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  1. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article [1], the figure legends of Fig. 2 and Fig. 3 are wrong and should be changed as below:

    Authors: Yohei Okada, Tasuku Matsuyama, Sachiko Morita, Naoki Ehara, Nobuhiro Miyamae, Takaaki Jo, Yasuyuki Sumida, Nobunaga Okada, Makoto Watanabe, Masahiro Nozawa, Ayumu Tsuruoka, Yoshihiro Fujimoto, Yoshiki Okumura, Tetsuhisa Kitamura, Shungo Yamamoto, Ryoji Iiduka…

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:1

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    The original article was published in Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:27

  2. Content type: Review

    Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a common complication in sepsis. Since DIC not only promotes organ dysfunction but also is a strong prognostic factor, its diagnosis at the earliest possible tim...

    Authors: Toshiaki Iba, Eizo Watanabe, Yutaka Umemura, Takeshi Wada, Kei Hayashida, Shigeki Kushimoto and Hideo Wada

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:32

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  3. Content type: Review

    Enteral nutrition (EN) can maintain the structure and function of the gastrointestinal mucosa better than parenteral nutrition. In critically ill patients, EN must be discontinued or interrupted, if gastrointe...

    Authors: Hiroomi Tatsumi

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:30

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  4. Content type: Research

    Outcomes in emergent patients with suspected infection depend on how quickly clinicians evaluate the patients and start treatment. This study was performed to compare the predictive ability of the quantitative...

    Authors: Oi Yasufumi, Naoto Morimura, Aya Shirasawa, Hiroshi Honzawa, Yutaro Oyama, Shoko Niida, Takeru Abe, Shouhei Imaki and Ichiro Takeuchi

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:29

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  5. Content type: Research

    Accurate and early identification of infection sites might help to drive crucial decisions regarding the treatment of sepsis. We aimed to determine the clinical and etiological features of infection according ...

    Authors: Toshikazu Abe, Hiroshi Ogura, Shigeki Kushimoto, Atsushi Shiraishi, Takehiro Sugiyama, Gautam A. Deshpande, Masatoshi Uchida, Isao Nagata, Daizoh Saitoh, Seitaro Fujishima, Toshihiko Mayumi, Toru Hifumi, Yasukazu Shiino, Taka-aki Nakada, Takehiko Tarui, Yasuhiro Otomo…

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:28

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  6. Content type: Research

    Accidental hypothermia is a serious condition that requires immediate and accurate assessment to determine severity and treatment. Currently, accidental hypothermia is evaluated using the Swiss grading system ...

    Authors: Yohei Okada, Tasuku Matsuyama, Sachiko Morita, Naoki Ehara, Nobuhiro Miyamae, Takaaki Jo, Yasuyuki Sumida, Nobunaga Okada, Makoto Watanabe, Masahiro Nozawa, Ayumu Tsuruoka, Yoshihiro Fujimoto, Yoshiki Okumura, Tetsuhisa Kitamura, Shungo Yamamoto, Ryoji Iiduka…

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:27

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:1

  7. Content type: Research

    Circulating levels of soluble urokinase plasminogen activation receptor (suPAR) have been proposed as a prognostic biomarker in patients with critical illness and sepsis. However, the origin of suPAR in sepsis...

    Authors: Hendrik Gussen, Philipp Hohlstein, Matthias Bartneck, Klaudia Theresa Warzecha, Lukas Buendgens, Tom Luedde, Christian Trautwein, Alexander Koch and Frank Tacke

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:26

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  8. Content type: Research

    While understanding of critical illness and delirium continue to evolve, the impact on clinical practice is often unknown and delayed. Our purpose was to provide insight into practice changes by characterizing...

    Authors: Gary D. Owen, Joanna L. Stollings, Shayan Rakhit, Li Wang, Chang Yu, Morgan A. Hosay, James W. Stewart, Fernando Frutos-Vivar, Oscar Peñuelas, Andres Esteban, Antonio R. Anzueto, Konstantinos Raymondos, Fernando Rios, Arnaud W. Thille, Marco González, Bin Du…

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:25

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  9. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    The study by Ogura et al. investigated the association between the structures of intensive care units (ICUs) affecting patient outcomes. A major limitation of this study is that the types of ICUs had not clear...

