Plasma tau protein in comatose patients after cardiac arrest treated with therapeutic hypothermia.

@article{Mrtberg2011PlasmaTP,
  title={Plasma tau protein in comatose patients after cardiac arrest treated with therapeutic hypothermia.},
  author={Erik M{\"o}rtberg and Henrik Zetterberg and Johanna Nordmark and K Blennow and C Catry and Hilde Decraemer and Eugeen Vanmechelen and Sten Rubertsson},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 9},
  pages={1132-8}
}
BACKGROUND Neurological outcome after cardiac arrest (CA) is difficult to predict in the acute phase. In this pilot study, we assessed blood levels of tau protein as a prognostic marker for the neurological outcome after 6 months in patients treated with hypothermia after resuscitation from CA. METHODS 22 unconscious patients resuscitated after CA were… CONTINUE READING