Prognostic Value of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Post-Resuscitation Encephalopathy


TOPÇUOĞLU M. A. , Oguz K. K. , Buyukserbetci G. , Bulut E.

INTERNAL MEDICINE, vol.48, no.18, pp.1635-1645, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 18
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.2169/internalmedicine.48.2091
  • Title of Journal : INTERNAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1635-1645

Abstract

Objective Prediction of the prognosis of comatose survivors after cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA), so-called post-resuscitation encephalopathy (PRE), relies on neurological examination Findings. Early laboratory indicators of poor prognosis (vegetative state/death) are not sensitive enough.