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profileRobert Michael Kacmarek, PH.D.

TitleProfessor of Anaesthesia
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentAnaesthesia
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Respiratory Care, Ell 401
55 Fruit St
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/724-4480
Fax617/724-4495
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  1. Su Z, Liu S, Oto J, Chenelle CT, Sulemanji D, Kacmarek RM, Jiang Y. Effect positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) on risk of postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing elective craniotomy. World Neurosurg. 2017 Dec 15. PMID: 29253690.
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  2. Villar J, Suárez-Sipmann F, Kacmarek RM. Should the ART trial change our practice? J Thorac Dis. 2017 Dec; 9(12):4871-4877. PMID: 29312680.
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  3. Liu S, Kacmarek RM, Oto J. Are we fully utilizing the functionalities of modern operating room ventilators? Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017 Dec; 30(6):698-704. PMID: 28938301.
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  4. Villar J, Ferrando C, Kacmarek RM. Managing Persistent Hypoxemia: what is new? F1000Res. 2017; 6:1993. PMID: 29188024.
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  5. Bennett DJ, Itagaki T, Chenelle CT, Bittner EA, Kacmarek RM. Evaluation of the Augmented Infant Resuscitator: A Monitoring Device for Neonatal Bag-Valve-Mask Resuscitation. Anesth Analg. 2017 Aug 31. PMID: 28863023.
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  6. Fumagalli J, Berra L, Zhang C, Pirrone M, Santiago RRS, Gomes S, Magni F, Dos Santos GAB, Bennett D, Torsani V, Fisher D, Morais C, Amato MBP, Kacmarek RM. Transpulmonary Pressure Describes Lung Morphology During Decremental Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Trials in Obesity. Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug; 45(8):1374-1381. PMID: 28708679.
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  7. Itagaki T, Oto J, Burns SM, Jiang Y, Kacmarek RM, Mountjoy JR. The effect of head rotation on efficiency of face mask ventilation in anaesthetised apnoeic adults: A randomised, crossover study. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2017 Jul; 34(7):432-440. PMID: 28009638.
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  8. Villar J, Martín-Rodríguez C, Domínguez-Berrot AM, Fernández L, Ferrando C, Soler JA, Díaz-Lamas AM, González-Higueras E, Nogales L, Ambrós A, Carriedo D, Hernández M, Martínez D, Blanco J, Belda J, Parrilla D, Suárez-Sipmann F, Tarancón C, Mora-Ordoñez JM, Blanch L, Pérez-Méndez L, Fernández RL, Kacmarek RM. A Quantile Analysis of Plateau and Driving Pressures: Effects on Mortality in Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Receiving Lung-Protective Ventilation. Crit Care Med. 2017 May; 45(5):843-850. PMID: 28252536.
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  9. Kacmarek RM, Walsh BK. The Respiratory Therapy Profession Is at a Crossroads. Respir Care. 2017 03; 62(3):384-386. PMID: 28246282.
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  10. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb; 45(2):e238-e239. PMID: 28098647.
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  11. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. Oxygen: Breath of Life or Kiss of Death. Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb; 45(2):368-369. PMID: 28098637.
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  12. Sutherasan Y, Ball L, Raimondo P, Caratto V, Sanguineti E, Costantino F, Ferretti M, Kacmarek RM, Pelosi P. Effects of ventilator settings, nebulizer and exhalation port position on albuterol delivery during non-invasive ventilation: an in-vitro study. BMC Pulm Med. 2017 01 10; 17(1):9. PMID: 28068958.
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  13. Walsh BK, Smallwood C, Rettig J, Kacmarek RM, Thompson J, Arnold JH. Daily Goals Formulation and Enhanced Visualization of Mechanical Ventilation Variance Improves Mechanical Ventilation Score. Respir Care. 2017 Mar; 62(3):268-278. PMID: 28073993.
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  14. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan; 45(1):e116-e117. PMID: 27984297.
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  15. Zhang C, Pirrone M, Imber DA, Ackman JB, Fumagalli J, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Optimization of Mechanical Ventilation in a 31-Year-Old Morbidly Obese Man With Refractory Hypoxemia. A A Case Rep. 2017 Jan 01; 8(1):7-10. PMID: 27782908.
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  16. Itagaki T, Bennett DJ, Chenelle CT, Fisher DF, Kacmarek RM. Performance of Leak Compensation in All-Age ICU Ventilators During Volume-Targeted Neonatal Ventilation: A Lung Model Study. Respir Care. 2017 Jan; 62(1):10-21. PMID: 27879380.
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  17. Chenelle CT, Itagaki T, Fisher DF, Berra L, Kacmarek RM. Performance of the PneuX System: A Bench Study Comparison With 4 Other Endotracheal Tube Cuffs. Respir Care. 2017 Jan; 62(1):102-112. PMID: 27879379.
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  18. Villar J, Belda J, Blanco J, Suarez-Sipmann F, Añón JM, Pérez-Méndez L, Ferrando C, Parrilla D, Montiel R, Corpas R, González-Higueras E, Pestaña D, Martínez D, Fernández L, Soro M, García-Bello MA, Fernández RL, Kacmarek RM. Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist in patients with acute respiratory failure: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2016 Oct 13; 17(1):500. PMID: 27737690.
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  19. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. The APPS: an outcome score for the acute respiratory distress syndrome. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Oct; 8(10):E1343-E1347. PMID: 27867623.
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  20. Itagaki T, Chenelle CT, Bennett DJ, Fisher DF, Kacmarek RM. Effects of Leak Compensation on Patient-Ventilator Synchrony During Premature/Neonatal Invasive and Noninvasive Ventilation: A Lung Model Study. Respir Care. 2017 Jan; 62(1):22-33. PMID: 27651525.
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  21. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. Concerns about LUNG-SAFE: response to the letter to the Editor of Critical Care by Bellani et al. Crit Care. 2016 09 17; 20:296. PMID: 27637726; PMCID: PMC5026777.
  22. Imber DA, Pirrone M, Zhang C, Fisher DF, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Respiratory Management of Perioperative Obese Patients. Respir Care. 2016 Dec; 61(12):1681-1692. PMID: 27624632.
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  23. Kacmarek RM, Villar J. Noninvasive ventilatory management of the acute respiratory distress syndrome: a new era or just another tease! Ann Transl Med. 2016 Sep; 4(18):350. PMID: 27761454.
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  24. Mirelea-Cabodevila E, Kacmarek RM. We Agree!! Respir Care. 2016 09; 61(9):1280-1. PMID: 27587874.
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  25. Branson RD, Kacmarek RM. Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation: What's in a Name? Respir Care. 2016 09; 61(9):1282-3. PMID: 27587876.
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  26. Simons JC, Pierce E, Diaz-Gil D, Malviya SA, Meyer MJ, Timm FP, Stokholm JB, Rosow CE, Kacmarek RM, Eikermann M. Effects of Depth of Propofol and Sevoflurane Anesthesia on Upper Airway Collapsibility, Respiratory Genioglossus Activation, and Breathing in Healthy Volunteers. Anesthesiology. 2016 09; 125(3):525-34. PMID: 27404221.
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  27. Murias G, Montanyà J, Chacón E, Estruga A, Subirà C, Fernández R, Sales B, de Haro C, López-Aguilar J, Lucangelo U, Villar J, Kacmarek RM, Blanch L. Automatic detection of ventilatory modes during invasive mechanical ventilation. Crit Care. 2016 Aug 14; 20(1):258. PMID: 27522580; PMCID: PMC4983761.
  28. Pinciroli R, Mietto C, Piriyapatsom A, Chenelle CT, Thomas JG, Pirrone M, Bry L, Wojtkiewicz GR, Nahrendorf MP, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Endotracheal Tubes Cleaned With a Novel Mechanism for Secretion Removal: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Study. Respir Care. 2016 Nov; 61(11):1431-1439. PMID: 27460104.
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  29. Villar J, Belda J, Añón JM, Blanco J, Pérez-Méndez L, Ferrando C, Martínez D, Soler JA, Ambrós A, Muñoz T, Rivas R, Corpas R, Díaz-Dominguez FJ, Soro M, García-Bello MA, Fernández RL, Kacmarek RM. Evaluating the efficacy of dexamethasone in the treatment of patients with persistent acute respiratory distress syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2016 07 22; 17:342. PMID: 27449641; PMCID: PMC4957909.
  30. Villar J, Ambrós A, Soler JA, Martínez D, Ferrando C, Solano R, Mosteiro F, Blanco J, Martín-Rodríguez C, Fernández MM, López J, Díaz-Domínguez FJ, Andaluz-Ojeda D, Merayo E, Pérez-Méndez L, Fernández RL, Kacmarek RM. Age, PaO2/FIO2, and Plateau Pressure Score: A Proposal for a Simple Outcome Score in Patients With the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jul; 44(7):1361-9. PMID: 27035239.
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  31. Liu YH, Dhakal BP, Keesakul C, Kacmarek RM, Lewis GD, Jiang Y. Continuous non-invasive cardiac output monitoring during exercise: validation of electrical cardiometry with Fick and thermodilution methods. Br J Anaesth. 2016 Jul; 117(1):129-31. PMID: 27317712; PMCID: PMC4913407 [Available on 07/01/17].