    Authors: Nobuaki Shime

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:24

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  10. Content type: Research

    Sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) is a signaling lipid essential in regulating processes involved in sepsis pathophysiology, including endothelial permeability and vascular tone. Serum S1P is progressively reduced...

    Authors: Martin Sebastian Winkler, Konstantin B. Märtz, Axel Nierhaus, Günter Daum, Edzard Schwedhelm, Stefan Kluge and Markus H. Gräler

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:23

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  11. Content type: Research

    Early and accurate diagnosis of sepsis is challenging. Although procalcitonin and presepsin have been identified as potential biomarkers to differentiate between sepsis and other non-infectious causes of syste...

    Authors: Yutaka Kondo, Yutaka Umemura, Kei Hayashida, Yoshitaka Hara, Morio Aihara and Kazuma Yamakawa

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:22

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  12. Content type: Research

    Cardiac output measurements may inform diagnosis and provide guidance of therapeutic interventions in patients with hemodynamic instability. The FloTrac™ algorithm uses uncalibrated arterial pressure waveform ...

    Authors: Thomas Kaufmann, Ramon P. Clement, Bart Hiemstra, Jaap Jan Vos, Thomas W. L. Scheeren, Frederik Keus and Iwan C. C. van der Horst

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:21

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  13. Content type: Research

    Currently, the appropriate method of management of patients with refractory septic shock remains unclear. This study aimed to evaluate the factors associated with response to epinephrine in norepinephrine-refr...

    Authors: Daisuke Kasugai, Mitsuaki Nishikimi, Kazuki Nishida, Michiko Higashi, Takanori Yamamoto, Atsushi Numaguchi, Kunihiko Takahashi, Shigeyuki Matsui and Naoyuki Matsuda

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:20

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  14. Content type: Research

    Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions are common procedures performed in the intensive care unit (ICU). However, conservative transfusion approaches have been recommended to avoid RBC transfusions that are not cli...

    Authors: Lesley J. J. Soril, Tom W. Noseworthy, Henry T. Stelfox, David A. Zygun and Fiona M. Clement

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:19

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  15. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article [1], the values of PH in the Table 4 are wrong.

    Authors: Takashi Mizutani, Norio Umemoto, Toshio Taniguchi, Hideki Ishii, Yuri Hiramatsu, Koji Arata, Horagaito Takuya, Sho Inoue, Tsuyoshi Sugiura, Toru Asai, Michiharu Yamada, Toyoaki Murohara and Kiyokazu Shimizu

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:18

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    The original article was published in Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:33

  16. Content type: Review

    The gut is hypothesized to be the “motor” of critical illness. Under basal conditions, the gut plays a crucial role in the maintenance of health. However, in critical illness, all elements of the gut are injur...

    Authors: Shunsuke Otani and Craig M. Coopersmith

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:17

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  17. Content type: Research

    Differentiating sepsis from the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) in critical care patients is challenging, especially before serious organ damage is evident, and with variable clinical presentati...

    Authors: Bert K. Lopansri, Russell R. Miller III, John P. Burke, Mitchell Levy, Steven Opal, Richard E. Rothman, Franco R. D’Alessio, Venkataramana K. Sidhaye, Robert Balk, Jared A. Greenberg, Mark Yoder, Gourang P. Patel, Emily Gilbert, Majid Afshar, Jorge P. Parada, Greg S. Martin…

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:13

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  18. Content type: Research

    Guidelines for grading diastolic dysfunction poorly categorize septic patients. We compared how well the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2009 and 2016 definitions and a simplified definition categor...

    Authors: Michael J. Lanspa, Troy D. Olsen, Emily L. Wilson, Mary Louise Leguyader, Eliotte L. Hirshberg, Jeffrey L. Anderson, Samuel M. Brown and Colin K. Grissom

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:14

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  19. Content type: Research

    One of the main pathophysiological manifestations during the acute phase of sepsis is massive production of proinflammatory mediators. Clinical trials involving direct suppression of inflammatory mediators to ...

