Prospects for Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia and Improved CPR in Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation


Each year in the United States there are ~450,00 deaths from myocardial infarction (MI) [1] (with 310,000of these deaths occurring before the patient reaches the hospital) as a result of a non-perfusing arrhythmia, principally ventricular fibrillation.[2] This mode of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is also responsible for the majority of the 190,000 in… (More)


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