  32. Walsh BK, Smallwood CD, Rettig JS, Thompson JE, Kacmarek RM, Arnold JH. Categorization in Mechanically Ventilated Pediatric Subjects: A Proposed Method to Improve Quality. Respir Care. 2016 Sep; 61(9):1168-78. PMID: 27303050.
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  33. Kacmarek RM, Branson RD. Should Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation Be Abolished? Respir Care. 2016 Jun; 61(6):854-66. PMID: 27235318.
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  34. Mireles-Cabodevila E, Kacmarek RM. Should Airway Pressure Release Ventilation Be the Primary Mode in ARDS? Respir Care. 2016 Jun; 61(6):761-73. PMID: 27235312.
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  35. Singhal AB, Maas MB, Goldstein JN, Mills BB, Chen DW, Ayata C, Kacmarek RM, Topcuoglu MA. High-flow oxygen therapy for treatment of acute migraine: A randomized crossover trial. Cephalalgia. 2017 Jul; 37(8):730-736. PMID: 27206964.
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  36. Brusasco C, Corradi F, De Ferrari A, Ball L, Kacmarek RM, Pelosi P. CPAP Devices for Emergency Prehospital Use: Looking Inside of It-Reply. Respir Care. 2016 May; 61(5):719-20. PMID: 27121628.
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  37. Villar J, Schultz MJ, Kacmarek RM. The LUNG SAFE: a biased presentation of the prevalence of ARDS! Crit Care. 2016 Apr 25; 20(1):108. PMID: 27109238; PMCID: PMC4843206.
  38. Oto J, Su Z, Duggan M, Wang J, King DR, Kacmarek RM, Jiang Y. Efficacy of coaxial ventilation with a novel endotracheal catheter equipped with a functional cuff: A swine model study. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2016 Apr; 33(4):250-6. PMID: 26479512.
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  39. Villar J, Pérez-Méndez L, Kacmarek RM. The Berlin definition met our needs: no. Intensive Care Med. 2016 May; 42(5):648-650. PMID: 27007104.
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  40. Kacmarek RM, Villar J, Blanch L. Cycle asynchrony: always a concern during pressure ventilation! Minerva Anestesiol. 2016 Jul; 82(7):728-30. PMID: 26859156.
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  41. Pirrone M, Fisher D, Chipman D, Imber DA, Corona J, Mietto C, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Recruitment Maneuvers and Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Titration in Morbidly Obese ICU Patients. Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb; 44(2):300-7. PMID: 26584196.
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  42. Itagaki T, Gubin TA, Sayal P, Jiang Y, Kacmarek RM, Anderson TA. The effectiveness of nasal mask vs face mask ventilation in anesthetized, apneic pediatric subjects over 2 years of age: a randomized controlled trial. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Feb; 26(2):173-81. PMID: 26725988.
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  43. Villar J, Blanco J, Kacmarek RM. Current incidence and outcome of the acute respiratory distress syndrome. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2016 Feb; 22(1):1-6. PMID: 26645551.
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  44. Kacmarek RM, Villar J, Sulemanji D, Montiel R, Ferrando C, Blanco J, Koh Y, Soler JA, Martínez D, Hernández M, Tucci M, Borges JB, Lubillo S, Santos A, Araujo JB, Amato MB, Suárez-Sipmann F. Open Lung Approach for the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Pilot, Randomized Controlled Trial. Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan; 44(1):32-42. PMID: 26672923.
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  45. Heuer AJ, Parrott JS, Percival D, Kacmarek RM. Examining the Phenomenon of the Administrative Burden in Health Care, Allied Health, and Respiratory Care. J Allied Health. 2016; 45(2):152-6. PMID: 27262474.
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  46. Bell RC, Yager PH, Clark ME, Roumiantsev S, Venancio HL, Chipman DW, Kacmarek RM, Noviski NN. Telemedicine Versus Face-to-Face Evaluations by Respiratory Therapists of Mechanically Ventilated Neonates and Children: A Pilot Study. Respir Care. 2016 Feb; 61(2):149-54. PMID: 26647456.
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  47. Quilez ME, Rodríguez-González R, Turon M, Fernandez-Gonzalo S, Villar J, Kacmarek RM, Gómez MN, Oliva JC, Blanch L, López-Aguilar J. Moderate Peep After Tracheal Lipopolysaccharide Instillation Prevents Inflammation and Modifies the Pattern of Brain Neuronal Activation. Shock. 2015 Dec; 44(6):601-8. PMID: 26398809; PMCID: PMC4851224.
  48. Ball L, Sutherasan Y, Caratto V, Sanguineti E, Marsili M, Raimondo P, Ferretti M, Kacmarek RM, Pelosi P. Effects of Nebulizer Position, Gas Flow, and CPAP on Aerosol Bronchodilator Delivery: An In Vitro Study. Respir Care. 2016 Mar; 61(3):263-8. PMID: 26577198.
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  49. Gupta P, Tang X, Rettiganti M, Lauer C, Kacmarek RM, Rice TB, Markovitz BP, Wetzel RC. Association of house staff training with mortality in children with critical illness. Acta Paediatr. 2016 Feb; 105(2):e60-6. PMID: 26399703.
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  50. Kacmarek RM, Villar J, Blanch L. Why Use Anything But a Standard Spontaneous Breathing Trial to Determine Readiness for Ventilator Discontinuation? Respir Care. 2015 Nov; 60(11):1705-7. PMID: 26493594.
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  51. Saddawi-Konefka D, Hung SL, Kacmarek RM, Jiang Y. Optimizing Mask Ventilation: Literature Review and Development of a Conceptual Framework. Respir Care. 2015 Dec; 60(12):1834-40. PMID: 26487749.
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  52. Jiang Y, Kacmarek RM. Efficacy of Superimposed High-frequency Jet Ventilation Applied to Variable Degrees of Tracheal Stenosis: One Step Forward to Optimized Patient Care. Anesthesiology. 2015 Oct; 123(4):747-9. PMID: 26259138.
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  53. Brusasco C, Corradi F, De Ferrari A, Ball L, Kacmarek RM, Pelosi P. CPAP Devices for Emergency Prehospital Use: A Bench Study. Respir Care. 2015 Dec; 60(12):1777-85. PMID: 26420898.
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  54. Chenelle CT, Fisher DF, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Procedural Considerations on the Use of Polyurethane and/or Conical Cuffs. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep 01; 192(5):639-40. PMID: 26561679.
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  55. Kacmarek RM, Pirrone M, Berra L. Assisted mechanical ventilation: the future is now! BMC Anesthesiol. 2015 Jul 29; 15:110. PMID: 26215886; PMCID: PMC4517541.
  56. Bos LD, Cremer OL, Ong DS, Caser EB, Barbas CS, Villar J, Kacmarek RM, Schultz MJ. External validation confirms the legitimacy of a new clinical classification of ARDS for predicting outcome. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Nov; 41(11):2004-5. PMID: 26202043.
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  57. Vargas M, Servillo G, Pelosi P, Kacmarek RM. Are New Devices for Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy Really Needed? Yes. Respir Care. 2015 Jul; 60(7):e133. PMID: 26113571.
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  58. Vargas M, Pelosi P, Kacmarek RM, Servillo G. Response. Chest. 2015 Jul; 148(1):e27-e28. PMID: 26149560.
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  59. Su Z, Oto J, Wang J, Kimball WR, Chenelle CT, Kacmarek RM, King DR, Jiang Y, Duggan MJ. Validation of Respiratory Inductance Plethysmography for Measuring Tidal Volume in Swine. Comp Med. 2015 Jun; 65(3):225-31. PMID: 26141447; PMCID: PMC4485631.
  60. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun; 43(6):e214-5. PMID: 25978179.
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  61. Vargas M, Pelosi P, Kacmarek RM, Servillo G. Response. Chest. 2015 May; 147(5):e193. PMID: 25940268.
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  62. Vargas M, Pelosi P, Tessitore G, Aloj F, Brunetti I, Arditi E, Salami D, Kacmarek RM, Servillo G. Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy with a double-lumen endotracheal tube: a comparison of feasibility, gas exchange, and airway pressures. Chest. 2015 May; 147(5):1267-1274. PMID: 25375865.
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  63. Berra L, Kacmarek RM. Is esophageal pressure monitoring essential for the most critically ill? Minerva Anestesiol. 2015 Aug; 81(8):830-1. PMID: 25925900.
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  64. Villar J, Cabrera-Benítez NE, Valladares F, García-Hernández S, Ramos-Nuez Á, Martín-Barrasa JL, Muros M, Kacmarek RM, Slutsky AS. Tryptase is involved in the development of early ventilator-induced pulmonary fibrosis in sepsis-induced lung injury. Crit Care. 2015 Apr 03; 19:138. PMID: 25871971; PMCID: PMC4391146.
