• Differences in mortality in critically ill elderly patients during the second COVID‑19 surge in Europe 

      Jung, Christian; Fjølner, Jesper; Bruno, Raphael Romano; Wernly, Bernhard; Artigas, Antonio; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Schefold, Joerg C.; Wolf, Georg; Kelm, Malte; Beil, Michael; Sviri, Sigal; van Heerden, Peter Vernon; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Czuczwar, Miroslaw; Joannidis, Michael; Oeyen, Sandra; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Andersen, Finn H.; Moreno, Rui; Leaver, Susannah; Boumendil, Ariane; De Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand; Flaatten, Hans (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: The primary aim of this study was to assess the outcome of elderly intensive care unit (ICU) patients treated during the spring and autumn COVID-19 surges in Europe. Methods: This was a prospective European ...
    • Disease-Course Adapting Machine Learning Prognostication Models in Elderly Patients Critically Ill With COVID-19: Multicenter Cohort Study With External Validation 

      Jung, Christian; Mamandipoor, Behrooz; Fjølner, Jesper; Bruno, Raphael Romano; Wernly, Bernhard; Artigas, Antonio; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Schefold, Joerg C.; Wolff, Georg; Kelm, Malte; Beil, Michael; Sviri, Sigal; van Heerden, Peter V.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Czuczwar, Miroslaw; Elhadi, Muhammed; Joannidis, Michael; Oeyen, Sandra; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Marsh, Brian; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Moreno, Rui; Cecconi, Maurizio; Leaver, Susannah; De Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand; Flaatten, Hans Kristian; Osmani, Venet (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background:The COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 is challenging health care systems globally. The disease disproportionately affects the elderly population, both in terms of disease severity and mortality risk. ...
    • Elderly Patients in the Intensive Care Unit 

      Flaatten, Hans Kristian; Beil, Michael; Guidet, Bertrand (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Very old intensive care unit (ICU) patients, aged ≥ 80 years, are by no mean newcomers, but during the last decades their impact on ICU admissions has grown in parallel with the increase in the number of elderly persons ...
    • Health-related quality of life in older patients surviving ICU treatment for COVID-19: results from an international observational study of patients older than 70 years 

      Soliman, Ivo W; Leaver, Susannah; Flaatten, Hans Kristian; Fjølner, Jesper; Wernly, Bernhard; Bruno, Raphael R; Artigas, Antonio; Bollen Pinto, Bernardo; Schefold, Joerg C; Beil, Michael; Sviri, Sigal; Van Heerden, Peter Vernon; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Elhadi, Muhammed; Joannidis, Michael; Oeyen, Sandra; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Wollborn, Jakob; Banzo, Maria Jose Arche; Fuest, Kristina; Marsh, Brian; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Moreno, Rui; Boumendil, Ariane; Guidet, Bertrand; Jung, Christian; De Lange, Dylan W (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important patient-centred outcome in patients surviving ICU admission for COVID-19. It is currently not clear which domains of the HRQoL are most affected. Objective to ...
    • The impact of frailty on survival in elderly intensive care patients with COVID-19: the COVIP study 

      Jung, Christian; Flaatten, Hans; Fjølner, Jesper; Romano Bruno, Raphael; Wernly, Bernhard; Artigas, Antonio; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Schefold, Joerg C.; Wolff, Georg; Kelm, Malte; Beil, Michael; Sviri, Sigal; van Heerden, Peter Vernon; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Czuczwar, Miroslaw; Elhadi, Muhammed; Joannidis, Michael; Oeyen, Sandra; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Marsh, Brian; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Moreno, Rui; Cecconi, Maurizio; Leaver, Susannah; Boumendil, Ariane; De Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background The COVID-19 pandemic has led highly developed healthcare systems to the brink of collapse due to the large numbers of patients being admitted into hospitals. One of the potential prognostic indicators in ...
    • Lactate is associated with mortality in very old intensive care patients suffering from COVID-19: results from an international observational study of 2860 patients 

      Bruno, Raphael Romano; Wernley, Bernhard; Flaatten, Hans; Fjølner, Jesper; Artigas, Antonio; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Schefold, Joerg C.; Binnebössel, Stephan; Baldia, Philipp Heinrich; Kelm, Malte; Beil, Michael; Sigal, Sivri; van Heerden, Peter Vernon; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Elhadi, Muhammed; Joannidis, Michael; Oeyen, Sandra; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Wollborn, Jakob; Banzo, Maria José Arche; Fuest, Kristina; Marsh, Brian; Andersen, Finn H.; Moreno, Rui; Leaver, Susannah; Boumendil, Ariane; De Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand; Jung, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose: Lactate is an established prognosticator in critical care. However, there still is insufficient evidence about its role in predicting outcome in COVID-19. This is of particular concern in older patients who have ...
    • Relationship between the Clinical Frailty Scale and short‑term mortality in patients ≥ 80 years old acutely admitted to the ICU: a prospective cohort study. 

      Fronczek, Jakub; Polok, Kamil; de Lange, Dylan W.; Jung, Christian; Beil, Michael; Rhodes, Andrew; Fjølner, Jesper; Górka, Jacek; Andersen, Finn H.; Artigas, Antonio; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Flaatten, Hans; Szczeklik, Wojciech (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: The Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) is frequently used to measure frailty in critically ill adults. There is wide variation in the approach to analysing the relationship between the CFS score and mortality after ...
    • Steroid use in elderly critically ill COVID-19 patients 

      Jung, Christian; Wernly, Bernhard; Fjølner, Jesper; Bruno, Raphael Romano; Dudzinski, David; Artigas, Antonio; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Schefold, Jörg C.; Wolff, Georg; Kelm, Malte; Beil, Michael; Sigal, Sviri; van Heerden, Peter Vernon; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Czuczwar, Mirosław; Elhadi, Muhammed; Joannidis, Michael; Oeyen, Sandra; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Marsh, Brian; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Moreno, Rui; Cecconi, Maurizio; Leaver, Susannah; Boumendil, Ariane; De Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand; Flaatten, Hans Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      This secondary analysis of the COVIP study shows a higher 30-day mortality in critically ill elderly COVID-19 patients who received steroids as part of their treatment
    • Who gets the ventilator? A multicentre survey of intensivists' opinions of triage during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic 

      Fjølner, Jesper; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Jung, Christian; de Lange, Dylan W.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Leaver, Susannah; Guidet, Bertrand; Sviri, Sigal; Van Heerden, Peter Vernon; Beil, Michael; Hartog, Christiane S.; Flaatten, Hans Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shortage of intensive care resources. Intensivists' opinion of triage and ventilator allocation during the COVID-19 pandemic is not well described. Methods This was a ...