Dr Despoina Koulenti

Research Fellow

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine

Affiliate Fellow

Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine
d.koulenti@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 65023

Overview

Research Interests

  • Severe Respiratory Infections, Hospital-acquired infections, Sepsis, Infections in Critically Ill Patients, Infections my multidrug-resistant pathogens

Qualifications

  • Fellow of Intensive Care
  • Fellow of Internal Medicine
  • Doctor of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Publications

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Blot, S. , Koulenti, Despoina and Dimopoulos, G. (2013). Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in critically ill patients. In Jean-Louis Vincent (Ed.), Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2013 (pp. 63-75) Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35109-9

  • Gattarello, Simone , Koulenti, Despoina and Rello, Jordi (2013). Risk factors. In Ilias I. Siempos (Ed.), Hospital-acquired Pneumonia (pp. 6-16) London, United Kingdom: Future Medicine. doi:https://doi.org/10.2217/ebo.12.221

  • Koulenti, Despoina and Tabah, Alexis (2013). Symptoms, diagnosis and prognosis. In Ilias I. Siempos (Ed.), Hospital-acquired pneumonia (pp. 33-48) London, United Kingdom: Future Medicine. doi:10.2217/EBO.12.286

  • Koulenti, D. and Correa, H. (2007). Sepsis in Obstetrics. In Rello, J.,, Kollef, M., Díaz, E. and Rodríguez, A. (Ed.), Infectious Diseases in Critical Care. (pp. 488-493) Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-34406-3_46

Journal Article

  • Luyt, Charles-Edouard, Hékimian, Guillaume, Koulenti, Despoina and Chastre, Jean (2018) Microbial cause of ICU-acquired pneumonia: hospital-acquired pneumonia versus ventilator-associated pneumonia. Current Opinion in Critical Care, . doi:10.1097/MCC.0000000000000526

  • Ramírez-Estrada, Sergio, Lagunes, Leonel, Peña-López, Yolanda, Vahedian-Azimi, Amir, Nseir, Saad, Arvaniti, Kostoula, Bastug, Aliye, Totorika, Izarne, Oztoprak, Nefise, Bouadma, Lilla, Koulenti, Despoina, Rello, Jordi and EU-VAE Study Investigators Group (2018) Assessing predictive accuracy for outcomes of ventilator-associated events in an international cohort: the EUVAE study. Intensive Care Medicine, . doi:10.1007/s00134-018-5269-7

  • Matthaiou, Dimitrios K., Blot, Stijn and Koulenti, Despoina (2018) Candida burn wound sepsis: The "holy trinity" of management. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing, . doi:10.1016/j.iccn.2018.02.001

  • Alves, Joana, Alp, Emine, Koulenti, Despoina, Zhang, Zhongheng, Ehrmann, Stephan, Blot, Stijn, Bassetti, Matteo, Conway-Morris, Andrew, Reina, Rosa, Teran, Enrique, Sole-Lleonart, Candela, Ruiz-Rodríguez, Maria, Rello, Jordi and SANEME-2 Investigators (2018) Nebulization of antimicrobial agents in mechanically ventilated adults in 2017: an international cross-sectional survey. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 37 4: 785-794. doi:10.1007/s10096-017-3175-5

  • Abbott, T. E. F., Ahmad, T., Phull, M. K., Fowler, A. J., Hewson, R., Biccard, B. M., Chew, M. S., Gillies, M., Pearse, R. M., International Surgical Outcomes Study (ISOS) group and Koulenti, Despoina (2018) The surgical safety checklist and patient outcomes after surgery: a prospective observational cohort study, systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 120 1: 146-155. doi:10.1016/j.bja.2017.08.002

  • Laupland, K. B., Koulenti, D. and Schwebel, C. (2017) The CVC and CRBSI: don’t use it and lose it!. Intensive Care Medicine, . doi:10.1007/s00134-017-5033-4

  • Koulenti, Despoina, Boulanger, Carole and Blot, Stijn (2017) Evaluating rates of ventilator-associated pneumonia: consider patient, organizational & educational risk factors. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 145 5: 697-698. doi:10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_435_17