  65. Villar J, Blanco J, del Campo R, Andaluz-Ojeda D, Díaz-Domínguez FJ, Muriel A, Córcoles V, Suárez-Sipmann F, Tarancón C, González-Higueras E, López J, Blanch L, Pérez-Méndez L, Fernández RL, Kacmarek RM. Assessment of PaO2/FiO2 for stratification of patients with moderate and severe acute respiratory distress syndrome. BMJ Open. 2015 Mar 27; 5(3):e006812. PMID: 25818272; PMCID: PMC4386240.
  66. Vargas M, Servillo G, Tessitore G, Aloj F, Brunetti I, Arditi E, Salami D, Kacmarek RM, Pelosi P. Double lumen endotracheal tube for percutaneous tracheostomy–reply. Respir Care. 2015 Mar; 60(3):e62-3. PMID: 25737577.
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  67. Blanch L, Villagra A, Sales B, Montanya J, Lucangelo U, Luján M, García-Esquirol O, Chacón E, Estruga A, Oliva JC, Hernández-Abadia A, Albaiceta GM, Fernández-Mondejar E, Fernández R, Lopez-Aguilar J, Villar J, Murias G, Kacmarek RM. Asynchronies during mechanical ventilation are associated with mortality. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Apr; 41(4):633-41. PMID: 25693449.
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  68. Villar J, Fernández RL, Ambrós A, Parra L, Blanco J, Domínguez-Berrot AM, Gutiérrez JM, Blanch L, Añón JM, Martín C, Prieto F, Collado J, Pérez-Méndez L, Kacmarek RM. A clinical classification of the acute respiratory distress syndrome for predicting outcome and guiding medical therapy*. Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb; 43(2):346-53. PMID: 25393701.
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  69. Fisher DF, Kacmarek RM. Endotracheal tube holders and the prone position: a cause for concern--reply. Respir Care. 2015 Feb; 60(2):e42. PMID: 25634885.
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  70. Liu Y, Pian-Smith MC, Leffert LR, Minehart RD, Torri A, Coté C, Kacmarek RM, Jiang Y. Continuous measurement of cardiac output with the electrical velocimetry method in patients under spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery. J Clin Monit Comput. 2015 Oct; 29(5):627-34. PMID: 25510959.
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  71. Mietto C, Pinciroli R, Piriyapatsom A, Thomas JG, Bry L, Delaney ML, Du Bois A, Truelove J, Ackman JB, Wojtkiewicz GR, Nahrendorf M, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Tracheal tube obstruction in mechanically ventilated patients assessed by high-resolution computed tomography. Anesthesiology. 2014 Dec; 121(6):1226-35. PMID: 25254903.
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  72. Chenelle CT, Oto J, Sulemanji D, Fisher DF, Kacmarek RM. Evaluation of an automated endotracheal tube cuff controller during simulated mechanical ventilation. Respir Care. 2015 Feb; 60(2):183-90. PMID: 25425705.
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  73. Gupta P, Kacmarek RM, Wetzel RC. It is too early to declare early or late rescue high-frequency oscillatory ventilation dead--reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 168(9):863. PMID: 25179022.
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  74. Oto J, Chenelle CT, Su Z, Sun MQ, Jiang Y, Kacmarek RM. Ventilation efficacy of video-laryngoscopes equipped with a ventilation feature. Respir Care. 2014 Nov; 59(11):1636-42. PMID: 25161299.
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  75. Vargas M, Servillo G, Tessitore G, Aloj F, Brunetti I, Arditi E, Salami D, Kacmarek RM, Pelosi P. Double lumen endotracheal tube for percutaneous tracheostomy. Respir Care. 2014 Nov; 59(11):1652-9. PMID: 25161301.
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  76. Gupta P, Tang X, Gossett JM, Gall CM, Lauer C, Rice TB, Carroll CL, Kacmarek RM, Wetzel RC. Association of center volume with outcomes in critically ill children with acute asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Jul; 113(1):42-7. PMID: 24835583.
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  77. Oto J, Sun MQ, Kacmarek RM, Jiang Y. Efficacy of ventilation through a customized novel cuffed airway exchange catheter: a tracheal/lung model study. Br J Anaesth. 2014 May; 112(5):948-9. PMID: 24771795.
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  78. Sulemanji DS, Bao F, Jiang Y, Kacmarek RM. A unidirectional breathing pattern improves breathing efficiency in subjects with severe COPD. Respir Care. 2014 Oct; 59(10):1487-93. PMID: 24782549.
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  79. Villar J, Kacmarek RM, Guérin C. Clinical trials in patients with the acute respiratory distress syndrome: burn after reading. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Jun; 40(6):900-2. PMID: 24718644.
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  80. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. It does not matter whether you are an elephant or a shrew: all mammals' tidal volumes are similarly scaled! Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 Nov; 80(11):1149-51. PMID: 24714700.
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  81. Villar J, Muros M, Cabrera-Benítez NE, Valladares F, López-Hernández M, Flores C, Martín-Barrasa JL, Blanco J, Liu M, Kacmarek RM. Soluble platelet-endothelial cell adhesion molecule-1, a biomarker of ventilator-induced lung injury. Crit Care. 2014 Mar 03; 18(2):R41. PMID: 24588994; PMCID: PMC4057495.
  82. Gupta P, Green JW, Tang X, Gall CM, Gossett JM, Rice TB, Kacmarek RM, Wetzel RC. Comparison of high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and conventional mechanical ventilation in pediatric respiratory failure. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Mar; 168(3):243-9. PMID: 24445980.
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  83. Villar J, Sulemanji D, Kacmarek RM. The acute respiratory distress syndrome: incidence and mortality, has it changed? Curr Opin Crit Care. 2014 Feb; 20(1):3-9. PMID: 24309954.
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  84. Fisher DF, Chenelle CT, Marchese AD, Kratohvil JP, Kacmarek RM. Comparison of commercial and noncommercial endotracheal tube-securing devices. Respir Care. 2014 Sep; 59(9):1315-23. PMID: 24368866.
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  85. Oto J, Li Q, Kimball WR, Wang J, Sabouri AS, Harrell PG, Kacmarek RM, Jiang Y. Continuous positive airway pressure and ventilation are more effective with a nasal mask than a full face mask in unconscious subjects: a randomized controlled trial. Crit Care. 2013 Dec 23; 17(6):R300. PMID: 24365207; PMCID: PMC4056076.
  86. Kacmarek RM, Villar J. Management of refractory hypoxemia in ARDS. Minerva Anestesiol. 2013 Oct; 79(10):1173-9. PMID: 23857446.
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  87. Oto J, Chenelle CT, Marchese AD, Kacmarek RM. A comparison of leak compensation during pediatric noninvasive ventilation: a lung model study. Respir Care. 2014 Feb; 59(2):241-51. PMID: 23821761.
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  88. Kacmarek RM. Mechanical ventilation competencies of the respiratory therapist in 2015 and Beyond. Respir Care. 2013 Jun; 58(6):1087-96. PMID: 23709202.
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  89. Oto J, Chenelle CT, Marchese AD, Kacmarek RM. A comparison of leak compensation in acute care ventilators during noninvasive and invasive ventilation: a lung model study. Respir Care. 2013 Dec; 58(12):2027-37. PMID: 23696688.
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  90. Brusasco C, Corradi F, Vargas M, Bona M, Bruno F, Marsili M, Simonassi F, Santori G, Severgnini P, Kacmarek RM, Pelosi P. In vitro evaluation of heat and moisture exchangers designed for spontaneously breathing tracheostomized patients. Respir Care. 2013 Nov; 58(11):1878-85. PMID: 23674812.
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  91. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. What is new in refractory hypoxemia? Intensive Care Med. 2013 Jul; 39(7):1207-10. PMID: 23575611.
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  92. Villar J, Pérez-Méndez L, Blanco J, Añón JM, Blanch L, Belda J, Santos-Bouza A, Fernández RL, Kacmarek RM. A universal definition of ARDS: the PaO2/FiO2 ratio under a standard ventilatory setting--a prospective, multicenter validation study. Intensive Care Med. 2013 Apr; 39(4):583-92. PMID: 23370826.
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  93. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. Modern critical care medicine from China: an ancient civilization. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan; 41(1):343-5. PMID: 23269142.
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  94. López-Fernández Y, Azagra AM, de la Oliva P, Modesto V, Sánchez JI, Parrilla J, Arroyo MJ, Reyes SB, Pons-Ódena M, López-Herce J, Fernández RL, Kacmarek RM, Villar J. Pediatric Acute Lung Injury Epidemiology and Natural History study: Incidence and outcome of the acute respiratory distress syndrome in children. Crit Care Med. 2012 Dec; 40(12):3238-45. PMID: 22990455.
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  95. Liu YH, Wang AL, Marchese AD, Kacmarek RM, Jiang Y. Jet or intensive care unit ventilator during simulated percutaneous transtracheal ventilation: a lung model study. Br J Anaesth. 2013 Mar; 110(3):456-62. PMID: 23171722.
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  96. Sulemanji DS, Marchese A, Wysocki M, Kacmarek RM. Adaptive support ventilation with and without end-tidal CO2 closed loop control versus conventional ventilation. Intensive Care Med. 2013 Apr; 39(4):703-10. PMID: 23151992.
