Medizinische Klinik - Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin

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List of Papers (Total 113)

Predictive value of outcome scores in patients suffering from cardiogenic shock complicating AMI

Background Scoring systems in critical care patients are essential for prediction of outcome and for evaluation of therapy. In this study we determined the value of the APACHE II, APACHE III, Elebute–Stoner, SOFA, and SAPS II scoring systems in the prediction of mortality in patients with cardiogenic shock (CS) complicating acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Material and methods In ...

Enteral nutrition is associated with improved outcome in patients with severe sepsis

Introduction The optimal nutritional strategy remains controversial, particularly in severely septic patients. Our aim was to analyze the effect of three nutritional strategies—enteral (EN), parenteral (PN), and combined nutrition (EN+PN)—on the outcome of patients with severe sepsis or septic shock. Patients and methods This secondary analysis of the prospective, ...

Spontaneous intramural small-bowel hematoma secondary to anticoagulant therapy: a case series

Spontaneous small-bowel hematomas most commonly involve the jejunum, followed by the ileum and duodenum, and occur in patients who receive excessive anticoagulation with phenprocoumon/warfarin or who have additional risk factors for bleeding. We report three cases of intramural small-bowel hematoma, all complications of treatment with phenprocoumon, which nowadays is used ...