the Thai Anesthesia Incident Monitoring Study (Thai AIMS)...

Research Grants26

  1. Effect of Out-of-Hospital Endotracheal Intubation Errors
    Henry Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These analyses are innovative in the fields of EMS, patient safety and health services research and will help to justify system-wide efforts to reduce errors in this complex procedure. ..
  2. Hypertonic Modulation of Inflammation following Injury
    Eileen M Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of these studies will provide valuable information to determine the ultimate therapeutic use of the resuscitation strategy. ..
  3. The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt Trauma
    Eileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Bcl-2 and Ca2+ Homeostasis in Cardiac Dysfunction
    Ulrich Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The ability to modify apoptosis and contractile properties in heart failure would represent an important step towards developing new therapeutic approaches for heart failure. ..
  5. Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in Hospices
    Keela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. 2008 Biology of Acute Respiratory Infections Gordon Research Conference
    JOSEPH MIZGERD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..End of Abstract) [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Strategies for Airway Management & Prevention Endotracheal Tube Cuff Intervention
    MARY SOLE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Validation of the NIH Stroke Scale in Children
    Rebecca Ichord; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These observations, and the availability of a simple valid clinical stroke scale for children, will be important for planning and conducting future clinical trials and outcome studies for childhood stroke. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. 3rd Annual Pediatric Telehealth Colloquium
    James Marcin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Incorporating telemedicine into pediatric care can help increase access, decrease disparities and increase quality of care provided to children living in rural and underserved communities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. NEUTROPHIL ACTIVATION IN ACUTE LUNG INJURY
    Edward Abraham; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  11. Assessment of Lung function in Mice
    Jason Bates; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  12. MECHANICS OF ACUTE LUNG INJURY
    Jason Bates; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of our studies are expected to lead to the design of physiologically-based lung recruitment strategies that can be tailored to the individual patient with ALI. This will set the stage for future clinical trials. ..
  13. Quantifying Left Ventricular Ejection Effectiveness
    Michael Pinsky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The ultimate goal of this proposal is to develop and validate an echocardiographic-based algorithm that quantifies LV ejection effectiveness by merging both power and synchrony of contraction into a common metric. ..
  14. Aging Influence on the Development of Sleep Apnea
    Atul Malhotra; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Oramelts with DGL: Treatment of Minor RAU
    Michael Martin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If these claims are verified in clinical trials, Orahealth Corporation will take the product to market, providing health benefits to the 20% of people who suffer from minor recurrent aphthous ulcers. ..
  16. The Effect of Sedation on Restorative Sleep
    Avery Tung; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Knowledge from this proposal will provide scientific insight into the relationships between anesthesia and sleep, and may lead to more effective clinical use of ICU sedatives. ..
  17. Heart Period Variability in Critically Ill VLBW Infants
    Sandra Smith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..of heart period power, (2) test the impact of developmental care on heart period power, and (3) develop and test interventions that would promote balance in the low- and high-frequency regions of heart period power ..
  18. Cytoprotection by VEGF and HO-1 in Hyperoxic Lung Injury
    JONATHAN SINER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These investigations will provide insight into the cytoprotective effects of HO-1 and VEGF and mechanisms of protection from hyperoxic acute lung injury. ..
  19. ROLE OF SURFACTANT PROTEIN D IN SURFACTANT HOMEOSTASIS
    Machiko Ikegami; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The intended studies will provide fundamental insights into the role of SP-D in the protection of the lung, as well as into the basic mechanisms determining surfactant homeostasis. ..
  20. MODULATION OF OXIDANT INJURY BY FGF-10
    Daya Upadhyay; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..My proposed work will enable me to understand the molecular and biological basis of the pathophysiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome and pulmonary fibrosis. ..
  21. PHONATION AND PHONATORY CONTROL IN VOCAL TREMORS
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experimental phase consists of studies of neuromuscular and respiratory input to the larynx. This information about vocal tremor will be applied to model simulations with the use of physiological signals as input model parameters. ..
  22. Sleep Apnea and Obesity: Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
    Atul Malhotra; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This data may have important implications for the diagnosis and treatment of these abnormalities. ..
  23. Micellar VIP Nanoparticles for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Israel Rubinstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Red Blood Cells, Nitric Oxide and Pulmonary Circulation
    Steven Deem; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  25. HYPOXIC PULMONARY VASOCANSTRICTION AND RED BLOOD CELLS
    Steven Deem; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. Electrode Array Reanimation of the Paralyzed Larynx
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Nerve samples will be harvested and studied to examine the effects of the implanted array on RLN fibers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..