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Pulmonary
Cinematic virtual reality for anxiety management in mechanically ventilated patients: a feasibility and pilot study
Alexander C. Haley, David A. Wacker
Acute Crit Care. 2022;37(2):230-236.   Published online February 4, 2022
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/acc.2021.00843
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Background
Mechanically ventilated patients experience anxiety for many reasons. Pharmacological treatments such as benzodiazepines are commonly employed to manage anxiety; however, these therapies often cause undesired side effects. Additional therapies for anxiety management are needed. We sought to determine whether cell phone-based virtual reality therapy could feasibly be used for anxiety management in mechanically ventilated patients.
Methods
Mechanically ventilated subjects underwent at least one session of virtual reality therapy in which they were shown a cinematic video of an outdoor green space or blue space with 360° visual range of motion. Goal session duration was 5 minutes. The primary outcome was incidence of predefined patient safety events, including self-extubation and accidental removal of tubes or lines.
Results
Ten subjects underwent a total of 18 virtual reality sessions. Fifteen sessions lasted the planned 5 minutes, one session was extended at participant request, and two sessions were terminated early at participant request. There were no occurrences of the predefined safety events, and no occurrences of cybersickness. Use of a visual analog scale to measure anxiety level was feasible for this pilot study, demonstrating feasibility of this scale for future, larger scale studies.
Conclusions
Virtual reality therapy shows potential as a means of managing anxiety in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation, and further rigorous exploration with this protocol is feasible.

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  • Opportunities for Managing Pain and Anxiety in the Intensive Care Unit Using Virtual Reality: Perspectives from Bedside Care Providers
    Isabella P. Garito, Samantha Lewis-Fung, Brenna Lawson, Hannah Gabrielle Gray, Christopher Smith, Lora Appel
    Journal of Medical Extended Reality.2024; 1(1): 53.     CrossRef
  • Virtual Reality Therapy for People With Epilepsy and Related Anxiety: Protocol for a 3-Phase Pilot Clinical Trial
    Hannah Gabrielle Gray, Danielle Tchao, Samantha Lewis-Fung, Susanna Pardini, Laurence R Harris, Lora Appel
    JMIR Research Protocols.2023; 12: e41523.     CrossRef
  • Virtual and augmented reality in intensive care medicine: a systematic review
    Dominika Kanschik, Raphael Romano Bruno, Georg Wolff, Malte Kelm, Christian Jung
    Annals of Intensive Care.2023;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • A study to assess the communication and level of anxiety among mechanically ventilated conscious patients in intensive care units of sree mookambika medical college hospital at kanyakumari district
    Derlin A. Ahisha, Retnam C. Ajitha
    i-manager's Journal on Nursing.2023; 13(2): 20.     CrossRef
Case Report
Cardiology
Percutaneous bicaval dual lumen cannula for extracorporeal life support
Woojung Kim, Hye Won Kwon, Jooncheol Min, Sungkyu Cho, Jae Gun Kwak, June Dong Park, Woong-Han Kim
Acute Crit Care. 2020;35(3):207-212.   Published online September 23, 2019
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/acc.2019.00584
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Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a useful mechanical device for pediatric patients with severe respiratory failure. Conventional veno-venous ECMO using double cannulation, however, is not feasible due to size limitations in pediatric patients who have small femoral vessels. Recently, percutaneous bicaval dual-lumen cannula can be inserted using single cannulation via the right internal jugular vein. Herein, we report the case of a pediatric patient with severe respiratory failure who was weaned off the ECMO successfully after treatment with bicaval dual-lumen cannulation for 5 days despite the small body size and immunocompromised condition due to chemotherapy for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.

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    Soo Hee Lee, Sunmin Kim, Ju-Tae Sohn
    Pediatric Emergency Care.2023; 39(1): 53.     CrossRef
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Original Article
Pulmonary
Reduction of PaCO2 by high-flow nasal cannula in acute hypercapnic respiratory failure patients receiving conventional oxygen therapy
Hyun Woo Lee, Sun Mi Choi, Jinwoo Lee, Young Sik Park, Chang-Hoon Lee, Chul-Gyu Yoo, Young Whan Kim, Sung Koo Han, Sang-Min Lee
Acute Crit Care. 2019;34(3):202-211.   Published online August 31, 2019
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/acc.2019.00563
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Background
It has been suggested that a high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) could help to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from anatomical dead spaces, but evidence to support that is lacking. The objective of this study was to elucidate whether use of an HFNC could reduce the arterial partial pressure of CO2 (PaCO2) in patients with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure who are receiving conventional oxygen (O2) therapy.
Methods
A propensity score-matched observational study was conducted to evaluate patients treated with an HFNC for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure from 2015 to 2016. The hypercapnia group was defined as patients with a PaCO2 >50 mm Hg and arterial pH <7.35.
Results
Eighteen patients in the hypercapnia group and 177 patients in the nonhypercapnia group were eligible for the present study. Eighteen patients in each group were matched by propensity score. Decreased PaCO2 and consequent pH normalization over time occurred in the hypercapnia group (P=0.002 and P=0.005, respectively). The initial PaCO2 level correlated linearly with PaCO2 removal after the use of an HFNC (R2=0.378, P=0.010). The fraction of inspired O2 used in the intensive care unit was consistently higher for 48 hours in the nonhypercapnia group. Physiological parameters such as respiratory rate and arterial partial pressure of O2 improved over time in both groups.
Conclusions
Physiological parameters can improve after the use of an HFNC in patients with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure given low-flow O2 therapy via a facial mask. Further studies are needed to identify which hypercapnic patients might benefit from an HFNC.

