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The Authors Reply: Regarding Omitting Apnea Testing in a Patient on Vasopressors

By Julius Gene S. Latorre, Elena B. Schmidt & David M. Greer First Online: 20 April 2020 This comment refers to the article available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-020-00966-8 and https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-020-00934-2 . We thank Dr. Bloria for his thoughtful and important...


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Response to “Cefepime-Induced Encephalopathy: A Possible Additional Mechanism of Neurotoxicity”

By Han-Tao Li, Tony Wu, Wey-Ran Lin & Siew-Na Lim First Online: 14 January 2020 We thank Dr. Fernández-Fernández and Dr. Ameneiros-Lago for their interest in our article and appreciate their comment about another possible mechanism of cefepime neurotoxicity. Acquiring encephalopathy...


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Cefepime-Induced Encephalopathy: A Possible Additional Mechanism of Neurotoxicity

By Francisco José Fernández-Fernández & Eugenia Ameneiros-Lago First Online: 02 January 2020 We read with interest the article “Clinical, electroencephalographic features and prognostic factors of cefepime-induced neurotoxicity: a retrospective study” by Li et al. [1]. Regarding the...


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Reply to “Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome Responsive to Intravenous Milrinone”

By Maximiliano A. Hawkes, Alejandro A. Hlavnicka & Nestor A. Wainsztein First Online: 20 December 2020 Dear Editor, We would like to thank you for the opportunity of responding to the letter by Drs. Khandelwal and Kumar about our recent paper [ 1 ]. We appreciate the...


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Reply to “Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome Responsive to Intravenous Milrinone”

By Ankur Khandelwal, Niraj Kumar First Online: 20 December 2019 Sir, We read with interest the case report by Hawkes et al. [1] wherein the authors successfully managed a case of postpartum Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome (RCVS) and highlighted the role of intravenous...


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Reply to: Ratio of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter to Eyeball Transverse Diameter by Ultrasound Can Predict Intracranial Hypertension in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients: A Prospective Study

By Jie Du, Yanjun Deng, Hua Li, Shigang Qiao, Mengnan Yu, Qingya Xu, Chen Wang First Online: 04 September 2019 This comment refers to the article available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-019-00762-z . This reply refers to the article available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-019...


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Ratio of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter to Eyeball Transverse Diameter by Ultrasonography to Predict Raised Intracranial Pressure in Traumatic Brain Injury

By Livio Vitiello, Maddalena De Bernardo, Nicola Rosa First Online: 29 August 2019 This comment refers to the article available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-019-00762-z. An author's reply to this comment is available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12028-019-00840-2. Dear...


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Commentary: Feasibility and Safety of Transnasal High Flow Air to Reduce Core Body Temperature

By Wendy Ziai, Romergryko Geocadin, Harikrishna Tandri First Online: 24 July 2019 Dear Editor: We appreciate comments regarding our study of Feasibility and Safety of Transnasal High Flow Air to Reduce Core Body Temperature [ 1 ]. Several important issues influencing efficacy of...


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Response to Rady re: Religion and Neuroscience

By Ariane Lewis First Online: 05 August 2019 I appreciate Rady’s interest in my recent article, “A survey of multidenominational rabbis on death by neurologic criteria,” which discussed rabbinical perspectives on brain death/death by neurologic criteria (BD/DNC) [1]. Although a 2015 survey...


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Objections to Brain Death Determination: Religion and Neuroscience

By Mohamed Y. Rady First Online: 05 August 2019 To the Editor Lewis surveyed rabbis to determine religious attitudes toward death declaration by neurologic criteria or brain death (BD) and subsequent withdrawal/withholding of medical treatment [1]. Although 97% of rabbis were aware that BD...