Cerebral hypoxia, missing cortical somatosensory evoked potentials and recovery of consciousness


BACKGROUND Bilaterally absent N20 components of the sensory evoked potentials (SEP) from the median nerve are regarded as accurately predicting poor outcome after cardiac arrest. CASE PRESENTATION We are reporting on a patient, who regained consciousness despite this ominous finding. Early after cardiac arrest, MRI showed signal alterations in diffusion… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2377-14-82


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