D J Kutsogiannis
Affiliation: University of Alberta
- Drotrecogin alfa (activated) in patients with severe sepsis presenting with purpura fulminans, meningitis, or meningococcal disease: a retrospective analysis of patients enrolled in recent clinical studiesJean Louis Vincent
Department of Intensive Care, University of Brussels, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
Crit Care 9:R331-43. 2005....
- Bench-to-bedside review: current evidence for extracorporeal albumin dialysis systems in liver failureConstantine J Karvellas
University of Alberta Liver Unit, Zeidler Ledcor Building, 130 University Campus, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2X8 Canada
Crit Care 11:215. 2007..The appropriate comparator is standard medical therapy rather than head-to-head comparisons of different forms of albumin dialysis...
- Regional citrate anticoagulation in continuous venovenous hemodiafiltrationD J Kutsogiannis
Division of Critical Care Medicine, The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Am J Kidney Dis 35:802-11. 2000..091/person-day on citrate anticoagulation (95% CI, 0.03 to 0.23). Guiding regional citrate anticoagulation through the use of posthemofilter ionized calcium levels is a safe and effective method of prolonging filter life during CVVHDF...
- Regional citrate versus systemic heparin anticoagulation for continuous renal replacement in critically ill patientsDemetrios J Kutsogiannis
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Kidney Int 67:2361-7. 2005....
- Medical management to optimize donor organ potential: review of the literatureDemetrios J Kutsogiannis
Division of Critical Care Medicine and Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Can J Anaesth 53:820-30. 2006..The purpose of this literature review is to provide updated recommendations for the contemporary management of organ donors after the neurological determination of death in order to maximize the probability of recipient graft survival...
- When should renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury be initiated and discontinued?R T Noel Gibney
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
Blood Purif 26:473-84. 2008..e. uremic, metabolic, fluid balance) have been used; however, at present there is no consensus to guide clinicians on the most favorable time to initiate and/or discontinue RRT to optimize patient outcomes...
- Family satisfaction with care in the intensive care unit: results of a multiple center studyDaren K Heyland
Departments of Medicine, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Crit Care Med 30:1413-8. 2002..To determine the level of satisfaction of family members with the care that they and their critically ill relative received...
- Most critically ill patients are perceived to die in comfort during withdrawal of life support: a Canadian multicentre studyGraeme M Rocker
Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Can J Anaesth 51:623-30. 2004..Most deaths in intensive care units (ICUs) follow a withdrawal of life support (LS). Evaluation of this process including the related perspectives of grieving family members is integral to improvement of palliation in the ICU...