  • Kahan, Brennan C., Koulenti, Desponia, Arvaniti, Kostoula, Beavis, Vanessa, Campbell, Douglas, Chan, Matthew, Moreno, Rui, Pearse, Rupert M. and The International Surgical Outcomes Study (ISOS) group (2017) Critical care admission following elective surgery was not associated with survival benefit: prospective analysis of data from 27 countries. Intensive Care Medicine, 43 7: 971-979. doi:10.1007/s00134-016-4633-8

  • Arvaniti, Kostoula, Lathyris, Dimitrios, Blot, Stijin, Apostolidou-Kiouti, Fani, Koulenti, Despoina and Haidich, Anna-Bettina (2017) The authors reply. Critical Care Medicine, 45 7: E735-E736. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000002442

  • Arvaniti, Kostoula, Lathyris, Dimitrios, Blot, Stijn, Apostolidou-Kiouti, Fani, Koulenti, Despoina and Haidich, Anna-Bettina (2017) Cumulative Evidence of Randomized Controlled and Observational Studies on Catheter-Related Infection Risk of Central Venous Catheter Insertion Site in ICU Patients: A Pairwise and Network Meta-Analysis. Critical Care Medicine, 45 4: e437-e448. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000002092

  • Rello, J., Diaz, E., Mañez, R., Sole-Violan, J., Valles, J., Vidaur, L., Zaragoza, R., Gattarello, S., Alvarez, B., Alvarez, L., Blanquer, J., Blasco, Ma, Borges-Sa, M., Bouza, E., Bunsow, E., Catalan, M., Diaz, E., Garnacho, J., Koulenti, D., Lisboa, T., Lopez, D., Lopez-Pueyo, Mj, Lucena, F., Luque, P., Mañez, R., Martin, A., Pereira, J., Rello, J., Jorda, R., Sebastian, R., Sierra, R., Sole-Violan, J., Suberviola, B., Torres, A., Valles, J., Vidaur, L. and Zaragoza, R. (2017) Improved survival among ICU-hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia by unidentified organisms: a multicenter case–control study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 36 1: 123-130. doi:10.1007/s10096-016-2779-5

  • Blot, Stijn, Koulenti, Despoina and Labeau, Sonia (2017) Optimizing educational initiatives to prevent ventilator-associated complications. American Journal of Infection Control, 45 1: 102-103. doi:10.1016/j.ajic.2016.05.035

  • International Surgical Outcomes Study group and Koulenti, Despoina (2016) Global patient outcomes after elective surgery: prospective cohort study in 27 low-, middle- and high-income countries. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 117 5: 601-609. doi:10.1093/bja/aew316

  • Blot, Stijn and Koulenti, Despoina (2016) Factors influencing outcomes in intensive care unit patients with nosocomial infections. Archives of Iranian Medicine, 19 9: 677-677.

  • Blot, Stijn I., Rello, Jordi and Koulenti, Despoina (2016) The value of polyurethane-cuffed endotracheal tubes to reduce microaspiration and intubation-related pneumonia: a systematic review of laboratory and clinical studies. Critical Care, 20 1: . doi:10.1186/s13054-016-1380-8

  • Koulenti, D., Tsigou, E. and Rello, J. (2016) Nosocomial pneumonia in 27 ICUs in Europe: perspectives from the EU-VAP/CAP study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 1-8. doi:10.1007/s10096-016-2703-z

  • Paiva, Jose-Artur, Pereira, Jose Manuel, Tabah, Alexis, Mikstacki, Adam, de Carvalho, Frederico Bruzzi, Koulenti, Despoina, Ruckly, Stephane, Cakar, Nahit, Misset, Benoit, Dimopoulos, George, Antonelli, Massimo, Rello, Jordi, Ma, Xiaochun, Tamowicz, Barbara and Timsit, Jean-Francois (2016) Characteristics and risk factors for 28-day mortality of hospital acquired fungemias in ICUs: data from the EUROBACT study. Critical Care, 20 1: . doi:10.1186/s13054-016-1229-1