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  97. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. The American-European Consensus Conference definition of the acute respiratory distress syndrome is dead, long live positive end-expiratory pressure! Med Intensiva. 2012 Nov; 36(8):571-5. PMID: 23017630.
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  98. Chacón E, Estruga A, Murias G, Sales B, Montanya J, Lucangelo U, Garcia-Esquirol O, Villagrá A, Villar J, Kacmarek RM, Burgueño MJ, Blanch L, Jam R. Nurses' detection of ineffective inspiratory efforts during mechanical ventilation. Am J Crit Care. 2012 Jul; 21(4):e89-93. PMID: 22751376.
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  99. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. Positive end-expiratory pressure after uncomplicated coronary artery bypass grafting: a two-edge sword. Minerva Anestesiol. 2012 Jul; 78(7):743-5. PMID: 22732911.
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  100. Kacmarek RM, Villar J. The chest wall: the all too commonly forgotten cause of pulmonary dysfunction*. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul; 40(7):2258-9. PMID: 22710227.
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  101. Kacmarek RM, Villar J. Acute application of noninvasive ventilation outside the ICU: when is it safe? Respir Care. 2012 May; 57(5):815-6. PMID: 22546302.
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  102. Blanch L, Sales B, Montanya J, Lucangelo U, Garcia-Esquirol O, Villagra A, Chacon E, Estruga A, Borelli M, Burgueño MJ, Oliva JC, Fernandez R, Villar J, Kacmarek R, Murias G. Validation of the Better Care® system to detect ineffective efforts during expiration in mechanically ventilated patients: a pilot study. Intensive Care Med. 2012 May; 38(5):772-80. PMID: 22297667.
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  103. de la Oliva P, Schüffelmann C, Gómez-Zamora A, Villar J, Kacmarek RM. Asynchrony, neural drive, ventilatory variability and COMFORT: NAVA versus pressure support in pediatric patients. A non-randomized cross-over trial. Intensive Care Med. 2012 May; 38(5):838-46. PMID: 22481227.
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  104. Kacmarek RM, Barnes TA, Durbin CG. Survey of directors of respiratory therapy departments regarding the future education and credentialing of respiratory care students and staff. Respir Care. 2012 May; 57(5):710-20. PMID: 22153135.
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  105. Correger E, Murias G, Chacon E, Estruga A, Sales B, Lopez-Aguilar J, Montanya J, Lucangelo U, Garcia-Esquirol O, Villagra A, Villar J, Kacmarek RM, Burgueño MJ, Blanch L. [Interpretation of ventilator curves in patients with acute respiratory failure]. Med Intensiva. 2012 May; 36(4):294-306. PMID: 22014424.
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  106. Villar J, Blanco J, Añón JM, Santos-Bouza A, Blanch L, Ambrós A, Gandía F, Carriedo D, Mosteiro F, Basaldúa S, Fernández RL, Kacmarek RM. The ALIEN study: incidence and outcome of acute respiratory distress syndrome in the era of lung protective ventilation. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Dec; 37(12):1932-41. PMID: 21997128.
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  107. Villar J, Cabrera NE, Valladares F, Casula M, Flores C, Blanch L, Quilez ME, Santana-Rodríguez N, Kacmarek RM, Slutsky AS. Activation of the Wnt/ß-catenin signaling pathway by mechanical ventilation is associated with ventilator-induced pulmonary fibrosis in healthy lungs. PLoS One. 2011; 6(9):e23914. PMID: 21935365; PMCID: PMC3174135.
  108. Kacmarek RM. The mechanical ventilator: past, present, and future. Respir Care. 2011 Aug; 56(8):1170-80. PMID: 21801579.
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  109. Jiang Y, Bao FP, Liang Y, Kimball WR, Liu Y, Zapol WM, Kacmarek RM. Effectiveness of breathing through nasal and oral routes in unconscious apneic adult human subjects: a prospective randomized crossover trial. Anesthesiology. 2011 Jul; 115(1):129-35. PMID: 21572315.
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  110. Villar J, Cabrera NE, Casula M, Valladares F, Flores C, López-Aguilar J, Blanch L, Zhang H, Kacmarek RM, Slutsky AS. WNT/ß-catenin signaling is modulated by mechanical ventilation in an experimental model of acute lung injury. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Jul; 37(7):1201-9. PMID: 21567117.
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  111. Barnes TA, Kacmarek RM, Durbin CG. Survey of respiratory therapy education program directors in the United States. Respir Care. 2011 Dec; 56(12):1906-15. PMID: 21535914.
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  112. Kacmarek RM, Villar J. When it comes to ventilation, noisy is better than quiet and variability is healthier than constant! Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr; 39(4):898-9. PMID: 21613844.
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  113. Marchese AD, Sulemanji D, Chipman D, Villar J, Kacmarek RM. Performance of current intensive care unit ventilators during pressure and volume ventilation. Respir Care. 2011 Jul; 56(7):928-40. PMID: 21352662.
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  114. Kacmarek RM. Proportional assist ventilation and neurally adjusted ventilatory assist. Respir Care. 2011 Feb; 56(2):140-8; discussion 149-52. PMID: 21333175.
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  115. Villar J, Blanco J, Kacmarek RM. Acute respiratory distress syndrome definition: do we need a change? Curr Opin Crit Care. 2011 Feb; 17(1):13-7. PMID: 21150586.
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  116. Barnes TA, Kacmarek RM, Kageler WV, Morris MJ, Durbin CG. Transitioning the respiratory therapy workforce for 2015 and beyond. Respir Care. 2011 May; 56(5):681-90. PMID: 21276324.
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  117. Villar J, Pérez-Méndez L, Basaldúa S, Blanco J, Aguilar G, Toral D, Zavala E, Romera MA, González-Díaz G, Nogal FD, Santos-Bouza A, Ramos L, Macías S, Kacmarek RM. A risk tertiles model for predicting mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: age, plateau pressure, and P(aO(2))/F(IO(2)) at ARDS onset can predict mortality. Respir Care. 2011 Apr; 56(4):420-8. PMID: 21255500.
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  118. Kacmarek RM, Villar J. Lung recruitment maneuvers during acute respiratory distress syndrome: is it useful? Minerva Anestesiol. 2011 Jan; 77(1):85-9. PMID: 21273969.
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  119. Ferreira JC, Benseñor FE, Rocha MJ, Salge JM, Harris RS, Malhotra A, Kairalla RA, Kacmarek RM, Carvalho CR. A sigmoidal fit for pressure-volume curves of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients on mechanical ventilation: clinical implications. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011; 66(7):1157-63. PMID: 21876967; PMCID: PMC3148457.
  120. Kacmarek RM, Villar J. Clinical repercussions of high-frequency percussive ventilation: a burning issue. Crit Care Med. 2010 Oct; 38(10):2069-70. PMID: 20855997.
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  121. Pitts R, Fisher D, Sulemanji D, Kratohvil J, Jiang Y, Kacmarek R. Variables affecting leakage past endotracheal tube cuffs: a bench study. Intensive Care Med. 2010 Dec; 36(12):2066-73. PMID: 20852839.
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  122. Barnes TA, Gale DD, Kacmarek RM, Kageler WV. Competencies needed by graduate respiratory therapists in 2015 and beyond. Respir Care. 2010 May; 55(5):601-16. PMID: 20420732.
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  123. Villar J, Cabrera N, Casula M, Flores C, Valladares F, Muros M, Blanch L, Slutsky AS, Kacmarek RM. Mechanical ventilation modulates Toll-like receptor signaling pathway in a sepsis-induced lung injury model. Intensive Care Med. 2010 Jun; 36(6):1049-57. PMID: 20397011.
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  124. Villar J, Cabrera NE, Casula M, Flores C, Valladares F, Díaz-Flores L, Muros M, Slutsky AS, Kacmarek RM. Mechanical ventilation modulates TLR4 and IRAK-3 in a non-infectious, ventilator-induced lung injury model. Respir Res. 2010 Mar 03; 11:27. PMID: 20199666; PMCID: PMC2841148.
  125. Villar J, Kacmarek RM. Rescue strategies for refractory hypoxemia: a critical appraisal. F1000 Med Rep. 2009 Nov 26; 1. PMID: 20948686; PMCID: PMC2948334.
  126. Sulemanji D, Marchese A, Garbarini P, Wysocki M, Kacmarek RM. Adaptive support ventilation: an appropriate mechanical ventilation strategy for acute respiratory distress syndrome? Anesthesiology. 2009 Oct; 111(4):863-70. PMID: 19741490.
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  127. Villar J, Pérez-Méndez L, Espinosa E, Flores C, Blanco J, Muriel A, Basaldúa S, Muros M, Blanch L, Artigas A, Kacmarek RM. Serum lipopolysaccharide binding protein levels predict severity of lung injury and mortality in patients with severe sepsis. PLoS One. 2009 Aug 31; 4(8):e6818. PMID: 19718443; PMCID: PMC2730016.
  128. Richard JC, Kacmarek RM. ICU mechanical ventilators, technological advances vs. user friendliness: the right picture is worth a thousand numbers. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Oct; 35(10):1662-3. PMID: 19639301.
