An underrecognized source of organ donors: patients with brain death after successfully resuscitated cardiac arrest

@article{Adrie2007AnUS,
  title={An underrecognized source of organ donors: patients with brain death after successfully resuscitated cardiac arrest},
  author={Christophe Adrie and Hakim Haouache and Mohamed Hassam Saleh and Nathalie M{\'e}main and Ivan Laurent and Marie Thuong and Loic Darques and Patrice Guerrini and Mehran Monchi},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={132-137}
}
To identify predictors of brain death after successful resuscitation of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), with the goal of improving the detection of brain death, and to evaluate outcomes of solid organs harvested from these patients. Prospective observational cohort study in a medical and surgical unit of a nonuniversity hospital. Patients with successfully resuscitated OHCA were prospectively included in a database over a 7-year period. We looked for early predictors of brain death and… CONTINUE READING