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(icTV) Invitation from ICMx Editor-in-Chief Mervyn Singer

ATTENTION ABSTRACT PRESENTERS: Submit your work to Intensive Care Medicine Experimental Intensive Care Medicine Experimental (ICMx) always welcomes high quality manuscripts highlighting basic, translational and experimental research related to all facets of critical illness, however it is notable that there were a number of high quality abstracts presented at the recent ESICM annual congress in […]

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EDGT Nutrition?

(icTV) Commentary on EAT-ICU TRIAL Jean-Charles Preiser sits down with icTV to comment on the EAT-ICU trial on early goal-directed nutrition in ICU patients. Results from this trial were presented at LIVES 2017 in Vienna and were recently published in Intensive Care Medicine. Read the article in ICM HERE.     […]

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EAT-ICU TRIAL RESULTS

Early goal-directed nutrition versus standard care In this icTV interview, Anders Perner describes the EAT-ICU trial, which compared early goal-directed nutrition versus standard of care in adult intensive care patients. Results from this trial were presented during the Clinical Trials Session at LIVES 2017 in Vienna and were recently published in Intensive Care Medicine. Read […]

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FUNGAL BIOMARKERS: RCT RESULTS

ARE FUNGAL BIOMARKERS USEFUL IN TREATING CANDIDA? Saad Nseir sits down with icTV to discuss the encouraging results from his recently published randomised control trial, which examined the use of a biomarker strategy for early discontinuation of empirical antifungal treatment in critically ill patients. Findings from this trial were presented for the first time publicly during […]

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SOS VENTILATION TRIAL RESULTS

SOS VENTILATION TRIAL RESULTS When is it most beneficial to stop sedation? In this icTV interview, Gerald Chanques discusses his recently published randomised, parallel-group clinical trial, which compared immediate interruption of sedation with usual sedation care in critically ill postoperative patients. Results from this trial were presented during the Clinical Trials Session at LIVES 2017 in […]

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GRAVITY-VAP TRIAL RESULTS

GRAVITY-VAP TRIAL RESULTS Can the lateral trendelenburg position prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia? In this icTV interview, Gianluigi Li Bassi discusses his recently published RCT “Lateral Trendelenburg versus semirecumbent body position for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia” and Ignacio Martin-Loeches comments on what makes this trial noteworthy.  Results from this trial were presented during the Clinical Trials […]

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HOT TOPIC RESULTS ~ SUPERNOVA PILOT TRIAL

(icTV) Interview with Alain Combes Is it possible and safe to deliver “super-protective” ventilatory strategies integrated by ECCO2R in patients with ARDS? To answer this question, the ESICM Trials Group conducted the SUPERNOVA study, a pilot multicentre international trial. Alain Combes (Paris, France) talks about preliminary results that he presented alongside Marco Ranieri (Rome, Italy) […]

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HOT TOPIC RESULTS ~ EGDT FOR SEPSIS CARE IN ZAMBIA

(icTV) Interview with Todd Rice Does protocolised resuscitation with intravenous fluids, vasopressors, and blood transfusion implemented early after presentation to the emergency department improve in-hospital mortality among African adults with sepsis and hypotension compared with usual care? Todd Rice (Nashville, United States) describes the clinical impact of the results of this randomised clinical trial which […]

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HOT TOPIC RESULTS ~ The ART Trial

(icTV) Interview with Alexandre B. Cavalcanti Does use of a lung recruitment maneuver associated with positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) titration according to the best respiratory-system compliance reduce 28-day mortality of patients with moderate-to-severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) compared to a conventional low-PEEP strategy? In this icTV interview, Alexandre B. Cavalcanti (São Paulo, Brazil) discusses […]

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