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Lorenzo Berra, M.D.

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  1. K23HL128882 (BERRA, LORENZO) Feb 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2022
    NIH/NHLBI
    Hemolysis and Nitric Oxide
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Marrazzo F, Spina S, Zadek F, Lama T, Xu C, Larson G, Rezoagli E, Malhotra R, Zheng H, Bittner EA, Shelton K, Melnitchouk S, Roy N, Sundt TM, Riley WD, Williams P, Fisher D, Kacmarek RM, Thompson TB, Bonventre J, Zapol W, Ichinose F, Berra L. Protocol of a randomised controlled trial in cardiac surgical patients with endothelial dysfunction aimed to prevent postoperative acute kidney injury by administering nitric oxide gas. BMJ Open. 2019 Jul 04; 9(7):e026848. PMID: 31278097.
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  2. Zadek F, Spina S, Hu J, Berra L. Recommended Reading from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine Fellows. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Jun 11. PMID: 31185176.
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  3. Lei C, Berra L, Xiong L, Zapol WM. Reply to Coutrot et al.: Is Nitric Oxide Nephro- or Cardioprotective? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Jun 01; 199(11):1442-1443. PMID: 30840828.
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  4. Hayashida K, Miyazaki Y, Yu B, Silverman MG, Pinciroli R, Berra L, Malhotra R, Donnino MW, Ichinose F. Depletion of Vascular Nitric Oxide Contributes to Poor Outcomes after Cardiac Arrest. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 May 15; 199(10):1288-1290. PMID: 30785772.
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  5. Kalra R, Arora G, Berra L, Bajaj NS. In Response. Anesth Analg. 2019 May; 128(5):e82-e83. PMID: 30896594.
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  6. Fumagalli J, Santiago RRS, Teggia Droghi M, Zhang C, Fintelmann FJ, Troschel FM, Morais CCA, Amato MBP, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Lung Recruitment in Obese Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Anesthesiology. 2019 05; 130(5):791-803. PMID: 30844949.
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  7. Patel N, Bajaj NS, Doshi R, Gupta A, Kalra R, Singh A, Berra L, Arora G, Prabhu SD, Arora P. Cardiovascular Events and Hospital Deaths Among Patients With Severe Sepsis. Am J Cardiol. 2019 May 01; 123(9):1406-1413. PMID: 30773249.
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  8. Hayashida K, Bagchi A, Miyazaki Y, Hirai S, Seth D, Silverman MG, Rezoagli E, Marutani E, Mori N, Magliocca A, Liu X, Berra L, Hindle AG, Donnino MW, Malhotra R, Bradley MO, Stamler JS, Ichinose F. Improvement in Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation by Inhibition of S-Nitrosoglutathione Reductase. Circulation. 2019 Feb 05; 139(6):815-827. PMID: 30586713.
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  9. Marrazzo F, Larson G, Sherpa Lama TT, Teggia Droghi M, Joyce M, Ichinose F, Watkins MT, Stowell C, Crowley J, Berra L. Inhaled nitric oxide prevents systemic and pulmonary vasoconstriction due to hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier infusion: A case report. J Crit Care. 2019 Jun; 51:213-216. PMID: 30709560.
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  10. Florio G, Redaelli S, Shelton K, Droghi MT, Santiago R, Marrazzo F, Kacmarek R, Berra L. Interpretation of Transpulmonary Pressure Measurements in a Patient with Acute Life-Threatening Pulmonary Edema. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Dec 01; 198(11):e114-e115. PMID: 30095991.
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  11. Lei C, Berra L, Rezoagli E, Yu B, Dong H, Yu S, Hou L, Chen M, Chen W, Wang H, Zheng Q, Shen J, Jin Z, Chen T, Zhao R, Christie E, Sabbisetti VS, Nordio F, Bonventre JV, Xiong L, Zapol WM. Nitric Oxide Decreases Acute Kidney Injury and Stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disease after Cardiac Surgery. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov 15; 198(10):1279-1287. PMID: 29932345.
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  12. Kacmarek RM, Berra L, Villar J. On the Road to Surface Monitoring of Diaphragmatic Activity in Mechanically Ventilated Patients. Respir Care. 2018 11; 63(11):1457-1458. PMID: 30389833.
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  13. De Santis Santiago RR, Berra L, Kacmarek RM. Why Not Prevent ARDS? The Possible Role of Plasma Biomarkers in Surgery. Respir Care. 2018 11; 63(11):1455-1456. PMID: 30389832.
