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ICU Management

Improved Survival Rates in Aortic Dissection

2014 07 Nov

Hospitalisation rates for aortic dissection (AD) have remained stable, although survival rates have improved particularly in patients undergoing surgical repair, according to a new study reported in the November 2014 issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.Researchers examined US inpatient Medicare data from 2000 to 2011 to determine... Read more

ICU Management

Cerebral Oxyhaemoglobin: a Useful Indicator of Neuroprotection

2014 31 Aug

A prospective, multi-centre, cohort study was conducted to test whether regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO2) predicts neurological outcomes after out-of-hospitals cardiac arrest (OHCA). The primary goal of the study was to learn more about oxyhaemoglobin (oxy-Hb) levels in the cerebral tissues during the development of anoxic and ischaemic brain... Read more


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