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  • Comparison of Conventional Oxygen Therapy With High-Flow Nasal Oxygenation in the Management of Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
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    Cureus.2022;[Epub]     CrossRef
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    Aarshi Vipani, Christina C. Lindenmeyer, Vinay Sundaram
    Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.2021; 55(8): 667.     CrossRef
  • Efficacy of High-Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy in Patients with Mild Hypercapnia
    Lingling Su, Qinyu Zhao, Taotao Liu, Yujun Xu, Weichun Li, Aiping Zhang
    Lung.2021; 199(5): 447.     CrossRef
  • High-Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy Can Be Effective for Patients in Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure with Hypercapnia: a Retrospective, Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study
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    Journal of Korean Medical Science.2020;[Epub]     CrossRef
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    Lucia Spicuzza, Matteo Schisano
    Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease.2020; 11: 204062232092010.     CrossRef
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Case Reports
Pulmonary
Right ventricular assist device with an oxygenator using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation in a patient with severe respiratory failure and right heart decompensation
Dong Kyu Oh, Tae Sun Shim, Kyung-Wook Jo, Seung-Il Park, Dong Kwan Kim, Sehoon Choi, Geun Dong Lee, Sung-Ho Jung, Pil-Je Kang, Sang-Bum Hong
Acute Crit Care. 2020;35(2):117-121.   Published online April 8, 2019
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/acc.2018.00416
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Right heart decompensation is a fatal complication in patients with respiratory failure, particularly in those transitioned to lung transplantation using veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (V-V ECMO). In these patients, veno-arterial (V-A ECMO) or veno-arterialvenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (V-AV ECMO) is used to support both cardiac and respiratory function. However, these processes may increase the risk of device-related complications such as bleeding, thromboembolism, and limb ischemia. In the present case, a 64-year-old male patient with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis developed respiratory failure and commenced treatment with V-V ECMO as a bridge to lung transplantation. Unfortunately, the patient developed right heart decompensation and required both cardiac and respiratory support during treatment with V-V ECMO. Instead of adding arterial cannulation, he was switched to a novel configuration, a right ventricular assist device with an oxygenator (Oxy- RVAD) using ECMO, with drainage cannulation from the femoral vein and return cannulation to the main pulmonary artery. The patient was successfully bridged to lung transplantation without serious complications after 10 days of Oxy-RVAD support. To the best of our knowledge, this is an extreme rare and challenging case of Oxy-RVAD using ECMO in a patient successfully bridged to lung transplantation.