  • Abdul-Aziz, Mohd H., Lipman, Jeffrey, Akova, Murat, Bassetti, Matteo, De Waele, Jan J., Dimopoulos, George, Dulhunty, Joel, Kaukonen, Kirsi-Maija, Koulenti, Despoina, Martin, Claude, Montravers, Philippe, Rello, Jordi, Rhodes, Andrew, Starr, Therese, Wallis, Steven C., Roberts, Jason A., Paul, Sanjoy, Ribas, Antonio Margarit, De Crop, Luc, Spapen, Herbert, Wauters, Joost, Dugernier, Thierry, Jorens, Philippe, Dapper, Ilse, De Backer, Daniel, Taccone, Fabio S., Ruano, Laura, Afonso, Elsa, Alvarez-Lerma, Francisco, Gracia-Arnillas, Maria Pilar, Fernandez, Francisco, Feijoo, Neus, Bardolet, Neus, Rovira, Assumpta, Garro, Pau, Colon, Diana, Castillo, Carlos, Fernado, Juan, Lopez, Maria Jesus, Fernandez, Jose Luis, Arribas, Ana Maria, Teja, Jose Luis, Ots, Elsa, Montejo, Juan Carlos, Catalan, Marcedes, Prieto, Isidro, Gonzalo, Gloria, Galvan, Beatriz, Blasco, Miguel Ange, Meyer, Estibaliz, Nogal, Frutos Del, Vidaur, Loreto, Sebastian, Rosa, Garde, Pila Marco, Velasco, Maria del Mar Martin, Crespo, Rafael Zaragoza, Esperatti, Mariano, Torres, Antoni, Baldesi, Olivier, Dupont, Herve, Mahjoub, Yazine, Lasocki, Sigismond, Constantin, Jean Michel, Payen, Jean Francois, Albanese, Jacques, Malledant, Yannick, Pottecher, Julien, Lefrant, Jean-Yves, Jaber,Samir, Joannes-Boyau, Olivier, Orban,Christophe, Ostermann, Marlies, McKenzie, Catherine, Berry, Willaim, Smith, John, Lei, Katie, Rubulotta, Francesca, Gordon, Anthony, Brett, Stephen, Stotz, Martin, Templeton, Maie, Ebm, Claudia, Moran, Carl, Pettila, Ville, Xristodoulou, Aglaia, Theodorou, Vassiliki, Kouliatsis, Georgios, Sertaridou, Eleni, Anthopoulos, Georgios, Choutas, George, Rantis, Thanos, Karatzas, Stylianos, Balla, Margarita, Papanikolaou, Metaxia, Myrianthefs, Pavlos, Gavala, Alexandra, Fildisis, Georgios, Koutsoukou, Antonia, Kyriakopoulou, Magdalini, Petrochilou, Kalomoira, Kompoti, Maria, Michalia, Martha, Clouva-Molyvdas, Fillis-Maria, Gkiokas, Georgios, Nikolakopoulos, Fotios, Psychogiou, Vasiliki, Malliotakis, Polychronis, Akoumianaki, Evangelia, Lilitsis, Emmanouil, Koulouras, Vassilios, Nakos, George, Kalogirou, Mihalis, Komnos, Apostolos, Zafeiridis, Tilemachos, Chaintoutis, Christos, Arvaniti, Kostoula, Matamis, Dimitrios, Kydona, Christina, Gritsi-Gerogianni, Nikoleta, Giasnetsova, Tatiana, Giannakou, Maria, Soultati, Ioanna, Chytas, Ilias, Antoniadou, Eleni, Antipa, Elli, Lathyris, Dimitrios, Koukoubani,Triantafyllia, Paraforou, Theoniki, Spiropoulou, Kyriaki, Bekos, Vasileios, Spring, Anna, Kalatzi, Theodora, Nikolaou, Hara, Laskou, Maria, Strouvalis, Ioannis, Aloizos, Stavros, Kapogiannis, Spyridon, Soldatou, Ourania, Adembri, Chiara, Villa, Gianluca, Giarratano, Antonio, Raineri, Santi Maurizio, Cortegiani, Andrea, Montalto, Francesca, Strano, Maria Teresa, Ranieri, V. Marco, Sandroni, Claudio, De Pascale, Gennaro, Molin, Alexandre, Pelosi, Paolo, Montagnani, Luca, Urbino, Rosario, Mastromauro, Ilaria, De Rosa, Francesco G., Cardoso, Teresa, Afonso, Susana, Goncalves-Pereira, Joao, Baptista, Joao Pedro and Ozveren, Arife (2016) Is prolonged infusion of piperacillin/tazobactam and meropenem in critically ill patients associated with improved pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic and patient outcomes? An observation from the Defining Antibiotic Levels in Intensive care unit patients (DA. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 71 1: 196-207. doi:10.1093/jac/dkv288

