Vasopressin use in critically ill cirrhosis patients with catecholamine-resistant septic shock: The CVICU cohort
Lukasz A Myc, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, United States
Jonathan G Stine, Curtis K Argo, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, United States
Rinita Chakrapani, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, United States
Alexandra Kadl, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, United States
Author contributions: Myc LA and Stine JG should be considered co-first authors of this manuscript as both made equally important contributions to the final manuscript; Myc LA and Argo CK generated the research concept and hypothesis; Myc LA, Stine JG and Argo CK designed research; Myc LA and Chakrapani R extracted data; Stine JG and Myc LA analyzed data; Myc LA, Stine JG, Chakrapani R, Kadl A and Argo CK composed the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: Approval was obtained for this study from the University of Virginia IRB-HSR.
Informed consent statement: This study was retrospective and no informed consent was required by the IRB.
Conflict-of-interest statement: We have no conflicts of interest to report.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Curtis K Argo, MD, MS, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia, JPA and Lee Street, MSB 2145, PO Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 27, 2016
Peer-review started: June 30, 2016
First decision: August 26, 2016
Revised: September 23, 2016
Accepted: December 1, 2016
Article in press: December 2, 2016
Published online: January 18, 2017