Associate Professor David Gattas

Clinical Associate Professor
Intensive Care Medicine, Central Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9515 5436
Fax +61 2 9515 5040

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Journals

  • Gallagher, M., Cass, A., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Gattas, D., Lee, J., Lo, S., McGuinness, S., Myburgh, J., Parke, R., et al (2014). Long-term survival and dialysis dependency following acute kidney injury in intensive care: Extended follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 11(2), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Gattas, D., Dan, A., Myburgh, J., Billot, L., Lo, S., Finfer, S. (2013). Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4 and 130/0.42) in acutely ill patients: systematic review of effects on mortality and treatment with renal replacement therapy. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(4), 558-568. [More Information]
  • Gattas, D., Saxena, M. (2013). Is maintenance fluid therapy in need of maintenance? Critical Care and Resuscitation, 15(4), 255-256. [More Information]
  • Gattas, D., Dan, A., Myburgh, J., Billot, L., Lo, S., Finfer, S. (2012). Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) in acutely ill patients: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 114(1), 159-169. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Cass, A., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2012). Hydroxyethyl Starch or Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in Intensive Care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(20), 1901-1911. [More Information]
  • Cahill, H., Jones, A., Herkes, R., Cook, K., Stirling, A., Halbert, T., Yates, A., Lal, S., Gardo, A., Donnelly, R., Gattas, D. (2011). Introduction of a new observation chart and education programme is associated with higher rates of vital-sign ascertainment in hospital wards. BMJ Quality and Safety, 20(9), 791-796. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Finfer, S., French, J., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2011). The Crystalloid versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial: protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) compared to 0.9% sodium chloride (saline) in intensive care patients on mortality. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(5), 816-823. [More Information]
  • Santos, C., Gattas, D., Tsoporis, J., Smeding, L., Kabir, G., Masoom, H., Akram, A., Plotz, F., Slutsky, A., Husain, M., et al (2010). Sepsis-induced myocardial depression is associated with transcriptional changes in energy metabolism and contractile related genes: a physiological and gene expression-based approach. Critical Care Medicine, 38(3), 894-902. [More Information]
  • Scales, D., Gattas, D. (2009). Acute respiratory distress syndrome mortality--easier to predict, still hard to be certain. Critical Care Medicine, 37(6), 2110-2111. [More Information]
  • Davies, A., Jones, D., Bailey, M., Beca, J., Bellomo, R., Blackwell, N., Forrest, P., Gattas, D., Granger, E., Jackson, A., Torzillo, P., et al (2009). Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 302(17), 1888-1895. [More Information]
  • Phua, J., Badia, J., Adhikari, N., Friedrich, J., Fowler, R., Singh, J., Scales, D., Stather, D., Li, A., Jones, A., Gattas, D., et al (2009). Has mortality from acute respiratory distress syndrome decreased over time?: A systematic review. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 179, 220-227. [More Information]
  • Wittenberg, M., Gattas, D., Ryan, A., Totaro, R. (2008). Introduction of intensive glycaemic control into a neurosurgical intensive care unit: a retrospective cohort study. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 10(3), 203-208. [More Information]
  • Scales, D., Gattas, D. (2008). Pyrexia of uncertain overtones. Critical Care Medicine, 36(5), 1669-1670. [More Information]
  • Suntharalingam, G., Cousins, J., Gattas, D., Chapman, M. (2005). Scanning the horizon: emerging hospital-wide technologies and their impact on critical care. Critical Care, 9(1), 12-15. [More Information]
  • Chapman, M., Gattas, D., Suntharalingam, G. (2005). Why is early goal-directed therapy successful - is it the technology? Critical Care, 9(4), 307-308. [More Information]

2014

  • Gallagher, M., Cass, A., Bellomo, R., Finfer, S., Gattas, D., Lee, J., Lo, S., McGuinness, S., Myburgh, J., Parke, R., et al (2014). Long-term survival and dialysis dependency following acute kidney injury in intensive care: Extended follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 11(2), 1-13. [More Information]