  • Parker, Suzanne L., Frantzeskaki, Frantzeska, Wallis, Steven C., Diakaki, Chryssa, Giamarellou, Helen, Koulenti, Despoina, Karaiskos, Ilias, Lipman, Jeffrey, Dimopoulos, George and Roberts, Jason A. (2015) Population pharmacokinetics of fosfomycin in critically ill patients. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59 10: 6471-6476. doi:10.1128/AAC.01321-15

  • Koulenti, D., Blot, S., Dulhunty, J.M., Papazian, L., Martin-Loeches, I., Dimopoulos G., Brun-Buisson C., Nauwynck M., Putensen C., Sole-Violan J., Armaganidis A., Rello J. and The Eu-Vap/Cap Study Group (2015) COPD patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia: implications for management. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 34 12: 2403-2411. doi:10.1007/s10096-015-2495-6

  • Rhodes, Andrew, Phillips, Gary, Beale, Richard, Cecconi, Maurizio, Chiche, Jean Daniel, de Backer, Daniel, Divatia, Jigeeshu, Du, Bin, Evans, Laura, Ferrer, Ricard, Girardis, Massimo, Koulenti, Despoina, Machado, Flavia, Simpson, Steven Q., Tan, Cheng Cheng, Wittebole, Xavier and Levy, Mitchell (2015) The surviving sepsis campaign bundles and outcome: results from the international multicentre prevalence study on sepsis (the IMPreSS study). Intensive Care Medicine, 41 9: 1620-1628. doi:10.1007/s00134-015-3906-y

  • Lymperopoulou, Korina, Velissaris, Dimitrios, Kostaki, Antigone, Antypa, Elli, Georgiadou, Sara, Tsanganos, Thomas, Koulenti, Despoina , Paggalou, Evgenia, Damoraki, Georgia, Karagiannidis, Napoleon and Orfanos, Stylianos E. (2015) Angiopoietin-2 associations with the underlying infection and sepsis severity. Cytokine, 73 1: 163-168. doi:10.1016/j.cyto.2015.01.022

  • De Waele, J. J., Lipman, J., Akova, M., Bassetti, M. , Dimopoulos, G., Kaukonen, M., Koulenti, D., Martin, C., Montravers, P. , Rello, J. , Rhodes, A. , Udy, A. A. , Starr, T. , Wallis, S. C. and Roberts, J. A. (2015) Erratum to: Risk factors for target non-attainment during empirical treatment with β-lactam antibiotics in critically ill patients. Intensive Care Medicine, 41 5: 969-969. doi:10.1007/s00134-015-3772-7

  • Dimopoulos, G., Koulenti, D., Tabah, A., Poulakou, G., Vesin, A., Arvaniti, K., Lathyris, D., Matthaiou, D. K., Armaganidis, A. and Timsit, J. F. (2015) Bloodstream infections in ICU with increased resistance: epidemiology and outcomes. Minerva Anestesiologica, 81 4: 405-418.

