Latest Therapeutic hypothermia Stories

2010-05-25 05:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A day after delivering her fourth child at Anaheim Regional Medical Center in Anaheim, California last December, 34-year-old Brynn Ervin suffered a cardiac arrest, the result of massive blood clots lodged in the main arteries that take blood to her lungs.

2010-02-22 09:16:36

Acute stroke care and clinical outcomes have improved significantly at hospitals participating in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines–Stroke program.

2009-11-16 07:45:42

Rapidly cooling a person in cardiac arrest may improve their chance of survival without brain damage, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2009.

2009-11-14 08:22:32

NFL players and other athletes who suffer serious or multiple concussions may benefit from ground-breaking research being conducted by scientists at Barrow Neurological Institute at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.

2009-10-22 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The first randomized intra-arrest cooling study has been selected for presentation as a Late Breaking trial during the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions next month.

2009-09-09 13:25:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Arctic Sun(R) users among hospitals ranked top 20 jumped to 90 percent this year from 72 percent last year, Medivance announced today.

2009-08-06 07:49:22

Cardiac arrest, a condition in which the heart stops effectively pumping blood through the body, occurs in about 300,000 American adults annually. A cooling therapy for these unconscious cardiac arrest survivors may benefit both their body and their bank account.

2009-08-05 09:48:25

A brain-preserving cooling treatment called therapeutic hypothermia is a cost-effective way to improve outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, which claims the lives of more than 300,000 people each year in the United States and leaves thousands of others neurologically devastated.

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