    Authors: Ken Kuwajima, Kyungho Chang, Ai Furuta, Masahiko Bougaki, Kanji Uchida, Shigehito Sawamura and Yoshitsugu Yamada

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:12

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  20. Content type: Research

    For patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), employing a well-coordinated, multidisciplinary team specializing in ECMO has reportedly been effective in delivering better clinical outco...

    Authors: Atthasit Komindr, Ryuzo Abe, Yoshihisa Tateishi, Yuka Takahashi, Jun Goto, Keita Wada, Yutaka Furukawa, Atsushi Sugiura, Taro Imaeda, Natsumi Suga, Noriyuki Hattori and Shigeto Oda

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:11

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    Management of fluid therapy in an intensive care unit (ICU) tends to be volume restriction after initial fluid resuscitation, since it has been the consensus that volume overload is associated with complicatio...

    Authors: Kenichiro Morisawa, Shigeki Fujitani and Yasuhiko Taira

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:10

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  22. Content type: Commentary

    This review is a “Pro-Con” discussion about the optimal fluid volume in critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). This article argues that fluids should be aggressively managed in critically il...

    Authors: Katsura Hayakawa

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:9

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  23. Content type: Correction

    In the original publication of this article [1], an Author’s Note section is missing in Declaration.

    Authors: Norbert Banjas, Hans-Bernd Hopf, Ernst Hanisch, Benjamin Friedrichson, Julia Fichte and Alexander Buia

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:8

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    The original article was published in Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:84

  24. Content type: Research

    Although it has been reported that high hospital patient volume results in survival and cost benefits for several diseases, it is uncertain whether this association is applicable in burn care.

    Authors: Akira Endo, Atsushi Shiraishi, Yasuhiro Otomo, Kiyohide Fushimi and Kiyoshi Murata

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:7

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  25. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We have read the study about the association between high red blood cell distribution width and higher ward mortality after intensive care unit discharge. The study increases the evidence that RDW may be a mar...

    Authors: Tiago Antonio Tonietto, Marcio Manozzo Boniatti, Thiago Costa Lisboa, Marina Verçoza Viana and Gustavo Adolpho Moreira Faulhaber

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:6

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  26. Content type: Research

    To determine if real-time compression feedback using a non-automated hand-held device improves patient outcomes from in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA).

    Authors: Reza Goharani, Amir Vahedian-Azimi, Behrooz Farzanegan, Farshid R. Bashar, Mohammadreza Hajiesmaeili, Seyedpouzhia Shojaei, Seyed J. Madani, Keivan Gohari-Moghaddam, Sevak Hatamian, Seyed M. M. Mosavinasab, Masoum Khoshfetrat, Mohammad A. Khabiri Khatir and Andrew C. Miller

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:5

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  27. Content type: Research

    Mechanically ventilated patients often develop muscle weakness post-intensive care admission. Current evidence suggests that early mobilisation of these patients can be an effective intervention in improving t...

    Authors: Catherine Clarissa, Lisa Salisbury, Sheila Rodgers and Susanne Kean

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:3

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  28. Content type: Case report

    Heat stroke induces coagulofibrinolytic activation, which leads to life-threatening disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). However, treatment strategies for DIC in heat stroke have not yet been establis...

    Authors: Hironori Matsumoto, Jun Takeba, Kensuke Umakoshi, Yuki Nakabayashi, Naoki Moriyama, Suguru Annen, Muneaki Ohshita, Satoshi Kikuchi, Norio Sato and Mayuki Aibiki

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:2

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  29. Content type: Research

    Despite the evidence for calibrated cardiac monitored devices to determine fluid responsiveness, there is minimal evidence that the use of cardiac output monitor devices leads to an overall change in IV fluid ...

    Authors: Timothy G. Scully, Robert Grealy, Anthony S. McLean and Sam R. Orde

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:1

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  30. Content type: Research

    Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction is a known risk factor for increased mortality in cardiac surgery. However, the association between RV performance and ICU morbidity is largely unknown.

