New Rochelle, NY, October 23, 2017-Rebound hyperthermia, or fever, is common after controlled body cooling to treat comatose survivors of cardiac arrest, but a new study presents evidence of significantly worse neurologic outcomes. The study, which showed severe rebound hyperthermia to be associated with both significantly worse neurologic outcomes and mortality, is published in Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. (http://www.
In the article entitled "Clinical Effect of Rebound Hyperthermia After Cooling Postcardiac Arrest: A Meta-Analysis," (http://online.
"This timely publication is important because it emphasizes the potentially detrimental effects of rebound hyperthermia on neurological outcomes in survivors of cardiac arrest. This information should be taken into account during the rewarming phase of the hypothermic treatment," says W. Dalton Dietrich, III, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management, Scientific Director of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and Kinetic Concepts Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.
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