2013

  • Gattas, D., Dan, A., Myburgh, J., Billot, L., Lo, S., Finfer, S. (2013). Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4 and 130/0.42) in acutely ill patients: systematic review of effects on mortality and treatment with renal replacement therapy. Intensive Care Medicine, 39(4), 558-568. [More Information]
  • Gattas, D., Saxena, M. (2013). Is maintenance fluid therapy in need of maintenance? Critical Care and Resuscitation, 15(4), 255-256. [More Information]

2012

  • Gattas, D., Dan, A., Myburgh, J., Billot, L., Lo, S., Finfer, S. (2012). Fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) in acutely ill patients: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 114(1), 159-169. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Finfer, S., Bellomo, R., Billot, L., Cass, A., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2012). Hydroxyethyl Starch or Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in Intensive Care. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(20), 1901-1911. [More Information]

2011

  • Cahill, H., Jones, A., Herkes, R., Cook, K., Stirling, A., Halbert, T., Yates, A., Lal, S., Gardo, A., Donnelly, R., Gattas, D. (2011). Introduction of a new observation chart and education programme is associated with higher rates of vital-sign ascertainment in hospital wards. BMJ Quality and Safety, 20(9), 791-796. [More Information]
  • Myburgh, J., Bellomo, R., Cass, A., Finfer, S., French, J., Gattas, D., Glass, P., Lipman, J., Liu, B., McArthur, C., Taylor, C., et al (2011). The Crystalloid versus Hydroxyethyl Starch Trial: protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial of fluid resuscitation with 6% hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) compared to 0.9% sodium chloride (saline) in intensive care patients on mortality. Intensive Care Medicine, 37(5), 816-823. [More Information]

2010

  • Santos, C., Gattas, D., Tsoporis, J., Smeding, L., Kabir, G., Masoom, H., Akram, A., Plotz, F., Slutsky, A., Husain, M., et al (2010). Sepsis-induced myocardial depression is associated with transcriptional changes in energy metabolism and contractile related genes: a physiological and gene expression-based approach. Critical Care Medicine, 38(3), 894-902. [More Information]

2009

  • Scales, D., Gattas, D. (2009). Acute respiratory distress syndrome mortality--easier to predict, still hard to be certain. Critical Care Medicine, 37(6), 2110-2111. [More Information]
  • Davies, A., Jones, D., Bailey, M., Beca, J., Bellomo, R., Blackwell, N., Forrest, P., Gattas, D., Granger, E., Jackson, A., Torzillo, P., et al (2009). Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for 2009 Influenza A(H1N1) Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 302(17), 1888-1895. [More Information]
  • Phua, J., Badia, J., Adhikari, N., Friedrich, J., Fowler, R., Singh, J., Scales, D., Stather, D., Li, A., Jones, A., Gattas, D., et al (2009). Has mortality from acute respiratory distress syndrome decreased over time?: A systematic review. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 179, 220-227. [More Information]

2008

  • Wittenberg, M., Gattas, D., Ryan, A., Totaro, R. (2008). Introduction of intensive glycaemic control into a neurosurgical intensive care unit: a retrospective cohort study. Critical Care and Resuscitation, 10(3), 203-208. [More Information]
  • Scales, D., Gattas, D. (2008). Pyrexia of uncertain overtones. Critical Care Medicine, 36(5), 1669-1670. [More Information]

2005

  • Suntharalingam, G., Cousins, J., Gattas, D., Chapman, M. (2005). Scanning the horizon: emerging hospital-wide technologies and their impact on critical care. Critical Care, 9(1), 12-15. [More Information]
  • Chapman, M., Gattas, D., Suntharalingam, G. (2005). Why is early goal-directed therapy successful - is it the technology? Critical Care, 9(4), 307-308. [More Information]

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