Myocardial dysfunction after successful resuscitation from cardiac arrest.

@article{Gazmuri1996MyocardialDA,
  title={Myocardial dysfunction after successful resuscitation from cardiac arrest.},
  author={Ra{\'u}l J Gazmuri and Max Harry Weil and Joe Bisera and W C Tang and Mitsumine Fukui and Dorothy McKee},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={992-1000}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the functional and metabolic changes in the myocardium after successful resuscitation from cardiac arrest. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, sham-controlled study. SETTING Animal laboratory at a university center. SUBJECTS Domestic pigs. INTERVENTIONS Electric induction of ventricular fibrillation by alternating current delivered to the right ventricular endocardium through a pacing electrode. Electric defibrillation was attempted after an interval of 12 mins of… CONTINUE READING

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