Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- The Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II. Article of Knaus et al with expert commentary by Dr Derek AngusAli Al-Khafaji
Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
J Crit Care 22:85-8. 2007
- Critical care management of patients with end-stage liver diseaseAli Al-Khafaji
Abdominal Organs Transplant Intensive Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 39:1157-66. 2011..To review the management of complications related to end-stage liver disease in the intensive care unit. The goal of this review is to address topics important to the practicing physician...
- Liberation From Renal Replacement Therapy After Cadaveric Liver TransplantationIbtesam A Hilmi
Center for Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Transplant Direct 2:e110. 2016..We investigated the factors associated with liberation from posttransplant RRT and studied the impact of RRT on patient and graft outcomes...
- Protocolized fluid therapy in brain-dead donors: the multicenter randomized MOnIToR trialAli Al-Khafaji
Center for Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Intensive Care Med 41:418-26. 2015..We conducted the first large multicenter randomized trial in brain-dead donors to determine whether protocolized fluid therapy increases the number of organs transplanted...
- Acute kidney injury after orthotopic liver transplantation using living donor versus deceased donor grafts: A propensity score-matched analysisIbtesam A Hilmi
Department of Anesthesiology, Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Liver Transpl 21:1179-85. 2015..The donors were also younger for the matched patients than for the unmatched patients. In conclusion, receiving a graft from a living donor has a protective effect against early post-LT AKI...
- TIMP2•IGFBP7 biomarker panel accurately predicts acute kidney injury in high-risk surgical patientsKyle J Gunnerson
From the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Internal Medicine K J G, Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Anesthesia A D S, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Department of Medicine L S C, Division of Intensive Care Medicine and Division of Nephrology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia Department of Anesthesiology A B, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida Center for Critical Care Nephrology A A K, J A K, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine K K, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Department of Surgery M L, University of Maryland School of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland and Statistical Consultant J S, M G W, Carlsbad, California
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 80:243-9. 2016....
- Monitoring Organ Donors to Improve Transplantation Results (MOnIToR) trial methodologyAli Al-Khafaji
Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Crit Care Resusc 15:234-40. 2013..We describe the study design and discuss unique aspects of doing research in this population...
- Trial of shift scheduling with standardized sign-out to improve continuity of care in intensive care unitsLillian L Emlet
Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Laboratory, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Crit Care Med 40:3129-34. 2012..These restrictions force training programs with night call responsibilities to either maintain a traditional program with alternative night float schedules or adopt a "shift" model, both with increased handoffs...