  • Sinnollareddy, Mahipal G., Roberts, Jason A., Lipman, Jeffrey, Akova, Murat, Bassetti, Matteo, De Waele, Jan J., Kaukonen, Kirsi-Maija, Koulenti, Despoina, Martin, Claude, Montravers, Philippe, Rello, Jordi, Rhodes, Andrew, Starr, Therese, Wallis, Steven C. and Dimopoulos, George (2015) Pharmacokinetic variability and exposures of fluconazole, anidulafungin, and caspofungin in intensive care unit patients: Data from multinational Defining Antibiotic Levels in Intensive care unit (DALI) patients Study. Critical Care, 19 33: 1-7. doi:10.1186/s13054-015-0758-3

  • Jammer, I, Ahmad, T, Aldecoa, C, Koulenti, D, Goranovic, T, Grigoras, I, Mazul-Sunko, B, Matos, R, Moreno, R, Sigurdsson, G. H, Toft, P, Walder, B, Rhodes, A and Pearse, R. M (2015) Point prevalence of surgical checklist use in Europe: Relationship with hospital mortality. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 114 5: 801-807. doi:10.1093/bja/aeu460

  • Carlet, Jean, Aaron, Laurent, Abassi, Mohamed Salah, Abbo, Lilian, Aboderin, Oladipo, Abraham, Edward, Abroug, Fekri, Acar, Jacques, Achour, Wafa, Adachi, Javier, Al-Abri, Seif, Al-Mousa, Haifaa, Albaya-Moreno, Antonio, Alberti, Corinne, Alfandari, Serge, Alnimr, Amani, Aranda, Celia Alpuche, de Lerma, Francisco Alvarez, Amer, Fatma, Andremont, Antoine, Angoulvant, François, Anguill, Maryvonne, Antonelli, Massimo, Antoniadou, Eleni, Arlet, Guillaume, Armaganidis, Apostolos, Arnera, Anne, Artigas, Antonio, Attali, Claude, Auber, Fréderic, Aubert, Jean-Pierre, Augereau, Bernard, Aupée, Martine, Bahri, Olfa, Ballereau, Fraņoise, Bapt, Gérard, Baquero, Fernando, Barkhan, Timothy, Barouti, Ouahid, Barthelemy, Marie-Anne, Barton, Greg, Bastoni, Davide, Baussier, Michel, Bavestrello, Luis, Beger, Birgit, Benenson, Samuel, Bensalem, Fethi, Béraud, Guillaume, Bergheau, Frederique, Bernard, Gordon, Berthelot, Philippe, Bertrand, Xavier, Beuhorry-Sassus, Frédérique, Beuret, Pascal, 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Weinstein, Robert, Weissman, Scott, Wiener-Kronish, Jeanine, Wilmer, Alexander, Wyplosz, Benjamin, Yacoub-Agha, Ibrahim, Young, Melanie, Yusuf, Ibrahim, Zein, Emile, Zhanel, George, Zinner, Stephen, Zoungrana, Joséphine and Zubareva, Nadezhda (2015) World alliance against antibiotic resistance: The WAAAR declaration against antibiotic resistance. Medicina Intensiva, 39 1: 34-39. doi:10.1016/j.medin.2014.10.004

  • Hanberger, Hakan, Antonelli, Massimo, Holmbom, Martin, Lipman, Jeffrey, Pickkers, Peter, Leone, Marc, Rello, Jordi, Sakr, Yasser, Walther, Sten M., Vanhems, Philippe, Vincent, Jean-Louis, for the EPIC II Group of Investigators and Koulenti, D. (2014) Infections, antibiotic treatment and mortality in patients admitted to ICUs in countries considered to have high levels of antibiotic resistance compared to those with low levels. BMC Infectious Diseases, 14 513: . doi:10.1186/1471-2334-14-513

  • Roberts, Jason A., Paul, Sanjoy K., Akova, Murat, Bassetti, Matteo, De Waele, Jan J., Dimopoulos, George, Kaukonen, Kirsi-Maija, Koulenti, Despoina, Martin, Claude, Montravers, Philippe, Rello, Jordi, Rhodes, Andrew, Starr, Therese, Wallis, Steven C. and Lipman, Jeffrey (2014) Impact of loading doses on the time to adequate predicted beta-lactam concentrations in prolonged and continuous infusion dosing schemes: reply to Rhodes et al. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 59 6: 907-908. doi:10.1093/cid/ciu403

  • Rello, Jordi, Lisboa, Thiago and Koulenti, Despoina (2014) Respiratory infections in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 2 9: 764-774. doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70171-7