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  129. Villar J, Herrera-Abreu MT, Valladares F, Muros M, Pérez-Méndez L, Flores C, Kacmarek RM. Experimental ventilator-induced lung injury: exacerbation by positive end-expiratory pressure. Anesthesiology. 2009 Jun; 110(6):1341-7. PMID: 19417614.
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  130. Ferreira JC, Chipman DW, Hill NS, Kacmarek RM. Bilevel vs ICU ventilators providing noninvasive ventilation: effect of system leaks: a COPD lung model comparison. Chest. 2009 Aug; 136(2):448-456. PMID: 19429723.
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  131. Kacmarek RM, Durbin CG, Barnes TA, Kageler WV, Walton JR, O'Neil EH. Creating a vision for respiratory care in 2015 and beyond. Respir Care. 2009 Mar; 54(3):375-89. PMID: 19245732.
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  132. Kacmarek RM. Should noninvasive ventilation be used with the do-not-intubate patient? Respir Care. 2009 Feb; 54(2):223-9; discussion 229-31. PMID: 19173754.
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  133. Caramez MP, Kacmarek RM, Helmy M, Miyoshi E, Malhotra A, Amato MB, Harris RS. A comparison of methods to identify open-lung PEEP. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Apr; 35(4):740-7. PMID: 19183951; PMCID: PMC3956709.
  134. Epstein SK, Kacmarek RM. Noninvasive ventilation in acute care: controversies and emerging concepts. Foreword. Respir Care. 2009 Jan; 54(1):38-9. PMID: 19111104.
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  135. Marchese AD, Chipman D, de la Oliva P, Kacmarek RM. Adult ICU ventilators to provide neonatal ventilation: a lung simulator study. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Apr; 35(4):631-8. PMID: 18931831.
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  136. Prodhan P, Dela Rosa RS, Shubina M, Haver KE, Matthews BD, Buck S, Kacmarek RM, Noviski NN. Wheeze detection in the pediatric intensive care unit: comparison among physician, nurses, respiratory therapists, and a computerized respiratory sound monitor. Respir Care. 2008 Oct; 53(10):1304-9. PMID: 18811991.
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  137. Jiang Y, Liang Y, Kacmarek RM. The principle of upper airway unidirectional flow facilitates breathing in humans. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 Sep; 105(3):854-8. PMID: 18599676.
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  138. Liang Y, Kimball WR, Kacmarek RM, Zapol WM, Jiang Y. Nasal ventilation is more effective than combined oral-nasal ventilation during induction of general anesthesia in adult subjects. Anesthesiology. 2008 Jun; 108(6):998-1003. PMID: 18497599.
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  139. Soares SM, Oliveira RA, Franca SA, Rezende SM, Dragosavac D, Kacmarek RM, Carvalho CR. Continuous positive airway pressure increases inspiratory capacity of COPD patients. Respirology. 2008 May; 13(3):387-93. PMID: 18399861.
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  140. Ferreira JC, Chipman DW, Kacmarek RM. Trigger performance of mid-level ICU mechanical ventilators during assisted ventilation: a bench study. Intensive Care Med. 2008 Sep; 34(9):1669-75. PMID: 18542923.
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  141. Kacmarek RM. Last word on point:counterpoint: High-frequency ventilation is/is not the optimal physiological approach to ventilate ARDS patients. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008 Apr; 104(4):1241. PMID: 18385299.
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  143. Sinuff T, Cook DJ, Keenan SP, Burns KE, Adhikari NK, Rocker GM, Mehta S, Kacmarek R, Eva K, Hill NS. Noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure near the end of life. Crit Care Med. 2008 Mar; 36(3):789-94. PMID: 18209669.
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  144. Schettino G, Altobelli N, Kacmarek RM. Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in acute respiratory failure outside clinical trials: experience at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Crit Care Med. 2008 Feb; 36(2):441-7. PMID: 18091540.
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  145. Caramez MP, Miyoshi E, Harris RS, Kacmarek RM, Malhotra A. Gas exchange impairment induced by open suctioning in acute respiratory distress syndrome: impact of permissive hypercapnia. Crit Care Med. 2008 Feb; 36(2):560-4. PMID: 18091534; PMCID: PMC3496922.
  146. Kaynar AM, Mathew JJ, Hudlin MM, Gingras DJ, Ritz RH, Jackson MR, Kacmarek RM, Kollef MH. Attitudes of respiratory therapists and nurses about measures to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia: a multicenter, cross-sectional survey study. Respir Care. 2007 Dec; 52(12):1687-94. PMID: 18028558.
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  147. Kacmarek RM. Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in postoperative hypoxemic respiratory failure--with a helmet? Respir Care. 2007 Nov; 52(11):1451-3. PMID: 17971245.
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  148. Villar J, Pérez-Méndez L, Flores C, Maca-Meyer N, Espinosa E, Muriel A, Sangüesa R, Blanco J, Muros M, Kacmarek RM. A CXCL2 polymorphism is associated with better outcomes in patients with severe sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2007 Oct; 35(10):2292-7. PMID: 17944017.
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  149. Fessler HE, Derdak S, Ferguson ND, Hager DN, Kacmarek RM, Thompson BT, Brower RG. A protocol for high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in adults: results from a roundtable discussion. Crit Care Med. 2007 Jul; 35(7):1649-54. PMID: 17522576.
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  150. Villar J, Pérez-Méndez L, López J, Belda J, Blanco J, Saralegui I, Suárez-Sipmann F, López J, Lubillo S, Kacmarek RM. An early PEEP/FIO2 trial identifies different degrees of lung injury in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Oct 15; 176(8):795-804. PMID: 17585106.
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  151. Chipman DW, Caramez MP, Miyoshi E, Kratohvil JP, Kacmarek RM. Performance comparison of 15 transport ventilators. Respir Care. 2007 Jun; 52(6):740-51. PMID: 17521464.
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  152. Steinberg KP, Kacmarek RM. Respiratory controversies in the critical care setting. Should tidal volume be 6 mL/kg predicted body weight in virtually all patients with acute respiratory failure? Respir Care. 2007 May; 52(5):556-64; discussion 565-7. PMID: 17484788.
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  153. Kacmarek RM, Kallet RH. Respiratory controversies in the critical care setting. Should recruitment maneuvers be used in the management of ALI and ARDS? Respir Care. 2007 May; 52(5):622-31; discussion 631-5. PMID: 17484793.
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  154. Curtis JR, Cook DJ, Sinuff T, White DB, Hill N, Keenan SP, Benditt JO, Kacmarek R, Kirchhoff KT, Levy MM. Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in critical and palliative care settings: understanding the goals of therapy. Crit Care Med. 2007 Mar; 35(3):932-9. PMID: 17255876.
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  155. Kacmarek RM. NPPV in acute respiratory failure: is it time to reconsider where it may be applied? Respir Care. 2006 Nov; 51(11):1226-7. PMID: 17067402.
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  156. Girgis K, Hamed H, Khater Y, Kacmarek RM. A decremental PEEP trial identifies the PEEP level that maintains oxygenation after lung recruitment. Respir Care. 2006 Oct; 51(10):1132-9. PMID: 17005058.
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  157. Kacmarek RM, Villar J. Lung recruitment in patients with ARDS. N Engl J Med. 2006 Jul 20; 355(3):320; author reply 321-2. PMID: 16858838.
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  158. Borges JB, Okamoto VN, Matos GF, Caramez MP, Arantes PR, Barros F, Souza CE, Victorino JA, Kacmarek RM, Barbas CS, Carvalho CR, Amato MB. Reversibility of lung collapse and hypoxemia in early acute respiratory distress syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Aug 01; 174(3):268-78. PMID: 16690982.
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  159. Caramez MP, Schettino G, Suchodolski K, Nishida T, Harris RS, Malhotra A, Kacmarek RM. The impact of endotracheal suctioning on gas exchange and hemodynamics during lung-protective ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome. Respir Care. 2006 May; 51(5):497-502. PMID: 16638159; PMCID: PMC3818709.
  160. Villar J, Kacmarek RM, Pérez-Méndez L, Aguirre-Jaime A. A high positive end-expiratory pressure, low tidal volume ventilatory strategy improves outcome in persistent acute respiratory distress syndrome: a randomized, controlled trial. Crit Care Med. 2006 May; 34(5):1311-8. PMID: 16557151.
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  161. Kacmarek RM. Ventilatory management of ARDS: high frequency oscillation and lung recruitment! Crit Care. 2006; 10(4):158. PMID: 16934131; PMCID: PMC1751008.
  162. Curtis JR, Cook DJ, Wall RJ, Angus DC, Bion J, Kacmarek R, Kane-Gill SL, Kirchhoff KT, Levy M, Mitchell PH, Moreno R, Pronovost P, Puntillo K. Intensive care unit quality improvement: a "how-to" guide for the interdisciplinary team. Crit Care Med. 2006 Jan; 34(1):211-8. PMID: 16374176.
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  163. Kacmarek RM. Lung protection: the cost in some is increased work of breathing. Is it too high? Respir Care. 2005 Dec; 50(12):1614-6. PMID: 16318639.
