Acute hypoxic-ischemia in cardiac arrest encephalopathy causes only minimal demyelination.

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The underlying pathological process of "ischemic leukoencephalopathy" is not well studied in humans and "demyelination" is thought to represent a major component. We selected brains from autopsy cases with definite histories of recent cardiac arrest, in which the autopsy findings demonstrated gray matter ischemic changes consistent with the survival time… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/neup.12287

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