  • Blot, Stijn, Koulenti, Despoina, Akova, Murat, Bassetti, Matteo, De Waele, Jan J., Dimopoulos, George, Kaukonen, Kirsi-Maija, Martin, Claude, Montravers, Philippe, Rello, Jordi, Rhodes, Andrew, Starr, Therese, Wallis, Steven C., Lipman, Jeffrey and Roberts, Jason A. (2014) Does contemporary vancomycin dosing achieve therapeutic targets in a heterogeneous clinical cohort of critically ill patients? Data from the multinational DALI study. Critical Care, 18 3: 1-11. doi:10.1186/cc13874

  • Koulenti, Despoina, Vogelaers, Dirk and Blot, Stijn (2014) What's new in invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in the critically ill. Intensive Care Medicine, 40 5: 723-726. doi:10.1007/s00134-014-3254-3

  • Roberts, Jason A., Paul, Sanjoy K., Akova, Murat, Bassetti, Matteo, De Waele, Jan J., Dimopoulos, George, Kaukonen, Kirsi-Maija, Koulenti, Despoina, Martin, Claude, Montravers, Philippe, Rello, Jordi, Rhodes, Andrew, Starr, Therese, Wallis, Steven C. and Lipman, Jeffrey (2014) DALI: defining antibiotic levels in intensive care unit patients. Are current beta-lactam antibiotic doses sufficient for critically ill patients?. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 58 8: 1072-1083. doi:10.1093/cid/ciu027

  • Koulenti, Despoina, Garnacho-Montero, Jose and Blot, Stijn (2014) Approach to invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in critically ill patients. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 27 2: 174-183. doi:10.1097/QCO.0000000000000043

  • Lucet, Jean-Christophe, Koulenti, Despoina and Zahar, Jean-Ralph (2014) Persistence of colonisation with MDRO following discharge from the ICU. Intensive Care Medicine, 40 4: 603-605. doi:10.1007/s00134-014-3258-z

  • Blot, Stijn, Koulenti, Despoina and Rello, Jordi (2014) Something Behind "Age" Reply. Critical Care Medicine, 42 4: E314-E315. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000000179

  • Blot, Stijn, Koulenti, Despoina, Dimopoulos, George, Martin, Claude, Komnos, Apostolos, Krueger, Wolfgang A., Spina, Giuseppe, Armaganidis, Apostolos and Rello, Jordi (2014) Prevalence, risk factors, and mortality for ventilator-associated pneumonia in middle-aged, old, and very old critically ill patients. Critical Care Medicine, 42 3: 601-609. doi:10.1097/01.ccm.0000435665.07446.50

  • Dimopoulos, George , Koulenti, Despoina , Blot, Stijn, Sakr, Yasser, Anzueto, Antonio , Spies, Claudia , Violan, Jordi Solé, Kett, Daniel , Armaganidis, Apostolos , Martin, Claude , Vincent, Jean Louis and Extended Prevalence of Infection in Intensive Care Study Investigators (2014) Critically ill elderly adults with infection: analysis of the extended prevalence of infection in intensive care study. Journal of American Geriatric Society, 61 12: 2065-2071. doi:10.1111/jgs.12544

  • Capuzzo, Maurizia, Volta, Carlo Alberto, Tassinati, Tania, Moreno, Rui Paulo, Valentin, Andreas, Guidet, Bertrand, Iapichino, Gaetano, Martin, Claude, Perneger, Thomas, Combescure, Christophe, Poncet, Antoine, Oeyen, Sandra, Rhodes, Andrew, on behalf of the Working Group on Health Economics of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Matejovic, Martin, Toft, Palle, Wrigge, Hermann, Koulenti, Despoina, Breen, Dorothy, Melotti, Rita Maria, Strand, Kristian, Tamowicz, Barbara, Matos, Ricardo, Hagau, Natalia, Navarro, Pedro Navarrete, Dikmen, Yalim and Cecconi, Maurizio (2014) Hospital mortality of adults admitted to intensive care units in hospitals with and without intermediate care units: A multicentre European cohort study. Critical Care, 18 5: . doi:10.1186/s13054-014-0551-8

