Specific changes in human brain following reperfusion after cardiac arrest.

@article{Fujioka1994SpecificCI,
  title={Specific changes in human brain following reperfusion after cardiac arrest.},
  author={Masayuki Fujioka and Kazuo Okuchi and Toshisuke Sakaki and Kennichi Hiramatsu and Susumu Miyamoto and Satoru Iwasaki},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1994},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={2091-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Very few reports are available on serial changes in human brain after cardiac arrest. The primary objective of this study is to investigate sequential neuroradiological changes in patients remaining in a persistent vegetative state following resuscitation after cardiac arrest. METHODS We repeatedly studied eight vegetative patients resuscitated from unexpected out-of-hospital cardiac arrest using computed tomographic (CT) scanning and high-field magnetic resonance (MR… CONTINUE READING