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  14. Pirrone M, Imber DA, Marrazzo F, Pinciroli R, Zhang C, Bry L, Delaney ML, Dubois AM, Thomas JG, Nistico L, Melton-Kreft R, Bittner EA, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Silver-Coated Endotracheal Tubes Cleaned With a Mechanism for Secretion Removal. Respir Care. 2019 Jan; 64(1):1-9. PMID: 30181363.
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  15. Teggia Droghi M, De Santis Santiago RR, Pinciroli R, Marrazzo F, Bittner EA, Amato MBP, Kacmarek RM, Berra L. High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Allows Extubation of an Obese Patient. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug 15; 198(4):524-525. PMID: 29702003.
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  16. Kacmarek RM, Villar J, Berra L. "Size Matters" in Regard to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Case Volume and Mortality! Crit Care Med. 2018 May; 46(5):826-827. PMID: 29652713.
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  17. Nakagawa A, Ferrari M, Schleifer G, Cooper MK, Liu C, Yu B, Berra L, Klings ES, Safo RS, Chen Q, Musayev FN, Safo MK, Abdulmalik O, Bloch DB, Zapol WM. A Triazole Disulfide Compound Increases the Affinity of Hemoglobin for Oxygen and Reduces the Sickling of Human Sickle Cells. Mol Pharm. 2018 05 07; 15(5):1954-1963. PMID: 29634905.
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  18. Gattinoni L, Pesenti A, Berra L, Bartlett R. Ted Kolobow. Intensive Care Med. 2018 05; 44(5):551-552. PMID: 29663042.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Kacmarek RM, Villar J, Berra L. Exhaled CO2, a guide to ARDS management during lung-protective ventilation? J Crit Care. 2018 06; 45:229-230. PMID: 29550109.
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  20. Kalra R, Arora G, Patel N, Doshi R, Berra L, Arora P, Bajaj NS. Targeted Temperature Management After Cardiac Arrest: Systematic Review and Meta-analyses. Anesth Analg. 2018 03; 126(3):867-875. PMID: 29239942.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Fumagalli J, Berra L. What does the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome trial (ART) teach us?-it is time for precision medicine and precision trials in critical care! J Thorac Dis. 2018 Mar; 10(3):1300-1303. PMID: 29707281.
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  22. Kacmarek RM, Berra L. Prediction of ARDS outcome: what tool should I use? Lancet Respir Med. 2018 04; 6(4):253-254. PMID: 29477449.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. 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.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  24. Li Bassi G, Panigada M, Ranzani OT, Zanella A, Berra L, Cressoni M, Parrini V, Kandil H, Salati G, Selvaggi P, Amatu A, Sanz-Moncosi M, Biagioni E, Tagliaferri F, Furia M, Mercurio G, Costa A, Manca T, Lindau S, Babel J, Cavana M, Chiurazzi C, Marti JD, Consonni D, Gattinoni L, Pesenti A, Wiener-Kronish J, Bruschi C, Ballotta A, Salsi P, Livigni S, Iotti G, Fernandez J, Girardis M, Barbagallo M, Moise G, Antonelli M, Caspani ML, Vezzani A, Meybohm P, Gasparovic V, Geat E, Amato M, Niederman M, Kolobow T, Torres A. Randomized, multicenter trial of lateral Trendelenburg versus semirecumbent body position for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Intensive Care Med. 2017 Nov; 43(11):1572-1584. PMID: 29149418.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Rezoagli E, Zanella A, Cressoni M, De Marchi L, Kolobow T, Berra L. Pathogenic Link Between Postextubation Pneumonia and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: An Experimental Study. Anesth Analg. 2017 04; 124(4):1339-1346. PMID: 28221200.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
  26. Klompas M, Berra L, Branson R. Beware the siren's song of novel endotracheal tube designs. Intensive Care Med. 2017 11; 43(11):1708-1711. PMID: 28364302.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. 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.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. 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.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Berra L, Rodriguez-Lopez J, Rezoagli E, Yu B, Fisher DF, Semigran MJ, Bloch DB, Channick RN, Zapol WM. Electric Plasma-generated Nitric Oxide: Hemodynamic Effects in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 11 01; 194(9):1168-1170. PMID: 27797618.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. 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.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. 