  • De Waele, Jan J., Lipman, J., Akova, M., Bassetti, M., Dimopoulos, G., Kaukonen, M., Koulenti, D., Martin, C., Montravers, P., Rello, J., Rhodes, A., Udy, A. A., Starr, T., Wallis, S. C. and Roberts, J. A. (2014) Risk factors for target non-attainment during empirical treatment with β-lactam antibiotics in critically ill patients. Intensive Care Medicine, 40 9: 1340-1351. doi:10.1007/s00134-014-3403-8

  • Timsit, Jean-Francois, Tabah, Alexis, Koulenti, Despoina, Ruckly, Stephane, Laupland, Kevin B., Garrouste-Orgeas, Maite, Zahar, Jean-Ralph, Blot, Sjin, De Carvalho, Frederico Bruzzi, Paiva, Jose A. and Dimopoulos, George (2014) Update in hospital-acquired bacteremia respiratory infections: experience from the EUROBACT study. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine, 21 1: 9-15. doi:10.1097/CPM.0000000000000014

  • Roberts, J. A., Stove, V., De Waele, J. J., Sipinkoski, B., McWhinney, B., Ungerer, J. P. J., Akova, M., Bassetti, M., Dimopoulos, G., Kaukonen, K.-M., Koulenti, D., Martin, C., Montravers, P., Rello, J., Rhodes, A., Starr, T., Wallis, S. C. and Lipman, J. (2014) Variability in protein binding of teicoplanin and achievement of therapeutic drug monitoring targets in critically ill patients: Lessons from the DALI Study. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 43 5: 423-430. doi:10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2014.01.023

  • Niven, Daniel J, Laupland, Kevin B, Tabah, Alexis, Vesin, Aurélien, Rello, Jordi, Koulenti, Despoina, Dimopoulos, George, de Waele, Jan and Timsit, Jean-Francois (2013) Diagnosis and management of temperature abnormality in ICUs: A EUROBACT investigators' survey. Critical Care, 17 6: R289.1-R289.8. doi:10.1186/cc13153

  • Parker, Suzanne, Lipman, Jeffrey, Koulenti, Despoina, Dimopoulos, George and Roberts, Jason A. (2013) What is the relevance of fosfomycin pharmacokinetics in the treatment of serious infections in critically ill patients? A systematic review. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 42 4: 289-293. doi:10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2013.05.018

  • Martin-Loeches, Ignacio, Deja, Maria, Koulenti, Despoina, Dimopolous, George, Marsh, Brian, Torres, Antonio, Niederman, Michael S., Rello, Jordi and EU-VAP Study Investigators (2013) Potentially resistant microorganisms in intubated patients with hospital-acquired pneumonia: the interaction of ecology, shock and risk factors. Intensive Care Medicine, 39 4: 672-681. doi:10.1007/s00134-012-2808-5

  • Tabah, Alexis, Koulenti, Despoina, Laupland, Kevin, Misset, Benoit, Valles, Jordi, de Carvalho, Frederico Bruzzi, Paiva, Jose Artur, Cakar, Nahit, Ma, Xiaochun, Eggimann, Philippe, Antonelli, Massimo, Bonten, Marc J. M., Csomos, Akos, Krueger, Wolfgang A., Mikstacki, Adam, Lipman, Jeffrey, Depuydt, Pieter, Vesin, Aurelien, Garrouste-Orgeas, Maite, Zahar, Jean-Ralph, Blot, Stijn, Carlet, Jean, Brun-Buisson, Christian, Martin, Claude, Rello, Jordi, Dimopoulos, Georges, Timsit, Jean-Francois and EUROBACT Study Group (2012) Characteristics and determinants of outcome of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections in intensive care units: the EUROBACT International Cohort Study. Intensive Care Medicine, 38 12: 1930-1945. doi:10.1007/s00134-012-2695-9

