• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Management and outcomes in critically ill nonagenarian versus octogenarian patients 

      Bruno, Raphael Romano; Wernly, Bernhard; Kelm, Malte; Boumendil, Ariane; Morandi, Alessandro; Andersen, Finn H.; Artigas, Antonio; Finazzi, Stefano; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Faraldi, Loredana; Lichtenauer, Michael; Flaatten, Hans; Jung, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Intensive care unit (ICU) patients age 90 years or older represent a growing subgroup and place a huge financial burden on health care resources despite the benefit being unclear. This leads to ethical problems. ...
    • Sex-specific outcome disparities in very old patients admitted to intensive care medicine: a propensity matched analysis 

      Wernly, Bernhard; Bruno, Raphael Romano; Kelm, Malte; Boumendil, Ariane; Morandi, Alessandro; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Finazzi, Stefano; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Faraldi, Loredana; Lichtenauer, Michael; Muessig, Johanna M.; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Öhman, Christina Agwald; Pinto, Bernadro Bollen; Soliman, Ivo W.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Niederseer, David; Valentin, Andreas; Watson, Ximena; Leaver, Susannah; Boulanger, Carole; Walther, Sten; Schefold, Jörg C.; Joannidis, Michael; Nalapko, Yuriy; Elhadi, Muhammed; Fjølner, Jesper; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; De Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand; Flaatten, Hans; Jung, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Female and male very elderly intensive patients (VIPs) might differ in characteristics and outcomes. We aimed to compare female versus male VIPs in a large, multinational collective of VIPs with regards to outcome and ...
    • 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