Prognostic value of myoclonus status in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest

@article{Wijdicks1994PrognosticVO,
  title={Prognostic value of myoclonus status in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest},
  author={Eelco F. M. Wijdicks and Joseph E. Parisi and Frank W. Sharbrough},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={1994},
  volume={35}
}
Generalized myoclonus status is common in comatose patients after cardiac resuscitation, but its prognostic value is uncertain. We studied the clinical, radiologic, and pathologic findings in 107 consecutive patients who remained comatose after cardiac resuscitation. Myoclonus status was present in 40 patients (37%). Features more prevalent in patients with myoclonus status were burst suppression on electroencephalograms, cerebral edema or cerebral infarcts on computed tomography scans, and… 
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