  • Roberts, Jason, De Waele, Jan J., Dimopoulos, George, Koulenti, Despoina, Martin, Claude, Montravers, Philippe, Rello, Jordi, Rhodes, Andrew, Starr, Therese, Wallis, Steven and Lipman, Jeffrey (2012) DALI: Defining Antibiotic Levels in Intensive care unit patients: a multi-centre point of prevalence study to determine whether contemporary antibiotic dosing for critically ill patients is therapeutic. BMC Infectious Diseases, 12 152.1-152.7. doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-152

  • Rello, J., Ulldemolins, M., Lisboa, T., Koulenti, D., Manez, R., Martin-Loeches, I., De Waele, J. J., Putensen, C., Guven, M., Deja, M., Diaz, E. and EU-VAP/CAP Study Group (2011) Determinants of prescription and choice of empirical therapy for hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia. The European Respiratory Journal, 37 6: 1332-1339. doi:10.1183/09031936.00093010

  • Magret, Mònica, Lisboa, Thiago, Martin-Loeches, Ignacio, Manez, Rafael, Nauwynck, Marc, Wrigge, Hermann, Cardellino, Silvano, Diaz, Emili, Koulenti, Despina, Rello, Jordi and EU-VAP/CAP Study Group (2011) Bacteremia is an independent risk factor for mortality in nosocomial pneumonia: a prospective and observational multicenter study. Critical Care, 15 1: . doi:10.1186/cc10036

  • Blot, Stijn I., Serra, Mireia Llaurado, Koulenti, Despoina, Lisboa, Thiago, Deja, Maria, Myrianthefs, Pavlos, Manno, Emilpaolo, Diaz, Emili, Topeli, Arzu, Martin-Loeches, Ignacio, Rello, Jordi and EU-VAP/CAP Study Group (2011) Patient to nurse ratio and risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients. American Journal of Critical Care, 20 1: 1-9. doi:10.4037/ajcc2011555.

  • Koulenti, Despoina, Lisboa, Thiago, Brun-Buisson, Christian, Krueger, Wolfgang, Macor, Antonio, Sole-Violan, Jordi, Diaz, Emili, Topeli, Arzu, DeWaele, Jan, Carneiro, Antonio, Martin-Loeches, Ignacio, Armaginidis, Apostolos, Rello, Jordi and EU-VAP/CAP Study (2009) Spectrum of practice in the diagnosis of nosocomial pneumonia in patients requiring mechanical ventilation in European intensive care units. Critical Care Medicine, 37 8: 2360-2368. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181a037ac.

  • Fildissis, George, Zidianakis, Vasilios, Tisgou, Efi, Koulenti, Despina, Katostaras, Theofanis , Economou, Aikaterini and Baltopoulos, George (2007) Quality of life outcome of critical care survivors eighteen months after discharge from intensive care. Croatian Medical Journal, 48 6: 814-821. doi:10.3325/cmj.2007.6.814

  • Rello, Jordi, Koulenti, Despoina, Blot, Stijn, Sierra, Rafael, Diaz, Emili, De Waele, Jan J., Macor, Antonio, Agbaht, Kemal and Rodriguez, Alejandro (2007) Oral care practices in intensive care units: a survey of 59 European ICUs. Intensive Care Medicine, 33 6: 1066-1070. doi:10.1007/s00134-007-0605-3

  • Koulenti, Despoina and Rello, Jordi (2006) Hospital-acquired pneumonia in the 21st century: a review of existing treatment options and their impact on patient care. Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy, 7 12: 1555-1569. doi:10.1517/14656566.7.12.1555

  • Koulenti, Despoina and Rello, Jordi (2006) Gram-negative bacterial pneumonia: aetiology and management. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 12 3: 198-204. doi:10.1097/01.mcp.0000219269.73180.5d

  • Cholongitas, E., Despoina, K., Panetsos, G., Kafiri, G., Tzirakis, E., Thalasinou, P. and Papatheodoridis, G. V. (2006) Desmoid tumor presenting as intra-abdominal abscess. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 51 1: 68-69. doi:10.1007/s10620-006-3086-2

  • Koulenti, Despoina (2005) Neumonía nosocomial causada por Staphylococcus aureus resistente a meticilina [Hospital-acquired pneumonia caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus]. Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica, 23 Supplement 3: 37-45. doi:10.1157/13091219

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