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  164. Kacmarek RM, Wiedemann HP, Lavin PT, Wedel MK, Tütüncü AS, Slutsky AS. Partial liquid ventilation in adult patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Apr 15; 173(8):882-9. PMID: 16254269.
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  165. Schettino G, Altobelli N, Kacmarek RM. Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation reverses acute respiratory failure in select "do-not-intubate" patients. Crit Care Med. 2005 Sep; 33(9):1976-82. PMID: 16148468.
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  166. Caramez MP, Borges JB, Tucci MR, Okamoto VN, Carvalho CR, Kacmarek RM, Malhotra A, Velasco IT, Amato MB. Paradoxical responses to positive end-expiratory pressure in patients with airway obstruction during controlled ventilation. Crit Care Med. 2005 Jul; 33(7):1519-28. PMID: 16003057; PMCID: PMC2287196.
  167. El Masry A, Williams PF, Chipman DW, Kratohvil JP, Kacmarek RM. The impact of closed endotracheal suctioning systems on mechanical ventilator performance. Respir Care. 2005 Mar; 50(3):345-53. PMID: 15737244.
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  168. Ferguson ND, Chiche JD, Kacmarek RM, Hallett DC, Mehta S, Findlay GP, Granton JT, Slutsky AS, Stewart TE. Combining high-frequency oscillatory ventilation and recruitment maneuvers in adults with early acute respiratory distress syndrome: the Treatment with Oscillation and an Open Lung Strategy (TOOLS) Trial pilot study. Crit Care Med. 2005 Mar; 33(3):479-86. PMID: 15753735.
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  169. Kacmarek RM, Malhotra A. High-frequency oscillatory ventilation: what large-animal studies have taught us! Crit Care Med. 2005 Mar; 33(3 Suppl):S148-54. PMID: 15753721; PMCID: PMC2278170.
  170. Villar J, Pérez-Méndez L, Aguirre-Jaime A, Kacmarek RM. Why are physicians so skeptical about positive randomized controlled clinical trials in critical care medicine? Intensive Care Med. 2005 Feb; 31(2):196-204. PMID: 15565357.
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  171. Nishida T, Suchodolski K, Schettino GP, Sedeek K, Takeuch M, Kacmarek RM. Peak volume history and peak pressure-volume curve pressures independently affect the shape of the pressure-volume curve of the respiratory system. Crit Care Med. 2004 Jun; 32(6):1358-64. PMID: 15187520.
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  172. Shaw CI, Kacmarek RM, Hampton RL, Riggi V, El Masry A, Cooper JB, Hurford WE. Cellular phone interference with the operation of mechanical ventilators. Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr; 32(4):928-31. PMID: 15071380.
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  173. Villar J, Kacmarek RM, Hedenstierna G. From ventilator-induced lung injury to physician-induced lung injury: why the reluctance to use small tidal volumes? Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2004 Mar; 48(3):267-71. PMID: 14982557.
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  174. Schwartz AR, Kacmarek RM, Hess DR. Factors affecting oxygen delivery with bi-level positive airway pressure. Respir Care. 2004 Mar; 49(3):270-5. PMID: 14982647.
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  175. Ferguson ND, Kacmarek RM, Chiche JD, Singh JM, Hallett DC, Mehta S, Stewart TE. Screening of ARDS patients using standardized ventilator settings: influence on enrollment in a clinical trial. Intensive Care Med. 2004 Jun; 30(6):1111-6. PMID: 14991096.
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  176. Sedeek KA, Takeuchi M, Suchodolski K, Vargas SO, Shimaoka M, Schnitzer JJ, Kacmarek RM. Open-lung protective ventilation with pressure control ventilation, high-frequency oscillation, and intratracheal pulmonary ventilation results in similar gas exchange, hemodynamics, and lung mechanics. Anesthesiology. 2003 Nov; 99(5):1102-11. PMID: 14576546.
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  177. Kacmarek RM. Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation:the little things do make the difference! Respir Care. 2003 Oct; 48(10):919-21. PMID: 14525627.
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  178. Kacmarek RM. Is high frequency oscillation the best lung protective ventilatory approach for ARDS? Intensive Care Med. 2003 Oct; 29(10):1629-31. PMID: 12923623.
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  179. Schettino GP, Chatmongkolchart S, Hess DR, Kacmarek RM. Position of exhalation port and mask design affect CO2 rebreathing during noninvasive positive pressure ventilation. Crit Care Med. 2003 Aug; 31(8):2178-82. PMID: 12973177.
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  180. Hess DR, Dillman C, Kacmarek RM. In vitro evaluation of aerosol bronchodilator delivery during mechanical ventilation: pressure-control vs. volume control ventilation. Intensive Care Med. 2003 Jul; 29(7):1145-50. PMID: 12750882.
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  181. Sedeek KA, Takeuchi M, Suchodolski K, Kacmarek RM. Determinants of tidal volume during high-frequency oscillation. Crit Care Med. 2003 Jan; 31(1):227-31. PMID: 12545020.
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  182. Chatmongkolchart S, Schettino GP, Dillman C, Kacmarek RM, Hess DR. In vitro evaluation of aerosol bronchodilator delivery during noninvasive positive pressure ventilation: effect of ventilator settings and nebulizer position. Crit Care Med. 2002 Nov; 30(11):2515-9. PMID: 12441763.
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  183. Richards GA, Hopley M, Kacmarek RM, Fujino Y, Amato M. Successful recruitment. Crit Care Med. 2002 Sep; 30(9):2169; author reply 2169-70. PMID: 12352072.
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  184. Takeuchi M, Goddon S, Dolhnikoff M, Shimaoka M, Hess D, Amato MB, Kacmarek RM. Set positive end-expiratory pressure during protective ventilation affects lung injury. Anesthesiology. 2002 Sep; 97(3):682-92. PMID: 12218536.
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  185. Kacmarek RM. A workable alternative to the problems with tracheal gas insufflation? Intensive Care Med. 2002 Aug; 28(8):1009-11. PMID: 12398089.
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  186. Kacmarek RM. Liquid ventilation. Respir Care Clin N Am. 2002 Jun; 8(2):187-209. PMID: 12481815.
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  187. Singh JM, Mehta S, Kacmarek RM. Pro/con clinical debate: is high-frequency oscillatory ventilation useful in the management of adult patients with respiratory failure? Crit Care. 2002 Jun; 6(3):183-5. PMID: 12133172; PMCID: PMC137439.
  188. Kacmarek RM. Ventilatory adjuncts. Respir Care. 2002 Mar; 47(3):319-30; discussion 330-3. PMID: 11874610.
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  189. Malhotra A, Ayas N, Kacmarek R. Prone positioning of patients in acute respiratory failure. N Engl J Med. 2002 Jan 24; 346(4):295-7. PMID: 11811184.
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  190. Takeuchi M, Williams P, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Continuous positive airway pressure in new-generation mechanical ventilators: a lung model study. Anesthesiology. 2002 Jan; 96(1):162-72. PMID: 11753017.
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  191. Kacmarek RM. Combination therapy. Respir Care Clin N Am. 2001 Dec; 7(4):663-81. PMID: 11926762.
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  192. Takeuchi M, Sedeek KA, Schettino GP, Suchodolski K, Kacmarek RM. Peak pressure during volume history and pressure-volume curve measurement affects analysis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001 Oct 01; 164(7):1225-30. PMID: 11673214.
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  193. Fujino Y, Goddon S, Dolhnikoff M, Hess D, Amato MB, Kacmarek RM. Repetitive high-pressure recruitment maneuvers required to maximally recruit lung in a sheep model of acute respiratory distress syndrome. Crit Care Med. 2001 Aug; 29(8):1579-86. PMID: 11505131.
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  194. Chatmongkolchart S, Williams P, Hess DR, Kacmarek RM. Evaluation of inspiratory rise time and inspiration termination criteria in new-generation mechanical ventilators: a lung model study. Respir Care. 2001 Jul; 46(7):666-77. PMID: 11403698.
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  195. Goddon S, Fujino Y, Hromi JM, Kacmarek RM. Optimal mean airway pressure during high-frequency oscillation: predicted by the pressure-volume curve. Anesthesiology. 2001 May; 94(5):862-9. PMID: 11388539.
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  196. Chatmongkolchart S, Kacmarek RM, Hess DR. Heliox delivery with noninvasive positive pressure ventilation: a laboratory study. Respir Care. 2001 Mar; 46(3):248-54. PMID: 11262551.
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  197. Kacmarek RM. Strategies to optimize alveolar recruitment. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2001 Feb; 7(1):15-20. PMID: 11373506.
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  198. Kacmarek RM. Complications of tracheal gas insufflation. Respir Care. 2001 Feb; 46(2):167-76. PMID: 11175245.
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  199. Kacmarek RM. Partial liquid ventilation: is there a niche? Intensive Care Med. 2001 Jan; 27(1):1-2. PMID: 11280618.
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  200. Kapasi M, Fujino Y, Kirmse M, Catlin EA, Kacmarek RM. Effort and work of breathing in neonates during assisted patient-triggered ventilation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2001 Jan; 2(1):9-16. PMID: 12797881.