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.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  32. Theurl I, Hilgendorf I, Nairz M, Tymoszuk P, Haschka D, Asshoff M, He S, Gerhardt LM, Holderried TA, Seifert M, Sopper S, Fenn AM, Anzai A, Rattik S, McAlpine C, Theurl M, Wieghofer P, Iwamoto Y, Weber GF, Harder NK, Chousterman BG, Arvedson TL, McKee M, Wang F, Lutz OM, Rezoagli E, Babitt JL, Berra L, Prinz M, Nahrendorf M, Weiss G, Weissleder R, Lin HY, Swirski FK. On-demand erythrocyte disposal and iron recycling requires transient macrophages in the liver. Nat Med. 2016 08; 22(8):945-51. PMID: 27428900.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  33. Rezoagli E, Ichinose F, Strelow S, Roy N, Shelton K, Matsumine R, Chen L, Bittner EA, Bloch DB, Zapol WM, Berra L. Pulmonary and Systemic Vascular Resistances After Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Role of Hemolysis. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Apr; 31(2):505-515. PMID: 27590461.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Klompas M, Berra L. Should Ventilator-Associated Events become a Quality Indicator for ICUs? Respir Care. 2016 Jun; 61(6):723-36. PMID: 27235309.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Zhang C, Berra L, Klompas M. Should Aerosolized Antibiotics Be Used to Treat Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia? Respir Care. 2016 Jun; 61(6):737-48. PMID: 27235310.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  36. Pirrone M, Pinciroli R, Berra L. Microbiome, biofilms, and pneumonia in the ICU. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr; 29(2):160-6. PMID: 26855081.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Trahanas JM, Kolobow MA, Hardy MA, Berra L, Zapol WM, Bartlett RH. "Treating Lungs": The Scientific Contributions of Dr. Theodor Kolobow. ASAIO J. 2016 Mar-Apr; 62(2):203-10. PMID: 26720733.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. 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.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  39. Piriyapatsom A, Lin H, Pirrone M, De Pascale G, Corona De Lapuerta J, Bittner EA, Schmidt UH, De Moya M, Berra L. Evaluation of the Infection-Related Ventilator-Associated Events Algorithm for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Surveillance in a Trauma Population. Respir Care. 2016 Mar; 61(3):269-76. PMID: 26556896.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  40. 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.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Kacmarek RM, Pirrone M, Berra L. Assisted mechanical ventilation: the future is now! BMC Anesthesiol. 2015 Jul 29; 15:110. PMID: 26215886.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Berra L, Kacmarek RM. Is esophageal pressure monitoring essential for the most critically ill? Minerva Anestesiol. 2015 Aug; 81(8):830-1. PMID: 25925900.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Lin T, Maita D, Thundivalappil SR, Riley FE, Hambsch J, Van Marter LJ, Christou HA, Berra L, Fagan S, Christiani DC, Warren HS. Hemopexin in severe inflammation and infection: mouse models and human diseases. Crit Care. 2015 Apr 15; 19:166. PMID: 25888135.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  44. 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.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  45. Mauri T, Coppadoro A, Bombino M, Bellani G, Zambelli V, Fornari C, Berra L, Bittner EA, Schmidt U, Sironi M, Bottazzi B, Brambilla P, Mantovani A, Pesenti A. Alveolar pentraxin 3 as an early marker of microbiologically confirmed pneumonia: a threshold-finding prospective observational study. Crit Care. 2014 Oct 15; 18(5):562. PMID: 25314919.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Berra L, Pinciroli R, Stowell CP, Wang L, Yu B, Fernandez BO, Feelisch M, Mietto C, Hod EA, Chipman D, Scherrer-Crosbie M, Bloch KD, Zapol WM. Autologous transfusion of stored red blood cells increases pulmonary artery pressure. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct 01; 190(7):800-7. PMID: 25162920.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Mietto C, Foley K, Salerno L, Oleksak J, Pinciroli R, Goverman J, Berra L. Removal of endotracheal tube obstruction with a secretion clearance device. Respir Care. 2014 Sep; 59(9):e122-6. PMID: 24368863.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Pinciroli R, Mietto C, Berra L. Use of high-definition computed tomography to assess endotracheal tube luminal narrowing after mechanical ventilation. Anesthesiology. 