Cardiac Arrest

  • Nariyuki Hayashi
  • Dalton W. Dietrich


Brain resuscitation after cardiopulmonary resuscitation has a poor prognosis [1]. The clinical results from our medical center without using brain hypothermia treatment showed, good recovery in 6 of 187 cases (3.2%), and mortality in 166 of 187 cases (88.8%) (Table 85). The other 8% of cases were mild disability 2.7%, severe disability 1.1%, and vegetative state 4.3%. The clinical results were largely unsuccessful with poor outcomes. However, recent clinical treatments have been recently developed for cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) [2,4, 5, 6].


Cardiac Arrest Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Vegetative State Severe Disability Of23 Case 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nariyuki Hayashi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dalton W. Dietrich
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Nihon University Emergency Medical CenterTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Emergency and Critical Care MedicineNihon University School of MedicineTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Cell Biology and AnatomyUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  4. 4.The Miami Project to Cure ParalysisMiamiUSA

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