• Cumulative prognostic score predicting mortality in patients older than 80 years admitted to the ICU 

      de Lange, Dylan W.; Brinkman, Sylvia; Flaatten, Hans; Boumendil, Ariane; Morandi, Alessandro; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Bertolini, Guido; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Steffen; Faraldi, Loredana; Fjølner, Jesper; Jung, Christian; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Öhman, Christina Agwald; Bollen Pinto, Bernardo; de Smet, Anne Marie G.A.; Soliman, Ivo W.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Valentin, Andreas; Watson, Ximena; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Guidet, Bertrand (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06)
      OBJECTIVES To develop a scoring system model that predicts mortality within 30 days of admission of patients older than 80 years admitted to intensive care units (ICUs). DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING A total of ...
    • Huge variation in obtaining ethical permission for a non-interventional observational study in Europe 

      de Lange, Dylan W.; Guidet, Bertrand R.; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Bertolini, Guido; Moreno, Rui; Christensen, Steffen; Cecconi, Maurizio; Agvald-Öhman, Christina; Gradišek, Primož; Jung, Christian; Marsh, Brian J.; Oeyen, Sandra; Bollen Pinto, Bernardo; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Watson, Ximena; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; Flaatten, Hans (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06-03)
      Background Ethical approval (EA) must be obtained before medical research can start. We describe the differences in EA for an pseudonymous, non-interventional, observational European study. Methods Sixteen European national ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reliability of the Clinical Frailty Scale in very elderly ICU patients: a prospective European study 

      Flaatten, Hans; Guidet, Bertrand; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Cecconi, Maurizio; Boumendil, Ariane; Elhadi, Muhammed; Fjølner, Jesper; Joannidis, Michael; Jung, Christian; Leaver, Susannah; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Nalapko, Yuriy; Schefold, Joerg C.; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Walther, Sten; Watson, Ximena; Zafeiridis, Tilemachos; de Lange, Dylan W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose Frailty is a valuable predictor for outcome in elderly ICU patients, and has been suggested to be used in various decision-making processes prior to and during an ICU admission. There are many instruments developed ...
    • Sepsis at ICU admission does not decrease 30-day survival in very old patients: a post-hoc analysis of the VIP1 multinational cohort study 

      Ibarz, Mercedes; Boumendil, Ariane; Flaatten, Hans; Andersen, Finn Husøy; Artigas, Antonio; Haas, Lenneke E. M.; Irazabal, Marian; de Lange, Dylan W.; Morandi, Alessandro; Bertolini, Guido; Cecconi, Maurizio; Christensen, Stefen; Faraldi, Loredana; Fjølner, Jesper; Jung, Christian; Marsh, Brian; Moreno, Rui; Oeyen, Sandra; Öhman, Christina Agwald; Pinto, Bernardo Bollen; Soliman, Ivo W.; Valentin, Andreas; Szczeklik, Wojciech; Watson, Ximena; Zaferidis, Tilemachos; Guidet, Bertrand; Artigas, Antonio (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background The number of intensive care patients aged ≥ 80 years (Very old Intensive Care Patients; VIPs) is growing. VIPs have high mortality and morbidity and the benefits of ICU admission are frequently questioned. ...
    • 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