LEOPARDS…even more dangerous when you’re septic!

Intro... There has been a lot of discussion regarding the LEOPARDS trial on FOAMed recently. Particularly after the ESICM meeting in Milan. The drug Levosimendan was thought to be of some hope in the treatment of sepsis...to better current Vaso/Inotherapy we currently use (starving coronary blood flow, pushing the heart too hard and causing horrendous... Continue Reading →

Do we go for ‘Goal’ or do we follow our instincts??…EGDT; the news

So we awaited the results of the proMISe Trial with baited breath and we have seen the results of ARISE / proCESS. The news from this was expected to perhaps be different, would the wheel be re-invented....or not?! The answer was unsurprising in the end. EGDT does not appear to alter overall 90 day mortality. What did the previous 2... Continue Reading →

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