2013 Jul; 119(1):202. PMID: 23535503.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Mietto C, Pinciroli R, Patel N, Berra L. Ventilator associated pneumonia: evolving definitions and preventive strategies. Respir Care. 2013 Jun; 58(6):990-1007. PMID: 23709196.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Coppadoro A, Berra L, Kumar A, Pinciroli R, Yamada M, Schmidt UH, Bittner EA, Kaneki M. Critical illness is associated with decreased plasma levels of coenzyme Q10: a cross-sectional study. J Crit Care. 2013 Oct; 28(5):571-6. PMID: 23618779.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Pinciroli R, Mietto C, Berra L. Respiratory therapy device modifications to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2013 Apr; 26(2):175-83. PMID: 23286937.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  52. Coppadoro A, Berra L, Bittner EA, Ecker JL, Pian-Smith MC. Altered arterial compliance in hypertensive pregnant women is associated with preeclampsia. Anesth Analg. 2013 May; 116(5):1050-6. PMID: 23337414.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Coppadoro A, Bittner E, Berra L. Novel preventive strategies for ventilator-associated pneumonia. Crit Care. 2012 Dec 12; 16(2):210. PMID: 22429668.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Berra L, Coppadoro A, Yu B, Lei C, Spagnolli E, Steinbicker AU, Bloch KD, Lin T, Sammy FY, Warren HS, Fernandez BO, Feelisch M, Dzik WH, Stowell CP, Zapol WM. Transfusion of stored autologous blood does not alter reactive hyperemia index in healthy volunteers. Anesthesiology. 2012 Jul; 117(1):56-63. PMID: 22531338.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Berra L, Coppadoro A, Bittner EA, Kolobow T, Laquerriere P, Pohlmann JR, Bramati S, Moss J, Pesenti A. A clinical assessment of the Mucus Shaver: a device to keep the endotracheal tube free from secretions. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan; 40(1):119-24. PMID: 21926595.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Duan M, Berra L, Kumar A, Wilcox S, Safford S, Goulet R, Lander M, Schmidt U. Use of hypothermia to allow low-tidal-volume ventilation in a patient with ARDS. Respir Care. 2011 Dec; 56(12):1956-8. PMID: 21682985.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Coppadoro A, Berra L, Bigatello LM. Modifying endotracheal tubes to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2011 Apr; 24(2):157-62. PMID: 21252657.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. Berra L, Alston TA. Hydrocortisone for stress of off-pump coronary surgery. Minerva Anestesiol. 2011 Mar; 77(3):259-60. PMID: 21441878.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  59. Panigada M, Berra L. Gravity. It's not just a good idea. It's the law. Minerva Anestesiol. 2011 Feb; 77(2):127-8. PMID: 21368725.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Berra L, Sampson J, Fumagalli J, Panigada M, Kolobow T. Alternative approaches to ventilator-associated pneumonia prevention. Minerva Anestesiol. 2011 Mar; 77(3):323-33. PMID: 21150848.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  61. Berra L, Sampson J, Wiener-Kronish J. Pseudomonas aeruginosa: acute lung injury or ventilator-associated pneumonia? Minerva Anestesiol. 2010 Oct; 76(10):824-32. PMID: 20935618.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  62. Mauri T, Berra L, Kumwilaisak K, Pivi S, Ufberg JW, Kueppers F, Pesenti A, Bigatello LM. Lateral-horizontal patient position and horizontal orientation of the endotracheal tube to prevent aspiration in adult surgical intensive care unit patients: a feasibility study. Respir Care. 2010 Mar; 55(3):294-302. PMID: 20196878.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  63. Berra L, Cressoni M, Li Bassi G, Kolobow T, Panigada M, Zanella A. Continuous lateral rotation therapy to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia: the neglected effects of gravity on pathogenesis of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar; 38(3):1018-9; author reply 1019. PMID: 20168183.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  64. Berra L, Kolobow T. Ventilator-associated pneumonia or endotracheal tube-associated pneumonia or none of the above? Lessons learned from laboratory animal studies. Anesthesiology. 2009 Oct; 111(4):921-2; author reply 922-3. PMID: 20029256.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  65. Berra L, Alston TA. Worse bleeding but better survival associated with N-acetylcysteine in cardiac surgery. Crit Care Med. 2009 Jun; 37(6):2113-4. PMID: 19448461.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  66. Foti G, Sangalli F, Berra L, Sironi S, Cazzaniga M, Rossi GP, Bellani G, Pesenti A. Is helmet CPAP first line pre-hospital treatment of presumed severe acute pulmonary edema? Intensive Care Med. 2009 Apr; 35(4):656-62. PMID: 19030843.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  67. Berra L, Curto F, Li Bassi G, Laquerriere P, Pitts B, Baccarelli A, Kolobow T. Antimicrobial-coated endotracheal tubes: an experimental study. Intensive Care Med. 2008 Jun; 34(6):1020-9. PMID: 18418572.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCellsPHPublic Health
