October 13, 2017

Clinical Trial Commentary

(icTV) Commentary on the ARREVE Observational Study

In this icTV interview, Randall J. Curtis discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the ARREVE study, which was the first to compare terminal weaning or immediate extubation for withdrawing mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients. What impact will the study results have on extubation strategies in the future? Curtis provides his thoughts.

Results from this trial were first presented at LIVES 2017 in Vienna and recently published in Intensive Care Medicine.

Read the article (free access) in ICM HERE.

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