Volume 31, Issue 1 – January 2023
A 77-year-old male was admitted with COVID-19 requiring intubation, prone positioning and treatment for bilateral segmental pulmonary embolism. Medical history consisted of type 2 diabetes and stable chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Two weeks after intubation, he…Read article
Abstract Meigs syndrome is a rare clinical entity of benign origin in which a triad of ovarian tumour (usually ovarian fibroma or fibroid-like tumour), hydrothorax and ascites co-exist and raise suspicion of malignancy. Here, we…Read article
Abstract A 48-year-old male presented to our emergency department after a suicide attempt using the helium method. This increasingly popular method of inhaling helium rapidly causes asphyxia and death. When the supply of helium is…Read article
Abstract Air embolism is the entry of gas into vascular structures. It is a rare life-threatening complication of several medical procedures, in particular lung biopsy and central catheter insertion. The prevalence is 0.06%, but may…Read article
Abstract A 72-year-old patient was admitted to the intensive care unit with respiratory failure due to rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease (ILD). All cultures and PCRs focused on ILD were negative and a paraneoplastic phenomenon…Read article
Every couple of years the Netherlands Journal of Critical Care replaces the editor in chief and his/her entourage. After taking on this role in 2018, now, four years later, Prof. Dirk Donker and his associate…Read article
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