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Latest Therapeutic hypothermia Stories

2012-02-10 18:32:17

A distinctive pattern of brain activity associated with conditions including deep anesthesia, coma and congenital brain disorders appears to represent the brain's shift into a protective, low-activity state in response to reduced metabolic energy.

2011-11-14 23:04:07

Physicians may be making premature predictions about which patients are not likely to survive following cardiac arrest – and even withdrawing care -- before the window in which comatose patients who have received therapeutic hypothermia are most likely to wake up.

2011-11-14 22:30:35

Cardiomyopathy is common among cardiac arrest survivors.

2011-11-14 22:29:29

Delay in initiation of therapeutic hypothermia and delay in return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC), evidenced by a palpable pulse or a measurable blood pressure, were both associated with poor neurologic outcomes in post cardiac arrest patients.

2011-11-14 11:25:16

Discussion about cardiac arrest on Twitter is common and represents a new opportunity to provide lifesaving information to the public.

2011-06-24 23:08:04

More than 200,000 people are treated for cardiac arrest in United States hospitals each year, a rate that may be on the rise.

2011-06-16 08:00:00

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Life Core Technologies, a medical device company that has developed a series of products that improve outcomes by preventing brain damage through a novel approach to therapeutic hypothermia, today announced Michael Burke as president and chief executive officer.

2011-05-27 21:43:17

A new treatment that treats a subset of stroke patients by combining minimally invasive surgery, an imaging technique likened to "GPS for the brain," and the clot-busting drug t-PA appears to be safe and effective.


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