Thursday, March 05, 2009

Predictors of recovery after postanoxic status epilepticus

Rosetti AO et al. Predictors of awakening from postanoxic status epilepticus after therapeutic hypothermia. Neurology 72; 744-749.

The authors describe 6 patients who woke and recovered. All recovering patients had preserved brainstem reflexes, reactive EEG background during PSE. Half had myoclonic and half NCSE. Age range 53-68.

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