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  201. Cockrill BA, Kacmarek RM, Fifer MA, Bigatello LM, Ginns LC, Zapol WM, Semigran MJ. Comparison of the effects of nitric oxide, nitroprusside, and nifedipine on hemodynamics and right ventricular contractility in patients with chronic pulmonary hypertension. Chest. 2001 Jan; 119(1):128-36. PMID: 11157594.
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  202. Kacmarek RM, Schwartz DR. Lung recruitment. Respir Care Clin N Am. 2000 Dec; 6(4):597-623. PMID: 11172579.
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  203. Williams P, Kratohvil J, Ritz R, Hess DR, Kacmarek RM. Pressure support and pressure assist/control: are there differences? An evaluation of the newest intensive care unit ventilators. Respir Care. 2000 Oct; 45(10):1169-81. PMID: 11054896.
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  204. Fujino Y, Kacmarek RM, Hess DR. Nitric oxide delivery during high-frequency oscillatory ventilation. Respir Care. 2000 Sep; 45(9):1097-104. PMID: 10980101.
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  205. Fujino Y, Goddon S, Chiche JD, Hromi J, Kacmarek RM. Partial liquid ventilation ventilates better than gas ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000 Aug; 162(2 Pt 1):650-7. PMID: 10934101.
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  206. Kacmarek RM. Central oxygen delivery systems: a disaster waiting to happen? Respir Care. 2000 Mar; 45(3):299. PMID: 10771797.
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  207. Kacmarek RM. Delivery systems for long-term oxygen therapy. Respir Care. 2000 Jan; 45(1):84-92; discussion 92-4. PMID: 10771784.
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  208. Ferreyra G, Goddon S, Fujino Y, Kacmarek RM. The relationship between gas delivery patterns and the lower inflection point of the pressure-volume curve during partial liquid ventilation. Chest. 2000 Jan; 117(1):191-8. PMID: 10631219.
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  209. Kirmse M, Fujino Y, Hromi J, Mang H, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Pressure-release tracheal gas insufflation reduces airway pressures in lung-injured sheep maintaining eucapnia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999 Nov; 160(5 Pt 1):1462-7. PMID: 10556106.
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  210. Kacmarek RM. High frequency oscillation versus conventional ventilation: is one superior? Eur Respir J. 1999 Oct; 14(4):733-4. PMID: 10573212.
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  211. Villar J, Pérez-Méndez L, Kacmarek RM. Current definitions of acute lung injury and the acute respiratory distress syndrome do not reflect their true severity and outcome. Intensive Care Med. 1999 Sep; 25(9):930-5. PMID: 10501747.
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  212. Kacmarek RM. NIPPV: patient-ventilator synchrony, the difference between success and failure? Intensive Care Med. 1999 Jul; 25(7):645-7. PMID: 10470565.
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  213. Kacmarek RM. Newer ventilatory strategies. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 1999 Apr; 12(2):133-41. PMID: 17013304.
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  214. Fujino Y, Kirmse M, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. The effect of mode, inspiratory time, and positive end-expiratory pressure on partial liquid ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999 Apr; 159(4 Pt 1):1087-95. PMID: 10194150.
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  215. Imanaka H, Kirmse M, Mang H, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Expiratory phase tracheal gas insufflation and pressure control in sheep with permissive hypercapnia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1999 Jan; 159(1):49-54. PMID: 9872817.
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  216. Kacmarek RM. Ventilator-associated lung injury. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 1999; 37(3):47-64. PMID: 10445173.
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  217. Hess DR, Acosta FL, Ritz RH, Kacmarek RM, Camargo CA. The effect of heliox on nebulizer function using a beta-agonist bronchodilator. Chest. 1999 Jan; 115(1):184-9. PMID: 9925082.
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  218. Oelberg DA, Kacmarek RM, Pappagianopoulos PP, Ginns LC, Systrom DM. Ventilatory and cardiovascular responses to inspired He-O2 during exercise in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1998 Dec; 158(6):1876-82. PMID: 9847281.
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  219. Kirmse M, Fujino Y, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Positive end-expiratory pressure improves gas exchange and pulmonary mechanics during partial liquid ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1998 Nov; 158(5 Pt 1):1550-6. PMID: 9817707.
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  220. Chiche JD, Brunet F, Lamy M, Kacmarek R. Protective ventilation for the acute respiratory distress syndrome. N Engl J Med. 1998 Jul 16; 339(3):196-7; author reply 198-9. PMID: 9669911.
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  221. Kirmse M, Hess D, Fujino Y, Kacmarek RM, Hurford WE. Delivery of inhaled nitric oxide using the Ohmeda INOvent Delivery System. Chest. 1998 Jun; 113(6):1650-7. PMID: 9631807.
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  222. Imanaka H, Kacmarek RM, Riggi V, Ritz R, Hess D. Expiratory phase and volume-adjusted tracheal gas insufflation: a lung model study. Crit Care Med. 1998 May; 26(5):939-46. PMID: 9590326.
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  223. Make BJ, Hill NS, Goldberg AI, Bach JR, Criner GJ, Dunne PE, Gilmartin ME, Heffner JE, Kacmarek R, Keens TG, McInturff S, O'Donohue WJ, Oppenheimer EA, Robert D. Mechanical ventilation beyond the intensive care unit. Report of a consensus conference of the American College of Chest Physicians. Chest. 1998 May; 113(5 Suppl):289S-344S. PMID: 9599593.
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  224. Kacmarek RM. Use of nitric oxide with airway diseases. Respir Care Clin N Am. 1997 Dec; 3(4):551-68. PMID: 9443364.
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  225. Imanaka H, Kimball WR, Wain JC, Nishimura M, Okubo K, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Recovery of diaphragmatic function in awake sheep after two approaches to thoracic surgery. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1997 Nov; 83(5):1733-40. PMID: 9375345.
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  226. Head CA, Brugnara C, Martinez-Ruiz R, Kacmarek RM, Bridges KR, Kuter D, Bloch KD, Zapol WM. Low concentrations of nitric oxide increase oxygen affinity of sickle erythrocytes in vitro and in vivo. J Clin Invest. 1997 Sep 01; 100(5):1193-8. PMID: 9276736; PMCID: PMC508295.
  227. Imanaka H, Hess D, al-Himyary A, Bigatello LM, Ritz R, Kacmarek RM, Hurford WE. Assessment of errors when expiratory condensate PCO2 is used as a proxy for mixed expired PCO2 during mechanical ventilation. J Clin Monit. 1997 Jul; 13(4):215-22. PMID: 9269614.
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  228. Nishimura M, Imanaka H, Uchiyama A, Tashiro C, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Nitric oxide (NO) measurement accuracy. J Clin Monit. 1997 Jul; 13(4):241-8. PMID: 9269618.
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  229. Goulet R, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Pressure vs flow triggering during pressure support ventilation. Chest. 1997 Jun; 111(6):1649-53. PMID: 9187188.
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  230. Sheridan RL, Hurford WE, Kacmarek RM, Ritz RH, Yin LM, Ryan CM, Tompkins RG. Inhaled nitric oxide in burn patients with respiratory failure. J Trauma. 1997 Apr; 42(4):629-34. PMID: 9137249.
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  231. Bunburaphong T, Imanaka H, Nishimura M, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Performance characteristics of bilevel pressure ventilators: a lung model study. Chest. 1997 Apr; 111(4):1050-60. PMID: 9106588.
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  232. Imanaka H, Hess D, Kirmse M, Bigatello LM, Kacmarek RM, Steudel W, Hurford WE. Inaccuracies of nitric oxide delivery systems during adult mechanical ventilation. Anesthesiology. 1997 Mar; 86(3):676-88. PMID: 9066335.
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  233. Bigatello LM, Nishimura M, Imanaka H, Hess D, Kimball WR, Kacmarek RM. Unloadiing of the work of breathing by proportional assist ventilation in a lung model. Crit Care Med. 1997 Feb; 25(2):267-72. PMID: 9034262.
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  234. Purtz EP, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. Evaluation of electrochemical nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide analyzers suitable for use during mechanical ventilation. J Clin Monit. 1997 Jan; 13(1):25-34. PMID: 9058250.
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  235. Hess D, Fisher D, Williams P, Pooler S, Kacmarek RM. Medication nebulizer performance. Effects of diluent volume, nebulizer flow, and nebulizer brand. Chest. 1996 Aug; 110(2):498-505. PMID: 8697857.
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  236. Drinkwine J, Kacmarek RM. Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation. Equipment and techniques. Respir Care Clin N Am. 1996 Jun; 2(2):183-94. PMID: 9390878.
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  237. Imanaka H, Kacmarek RM, Ritz R, Hess D. Tracheal gas insufflation-pressure control versus volume control ventilation. A lung model study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Mar; 153(3):1019-24. PMID: 8630540.
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  238. Kacmarek RM, Ripple R, Cockrill BA, Bloch KJ, Zapol WM, Johnson DC. Inhaled nitric oxide. A bronchodilator in mild asthmatics with methacholine-induced bronchospasm. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Jan; 153(1):128-35. PMID: 8542105.
