Intensivmedizin up2date 2007; 3(1): 21-40
DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-945183
Allgemeine Prinzipien der Intensivmedizin

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Antimykotische Therapie in der Intensivmedizin

Christoph  Lichtenstern, Heinrich  K.  Geiss, Bernd  W.  Böttiger, Markus  A.  Weigand
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Publication Date:
21 February 2007 (online)


Obwohl die invasive Candidiasis ein verbreitetes Problem ist, ist eine routinemäßige antimykotische Prophylaxe beim nicht-neutropenen oder immunsupprimierten Patienten bisher noch nicht indiziert, da große multizentrische Studien dazu bislang fehlen. Außerdem ist die epidemiologische Entwicklung hin zu resistenten Candida spp. zu beachten. Darüber hinaus sollte eine empirische bzw. präemptive Therapie nach einer validierten Risikoabschätzung wertvoller sein als die Prophylaxe. Die neu auftretenden komplexen Pilzinfektionen der kritisch kranken Patienten auf Intensivstationen - unabhängig ob durch Hefe- oder Schimmelpilze verursacht - machen evidenzbasierte Therapiestrategien notwendig (Abb. [2] und [3]). Dabei sollte es das Ziel sein, die Überlebensrate der Intensivpatienten deutlich zu verbessern.


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