  68. Berra L, Kolobow T, Laquerriere P, Pitts B, Bramati S, Pohlmann J, Marelli C, Panzeri M, Brambillasca P, Villa F, Baccarelli A, Bouthors S, Stelfox HT, Bigatello LM, Moss J, Pesenti A. Internally coated endotracheal tubes with silver sulfadiazine in polyurethane to prevent bacterial colonization: a clinical trial. Intensive Care Med. 2008 Jun; 34(6):1030-7. PMID: 18418571.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
  69. Stelfox HT, Crimi C, Berra L, Noto A, Schmidt U, Bigatello LM, Hess D. Determinants of tracheostomy decannulation: an international survey. Crit Care. 2008; 12(1):R26. PMID: 18302759.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  70. Crimi C, Berra L, Kalra A, Allain R, Cambria RP. Fatal heparin-induced thrombocytopenia 8 months after prior exposure to heparin. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2008 Oct; 22(5):732-4. PMID: 18922432.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  71. Bigatello LM, Stelfox HT, Berra L, Schmidt U, Gettings EM. Outcome of patients undergoing prolonged mechanical ventilation after critical illness. Crit Care Med. 2007 Nov; 35(11):2491-7. PMID: 17901840.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  72. Li Bassi G, Berra L, Kolobow T. Silver-coated endotracheal tubes: is the bactericidal effect time limited? Crit Care Med. 2007 Mar; 35(3):986; author reply 987. PMID: 17421110.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  73. Berra LV, Carcereri De Prati A, Suzuki H, Pasqualin A. The role of constitutive and inducible nitric oxide synthase in the human brain after subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg Sci. 2007 Mar; 51(1):1-9. PMID: 17369785.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  74. Berra L, Curto F, Li Bassi G, Laquerriere P, Baccarelli A, Kolobow T. Antibacterial-coated tracheal tubes cleaned with the Mucus Shaver : a novel method to retain long-term bactericidal activity of coated tracheal tubes. Intensive Care Med. 2006 Jun; 32(6):888-93. PMID: 16601964.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  75. Kolobow T, Berra L, Li Bassi G, Curto F. Novel system for complete removal of secretions within the endotracheal tube: the Mucus Shaver. Anesthesiology. 2005 May; 102(5):1063-5. PMID: 15851896.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  76. Berra L, De Marchi L, Panigada M, Yu ZX, Baccarelli A, Kolobow T. Evaluation of continuous aspiration of subglottic secretion in an in vivo study. Crit Care Med. 2004 Oct; 32(10):2071-8. PMID: 15483416.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  77. Kolobow T, Berra L, DeMarchi L, Aly H. Ultrathin-wall, two-stage, twin endotracheal tube: a tracheal tube with minimal resistance and minimal dead space for use in newborn and infant patients. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2004 Jul; 5(4):379-83. PMID: 15215010.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  78. Berra L, De Marchi L, Yu ZX, Laquerriere P, Baccarelli A, Kolobow T. Endotracheal tubes coated with antiseptics decrease bacterial colonization of the ventilator circuits, lungs, and endotracheal tube. Anesthesiology. 2004 Jun; 100(6):1446-56. PMID: 15166564.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
  79. Berra L, Panigada M, De Marchi L, Greco G, Z -Xi Y, Baccarelli A, Pohlmann J, Costello KF, Appleton J, Mahar R, Lewandowski R, Ravitz L, Kolobow T. New approaches for the prevention of airway infection in ventilated patients. Lessons learned from laboratory animal studies at the National Institutes of Health. Minerva Anestesiol. 2003 May; 69(5):342-7. PMID: 12768164.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  80. Panigada M, Berra L, Greco G, Stylianou M, Kolobow T. Bacterial colonization of the respiratory tract following tracheal intubation-effect of gravity: an experimental study. Crit Care Med. 2003 Mar; 31(3):729-37. PMID: 12626976.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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