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Cardiology/Pulmonary
Successful Rescue Therapy with Pumpless Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal in a Patient with Persistent Air Leakage due to Empyema
Jaeyoung Cho, Yeon Joo Lee, Jae-Ho Lee, Choon-Taek Lee, Young-Jae Cho
Korean J Crit Care Med. 2017;32(3):284-290.   Published online November 14, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/kjccm.2016.00185
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A young metastatic lung cancer patient developed empyema due to an infection with carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Hydropneumothorax was detected and managed by a tube thoracotomy. However, persistent air leakage through the chest tube was observed due to the presence of a bronchopleural fistula (BPF). As hypercapnic respiratory failure had progressed and the large air leak did not diminish by conservative management, a pumpless extracorporeal lung assist (pECLA) device was inserted. The pECLA allowed the patient to be weaned from mechanical ventilation and the BPF to heal. The present case shows the effective application of pECLA in a patient with empyema complicated with BPF and severe hypercapnic respiratory failure. pECLA enabled us to minimize airway pressure to aid in the closure of the BPF in the mechanically ventilated patient.
Pulmonary
Acute Respiratory Failure due to Alveolar Hemorrhage after Exposure to Organic Dust
Sun Mi Choi, Jiwon Koh, Sang-Min Lee, Jinwoo Lee
Korean J Crit Care Med. 2016;31(2):173-177.   Published online May 31, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/kjccm.2016.31.2.173
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Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) is associated with severe outcomes. We report a case of acute respiratory failure that required mechanical ventilation and was clinically and pathologically diagnosed as DAH related to exposure to organic dust. A 39-year-old man, who had visited a warehouse to grade beans for purchase, was referred to our hospital for impending respiratory failure. His initial radiographic examinations revealed diffuse bilateral ground-glass opacities in his lungs and bronchoalveolar lavage resulted in progressively bloodier returns, which is characteristic of DAH. He underwent bedside open lung biopsy of his right lower lobe in the intensive care unit. Biopsy results revealed DAH and organization with accumulation of hemosiderin-laden macrophages and a few fibroblastic foci. The patient was treated with empirical antibiotics and high-dose corticosteroids and successfully weaned from mechanical ventilation. DAH might be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients with acute respiratory failure after exposure to organic particles.
Cardiology/Pulmonary
One Hundred Seven Days of ECMO as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation: The Longest Duration Among Elderly Patients
Eun Jung Kim, Hyo Chae Paik, Moo Suk Park, Myung Hwa Kim, Shin Ok Koh, You Jin Lee, Sungwon Na
Korean J Crit Care Med. 2014;29(1):48-51.   Published online February 28, 2014
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/kjccm.2014.29.1.48
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a means for supporting adequate gas exchange in patients with severe respiratory failure and is the only therapeutic option for ventilation-refractory patients awaiting lung transplantation. Moreover, defining the patients likely to benefit from ECMO as a bridge to transplantation has recently become a point of interest. Here, we report a case of prolonged ECMO support to a patient awaiting lung transplantation. A 66-year-old woman was diagnosed with acute interstitial pneumonia and was placed on veno-venous (VV) ECMO due to unsatisfactory gas exchange despite maximal ventilator care. She underwent bilateral lung transplantation after 99 days of ECMO and was successfully weaned from it on the 107th ECMO day. This is the longest period of ECMO support to be reported among elderly patients.

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A Case of Pumpless Extracorporeal Interventional Lung Assist for Severe Respiratory Failure: A Case Report
Young Jae Cho, Ji Yeon Seo, Yu Jung Kim, Jae Ho Lee, Choon Taek Lee
Korean J Crit Care Med. 2012;27(2):120-125.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/kjccm.2012.27.2.120
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Pumpless extracorporeal interventional lung assist (iLA) is a promising respiratory rescue system permitting protective lung ventilation for severe respiratory failure. Herein, we report a case of prolonged iLA support with regards to a patient exhibiting severe hypercapnic respiratory failure. A 51-year-old female patient with metastatic endometrial carcinoma developed progressive hospital-acquired pneumonia and was intubated in order to restore respiratory failure. Despite maximal mechanical ventilator care, her clinical condition deteriorated due to severe respiratory acidosis. The iLA was performed for the management of refractory hypercapnia. The total duration of iLA support was 23 days without any vascular complications, however, she could not survive because of oxygenation failure.
Original Article
The Risk Factors of Postoperative Respiratory Insufficiency after Prolonged Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
Jin Young Lee, Ji Young Lee, Sung Jin Hong, Byung Ho Lee, Ou Kyoung Kwon, Young Hee Kim
Korean J Crit Care Med. 2010;25(3):130-135.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4266/kjccm.2010.25.3.130
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BACKGROUND
Robotic radical prostatectomy is performed in elderly patients and requires extreme changes in the patient's position and is often associated with a long surgery time. This study reviewed the pulmonary complications occurring after a robotic radical prostatectomy and analyzed the potential risk factors.
METHODS
The medical records of all patients who had undergone robotic radical prostatectomy at our institution were reviewed. Among the 80 total patients, 58 were capable of spontaneous respiration at the end of surgery (Group I), whereas 22 patients required assisted ventilation (Group II). A comparison between the two groups was made in terms of the demographic characteristics, coexisting diseases, anesthesia and operation time, amount of intraoperative blood loss and transfused blood products.
RESULTS
The mean age of the patients was 67.2 +/- 7.3 years. The mean operation time was 384.1 +/- 203.4 min (range, 195-1,180 min). The anesthesia and operation time, amount of intraoperative blood loss and number of transfused patients were all significantly higher in Group II. Univariate analysis revealed age, body mass index, intraoperative blood loss and transfusion, anesthesia and operation time to be related to postoperative respiratory insufficiency. Multivariate analysis revealed intraoperative transfusion and operation time to be predictive risk factors.
CONCLUSIONS
Prolonged laparoscopic surgery in a steep Trendelenburg position has a high likelihood of postoperative respiratory insufficiency, with the intraoperative transfusion and a longer operation time being possible contributing factors.

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