Neurologic recovery after prolonged cardiac arrest outside of a hospital situation

Posted on November 9th, 2011 by

Prolonged resuscitation efforts to revive patients with cardiac arrest are difficult and often lead to brain damage. A case report recently published by doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, describe a story where a man made a complete neurologic recovery after 96 minutes of cardiac arrest.

ABC Radio (Australia), Norman Swan, 11/9/11

Tags: Cardiology, Neurology

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