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Research Information



Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA), Rua Sarmento Leite, 245 - Porto Alegre - RS - BRAZIL
CEP 90050-170


Cassiano Teixeira is an associate professor of the Internal Medicine Department, and of the Rehabilitation Science Graduate Program at the Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA) (2008). He holds an academic degree in Medicine from UFCSPA (1995) and a PhD in Pulmonology from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2004). He is Head of Intensive Care Unit of the Moinhos de Vento Hospital, as an Intensivist titillated by the Associação de Medicina Intensiva Brasileira (AMIB), and a member of the Brazilian Research in intensive Care Network (BricNet).

Research Interest 

He holds research interest in Intensive Care area, with emphasis in Medical Clinic, Flexible Bronchoscopy and Intensive Medicine, and works mainly in the following subjects: Weaning, Mechanical Ventilation, Non-invasive Ventilation, Humanization of ICU and Quality of Life after discharge from the ICU.

Most Relevant Publications

Effect of lung recruitment and titrated Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP) vs low PEEP on mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome - A randomized clinical trial
Effectiveness and Safety of an Extended ICU Visitation Model for Delirium Prevention
Effect of a Quality Improvement Intervention with Daily Round Checklists, Goal Setting, and Clinician Prompting on Mortality of Critically Ill Patients
Guidelines for the assessment and acceptance of potential brain-dead organ donors
Inhalation injury after exposure to indoor fire and smoke: The Brazilian disaster experience
Spontaneous Breathing Trials With T-Piece or Pressure Support Ventilation
Blood markers of oxidative stress predict weaning failure from mechanical ventilation
Clinical outcomes of patients requiring ventilatory support in Brazilian intensive care units: a multicenter, prospective, cohort study
The Critical Illness Polyneuropathy in Septic Patients With Prolonged Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation: Is the Diaphragm Also Affected? A Pilot Study
Central venous saturation is a predictor of reintubation in difficult-to-wean patients