    Authors: Inge T. Bootsma, Thomas W. L. Scheeren, Fellery de Lange, Johannes Haenen, Piet W. Boonstra and E. Christaan Boerma

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:85

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  31. Content type: Research

    Based on promising results over the past 10 years, the method of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has developed from being used as a ‘rescue therapy’ to become an accepted treatment option for patien...

    Authors: Norbert Banjas, Hans-Bernd Hopf, Ernst Hanisch, Benjamin Friedrichson, Julia Fichte and Alexander Buia

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:84

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:8

  32. Content type: Research

    In patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), an association between hypocapnia and poor clinical outcomes has been reported. However, the optimal arterial carbon dioxide tension (PaCO2) remains unkn...

    Authors: Shota Yokoyama, Toru Hifumi, Tomoya Okazaki, Takahisa Noma, Kenya Kawakita, Takashi Tamiya, Tetsuo Minamino and Yasuhiro Kuroda

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:83

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  33. Content type: Research

    Data regarding trends of muscle loss on ultrasonography (USG) and its relationship with various outcomes among critically ill patients is limited. This study aimed to describe the trends of loss of muscle thic...

    Authors: Vijay Hadda, Rohit Kumar, Gopi Chand Khilnani, Mani Kalaivani, Karan Madan, Pawan Tiwari, Saurabh Mittal, Anant Mohan, Ashu Seith Bhalla and Randeep Guleria

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:81

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  34. Content type: Research

    Physical rehabilitation (PR) interventions in the intensive care unit (ICU) can improve patients’ functional outcomes, yet systematic reviews identified discordant effects and poor reporting. We conducted a sc...

    Authors: Julie C. Reid, Janelle Unger, Devin McCaskell, Laura Childerhose, David J. Zorko and Michelle E. Kho

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:80

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  35. Content type: Research

    Nuclear histone proteins are released into the extracellular space during sepsis and act as major mediators of death. However, circulating histone levels have not been precisely quantified.

    Authors: Takashi Ito, Mayumi Nakahara, Yoshiki Masuda, Sachie Ono, Shingo Yamada, Hiroyasu Ishikura, Hitoshi Imaizumi, Chinatsu Kamikokuryo, Yasuyuki Kakihana and Ikuro Maruyama

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:79

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  36. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We have read the case report about a decompression sickness that was unresponsive to hyperbaric oxygen treatment in your journal. Presented case is intriguing; however, we think there are some contradictive is...

    Authors: Bengusu Mirasoglu and Samil Aktas

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:77

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  37. Content type: Research

    A recombinant form of antithrombin (AT), called AT gamma, is being developed as an alternative to AT derived from human plasma. To compare the efficacy and safety of AT gamma to plasma-derived AT (pAT), we con...

    Authors: Shigeatsu Endo and Ryutaro Shimazaki

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:75

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  38. Content type: Research

    High red blood cell distribution width (RDW) is associated with worse outcome in diverse scenarios, including in critical illness. The Sabadell score (SS) predicts in-hospital survival after ICU discharge. We ...

    Authors: Rafael Fernandez, Silvia Cano, Ignacio Catalan, Olga Rubio, Carles Subira, Jaume Masclans, Gina Rognoni, Lara Ventura, Caroline Macharete, Len Winfield and Josep Mª. Alcoverro

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:74

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  39. Content type: Research

    It is not clear whether vasopressin versus norepinephrine changed mortality in clinical practice in the Vasopressin and Septic Shock Trial (VASST) coordinating center hospital after VASST was published. We tes...

    Authors: James A. Russell, Hugh Wellman and Keith R. Walley

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:73

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  40. Content type: Research

    Sepsis biomarker panels that provide diagnostic and prognostic discrimination in sepsis patients would be transformative to patient care. We assessed the mortality prediction and diagnostic discriminatory accu...

    Authors: Christopher Duplessis, Michael Gregory, Kenneth Frey, Matthew Bell, Luu Truong, Kevin Schully, James Lawler, Raymond J. Langley, Stephen F. Kingsmore, Christopher W. Woods, Emanuel P. Rivers, Anja K. Jaehne, Eugenia B. Quackenbush, Vance G. Fowler, Ephraim L. Tsalik and Danielle Clark

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:72

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