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  239. Nishimura M, Hess D, Kacmarek RM. The response of flow-triggered infant ventilators. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1995 Dec; 152(6 Pt 1):1901-9. PMID: 8520753.
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  240. Hess D, Fisher D, Peterfreund RA, Kacmarek RM. The delivery of aerosolized steroids from MDIs with nozzle extensions: quantitative laboratory evaluation of a method to improve aerosol delivery to intubated patients. Intensive Care Med. 1995 Nov; 21(11):945-51. PMID: 8636529.
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  241. Sheridan RL, Kacmarek RM, McEttrick MM, Weber JM, Ryan CM, Doody DP, Ryan DP, Schnitzer JJ, Tompkins RG. Permissive hypercapnia as a ventilatory strategy in burned children: effect on barotrauma, pneumonia, and mortality. J Trauma. 1995 Nov; 39(5):854-9. PMID: 7474000.
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  242. Kacmarek RM, Kirmse M, Nishimura M, Mang H, Kimball WR. The effects of applied vs auto-PEEP on local lung unit pressure and volume in a four-unit lung model. Chest. 1995 Oct; 108(4):1073-9. PMID: 7555122.
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  243. Kacmarek RM. Introducing new mechanical ventilation technology: the hospital perspective. Respir Care. 1995 Sep; 40(9):947-51. PMID: 10152238.
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  244. Kacmarek RM. Prophylactic bronchial hygiene following cardiac surgery: what is necessary? Intensive Care Med. 1995 Jun; 21(6):467-8. PMID: 7560488.
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  245. Nishimura M, Hess D, Kacmarek RM, Ritz R, Hurford WE. Nitrogen dioxide production during mechanical ventilation with nitric oxide in adults. Effects of ventilator internal volume, air versus nitrogen dilution, minute ventilation, and inspired oxygen fraction. Anesthesiology. 1995 May; 82(5):1246-54. PMID: 7741300.
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  246. Hess D, Burns E, Romagnoli D, Kacmarek RM. Weekly ventilator circuit changes. A strategy to reduce costs without affecting pneumonia rates. Anesthesiology. 1995 Apr; 82(4):903-11. PMID: 7717562.
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  247. Mang H, Kacmarek RM, Ritz R, Wilson RS, Kimball WP. Cardiorespiratory effects of volume- and pressure-controlled ventilation at various I/E ratios in an acute lung injury model. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1995 Mar; 151(3 Pt 1):731-6. PMID: 7881663.
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  248. Hess D, Hirsch C, Marquis-D'Amico C, Kacmarek RM. Imposed work and oxygen delivery during spontaneous breathing with adult disposable manual ventilators. Anesthesiology. 1994 Nov; 81(5):1256-63. PMID: 7978485.
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  249. Semigran MJ, Cockrill BA, Kacmarek R, Thompson BT, Zapol WM, Dec GW, Fifer MA. Hemodynamic effects of inhaled nitric oxide in heart failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1994 Oct; 24(4):982-8. PMID: 7930234.
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  250. Kacmarek RM, Mang H, Barker N, Cycyk-Chapman MC. Effects of disposable or interchangeable positive end-expiratory pressure valves on work of breathing during the application of continuous positive airway pressure. Crit Care Med. 1994 Aug; 22(8):1219-26. PMID: 8045140.
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  251. Nishimura M, Imanaka H, Yoshiya I, Kacmarek RM. Comparison of inspiratory work of breathing between flow-triggered and pressure-triggered demand flow systems in rabbits. Crit Care Med. 1994 Jun; 22(6):1002-9. PMID: 8205807.
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  252. Kacmarek RM. Home mechanical ventilatory assistance for infants. Respir Care. 1994 May; 39(5):550-61; discussion 561-5. PMID: 10146012.
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  253. Bigatello LM, Hurford WE, Kacmarek RM, Roberts JD, Zapol WM. Prolonged inhalation of low concentrations of nitric oxide in patients with severe adult respiratory distress syndrome. Effects on pulmonary hemodynamics and oxygenation. Anesthesiology. 1994 Apr; 80(4):761-70. PMID: 8024129.
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  254. Peterfreund RA, Niven RW, Kacmarek RM. Syringe-actuated metered dose inhalers: a quantitative laboratory evaluation of albuterol delivery through nozzle extensions. Anesth Analg. 1994 Mar; 78(3):554-8. PMID: 8109777.
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  255. Fratacci MD, Kimball WR, Wain JC, Kacmarek RM, Polaner DM, Zapol WM. Diaphragmatic shortening after thoracic surgery in humans. Effects of mechanical ventilation and thoracic epidural anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 1993 Oct; 79(4):654-65. PMID: 8214744.
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  256. Niven RW, Kacmarek RM, Brain JD, Peterfreund RA. Small bore nozzle extensions to improve the delivery efficiency of drugs from metered dose inhalers: laboratory evaluation. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1993 Jun; 147(6 Pt 1):1590-4. PMID: 8503573.
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  257. Torres A, Kacmarek RM, Kimball WR, Qvist J, Stanek K, Whyte R, Zapol WM. Regional diaphragmatic length and EMG activity during inspiratory pressure support and CPAP in awake sheep. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1993 Feb; 74(2):695-703. PMID: 8458784.
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  258. Kacmarek RM. Essential gas delivery features of mechanical ventilators. Respir Care. 1992 Sep; 37(9):1045-55. PMID: 10145699.
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  259. Polaner DM, Kimball WR, Fratacci MD, Wain JC, Torres A, Kacmarek RM, Zapol WM. Effects of aminophylline on regional diaphragmatic shortening after thoracotomy in the awake lamb. Anesthesiology. 1992 Jul; 77(1):93-100. PMID: 1610014.
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  260. Kacmarek RM. The role of the respiratory therapist in emergency care. Respir Care. 1992 Jun; 37(6):523-30; discussion 530-2. PMID: 10145660.
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  261. Kacmarek RM. Respiratory care practitioner: Carpe Diem! Respir Care. 1992 Mar; 37(3):264-9. PMID: 10145630.
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  262. Kacmarek RM, Kratohvil J. Evaluation of a double-enclosure double-vacuum unit scavenging system for ribavirin administration. Respir Care. 1992 Jan; 37(1):37-45. PMID: 10145580.
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  263. Vaz Fragoso CA, Kacmarek RM, Systrom DM. Improvement in exercise capacity after nocturnal positive pressure ventilation and tracheostomy in a postpoliomyelitis patient. Chest. 1992 Jan; 101(1):254-7. PMID: 1729078.
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  264. Kacmarek RM. Care-giver protection from exposure to aerosolized pharmacologic agents. Is it necessary? Chest. 1991 Oct; 100(4):1104-5. PMID: 1914567.
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  265. Mang H, Kacmarek RM. Prevention of pulmonary complications after abdominal surgery. Lancet. 1991 Aug 03; 338(8762):312-3. PMID: 1677130.
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  266. Curran JF, Stanek KS, Kacmarek RM. Portable airway-suction systems: a comparison of performance. Respir Care. 1991 Apr; 36(4):259-66. PMID: 10145439.
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  267. Stoller JK, Kacmarek RM. Ventilatory strategies in the management of the adult respiratory distress syndrome. Clin Chest Med. 1990 Dec; 11(4):755-72. PMID: 2269000.
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  268. Kacmarek RM, Meklaus GJ. The new generation of mechanical ventilators. Crit Care Clin. 1990 Jul; 6(3):551-78. PMID: 2198996.
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  269. Torres A, Kimball WR, Qvist J, Stanek K, Kacmarek RM, Whyte RI, Montalescot G, Zapol WM. Sonomicrometric regional diaphragmatic shortening in awake sheep after thoracic surgery. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1989 Dec; 67(6):2357-68. PMID: 2606842.
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  270. Kacmarek RM. Inspiratory pressure support: does it make a clinical difference? Intensive Care Med. 1989; 15(6):337-9. PMID: 2808893.
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  271. Kacmarek RM, Thompson JE. Respiratory care of the ventilator-assisted infant in the home. Respir Care. 1986 Jul; 31(7):605-14. PMID: 10315705.
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  272. Kacmarek RM. The present and future roles of the perinatal respiratory care practitioner. Respir Care. 1986 Jun; 31(6):516-23. PMID: 10315703.
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  273. Kacmarek RM, Spearman CB. Equipment used for ventilatory support in the home. Respir Care. 1986 Apr; 31(4):311-28. PMID: 10315697.
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  274. Kacmarek RM, Wilson RS. IMV systems. Do they make a difference? Chest. 1985 May; 87(5):557. PMID: 3886312.
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  275. Kacmarek RM, Dimas S, Reynolds J, Shapiro BA. Technical aspects of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP): Part I. Physics of PEEP devices. Respir Care. 1982 Dec; 27(12):1478-89. PMID: 10315387.
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  276. Kacmarek RM, Dimas S, Reynolds J, Shapiro BA. Technical aspects of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP): Part II. PEEP with positive-pressure ventilation. Respir Care. 1982 Dec; 27(12):1490-504. PMID: 10315388.
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