Neither vasopressin nor amiodarone improve CPR outcome in an animal model of hypothermic cardiac arrest.

@article{Schwarz2003NeitherVN,
  title={Neither vasopressin nor amiodarone improve CPR outcome in an animal model of hypothermic cardiac arrest.},
  author={Birgit Schwarz and Peter Mair and Horst G. Wagner-Berger and Karl Heinz Stadlbauer and S Girg and Volker Wenzel and Karl Heinz Lindner},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 9},
  pages={
          1114-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Aim of this experimental animal study was to investigate the influence of vasopressin and amiodarone on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) outcome in a pig model of hypothermic cardiac arrest. METHODS After surface cooling to a core temperature of 26 degrees C, ventricular fibrillation was induced in 14 12-16-week-old domestic pigs. After 15 min of untreated cardiac arrest, a manual closed chest CPR was started and pigs were randomly assigned to two treatment groups: Group 1 pigs… CONTINUE READING
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