Robert Allen Berg

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Mild hypothermia delays the development of stone heart from untreated sustained ventricular fibrillation--a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
    Vincent L Sorrell
    Department of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 13:17. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Assisted ventilation during 'bystander' CPR in a swine acute myocardial infarction model does not improve outcome
    R A Berg
    University of Arizona Heart Center, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Circulation 96:4364-71. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging during untreated ventricular fibrillation reveals prompt right ventricular overdistention without left ventricular volume loss
    Robert A Berg
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Circulation 111:1136-40. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Precountershock cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves initial response to defibrillation from prolonged ventricular fibrillation: a randomized, controlled swine study
    Robert A Berg
    Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, 85724 5073, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1352-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Attenuated adult biphasic shocks compared with weight-based monophasic shocks in a swine model of prolonged pediatric ventricular fibrillation
    Robert A Berg
    The University of Arizona Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Tuscon, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Resuscitation 61:189-97. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Precountershock cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves ventricular fibrillation median frequency and myocardial readiness for successful defibrillation from prolonged ventricular fibrillation: a randomized, controlled swine study
    Robert Allen Berg
    Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85724 5073, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:563-70. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Automated external defibrillation versus manual defibrillation for prolonged ventricular fibrillation: lethal delays of chest compressions before and after countershocks
    Robert A Berg
    Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:458-67. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Simulated mouth-to-mouth ventilation and chest compressions (bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation) improves outcome in a swine model of prehospital pediatric asphyxial cardiac arrest
    R A Berg
    University of Arizona Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 27:1893-9. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Adverse hemodynamic effects of interrupting chest compressions for rescue breathing during cardiopulmonary resuscitation for ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest
    R A Berg
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Circulation 104:2465-70. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Post-resuscitation right ventricular dysfunction: delineation and treatment with dobutamine
    Robyn J Meyer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Resuscitation 55:187-91. 2002

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  1. pmc Mild hypothermia delays the development of stone heart from untreated sustained ventricular fibrillation--a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study
    Vincent L Sorrell
    Department of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 13:17. 2011
    ..Stone heart' resulting from ischemic contracture of the myocardium, precludes successful resuscitation from ventricular fibrillation (VF). We hypothesized that mild hypothermia might slow the progression to stone heart...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assisted ventilation during 'bystander' CPR in a swine acute myocardial infarction model does not improve outcome
    R A Berg
    University of Arizona Heart Center, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Circulation 96:4364-71. 1997
    ..We evaluated the need for assisted ventilation during simulated single-rescuer bystander CPR in a swine myocardial infarction model of prehospital cardiac arrest...
  3. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging during untreated ventricular fibrillation reveals prompt right ventricular overdistention without left ventricular volume loss
    Robert A Berg
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Circulation 111:1136-40. 2005
    ..Therefore, inadequate left ventricular stroke volume after defibrillation from prolonged VF has been postulated as a major contributor to the development of pulseless rhythms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Precountershock cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves initial response to defibrillation from prolonged ventricular fibrillation: a randomized, controlled swine study
    Robert A Berg
    Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, 85724 5073, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1352-7. 2004
    ..To compare immediate countershocks (defibrillation 1st) with precountershock cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR 1st) for prolonged ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Attenuated adult biphasic shocks compared with weight-based monophasic shocks in a swine model of prolonged pediatric ventricular fibrillation
    Robert A Berg
    The University of Arizona Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Tuscon, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Resuscitation 61:189-97. 2004
    ..To compare the safety and efficacy of attenuated adult biphasic shocks with standard monophasic weight-based shocks in a piglet model of prolonged prehospital ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Precountershock cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves ventricular fibrillation median frequency and myocardial readiness for successful defibrillation from prolonged ventricular fibrillation: a randomized, controlled swine study
    Robert Allen Berg
    Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson 85724 5073, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:563-70. 2002
    ..After prolonged ventricular fibrillation (VF), precountershock cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) will improve myocardial "readiness" for defibrillation compared with immediate defibrillation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Automated external defibrillation versus manual defibrillation for prolonged ventricular fibrillation: lethal delays of chest compressions before and after countershocks
    Robert A Berg
    Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:458-67. 2003
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  8. ncbi request reprint Simulated mouth-to-mouth ventilation and chest compressions (bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation) improves outcome in a swine model of prehospital pediatric asphyxial cardiac arrest
    R A Berg
    University of Arizona Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 27:1893-9. 1999
    ..To compare the efficacy of four methods of simulated single-rescuer bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in a clinically relevant swine model of prehospital pediatric asphyxial cardiac arrest...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adverse hemodynamic effects of interrupting chest compressions for rescue breathing during cardiopulmonary resuscitation for ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest
    R A Berg
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Circulation 104:2465-70. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Post-resuscitation right ventricular dysfunction: delineation and treatment with dobutamine
    Robyn J Meyer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Resuscitation 55:187-91. 2002
    ..The purposes of this study were to examine right ventricular function following resuscitation and determine whether dobutamine would improve post-resuscitation right ventricular function...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of standard CPR versus diffuse and stacked hand position interposed abdominal compression-CPR in a swine model
    Lyndon Xavier
    Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 59:337-44. 2003
    ..There was a trend towards better outcomes with stacked hands IAC-CPR with 90 versus 70% survival with STD-CPR...
  12. ncbi request reprint Monitoring during cardiac arrest: are we there yet?
    Melinda M Hayes
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 9:211-7. 2003
    ..The test of these monitoring techniques is ultimately their ability to improve patient survival to hospital discharge, which is a major challenge for resuscitation researchers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Continuous passive oxygen insufflation results in a similar outcome to positive pressure ventilation in a swine model of out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation
    Melinda M Hayes
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 74:357-65. 2007
    ..The deleterious effects of positive pressure ventilation may be prevented by substituting passive oxygen insufflation during advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Optimal dosing of dobutamine for treating post-resuscitation left ventricular dysfunction
    Alejandro Vasquez
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 61:199-207. 2004
    ..This study was designed to determine the optimal dose of dobutamine in the treatment of post-resuscitation left ventricular dysfunction...
  15. ncbi request reprint Single-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation: 'two quick breaths'--an oxymoron
    Joseph W Heidenreich
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 62:283-9. 2004
    ..New recommendations for single-rescuer CPR should be considered that emphasize uninterrupted chest compressions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardiocerebral resuscitation for cardiac arrest
    Gordon A Ewy
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Ariz, USA
    Am J Med 119:6-9. 2006
    ..There is also emphasis on chest compressions before defibrillation in circulatory phase of cardiac arrest. CCR was initiated in Tucson, Arizona, in November 2003, and in two rural Wisconsin counties in early 2004...
  17. pmc Gasping during cardiac arrest in humans is frequent and associated with improved survival
    Bentley J Bobrow
    Department of Health Services, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma System, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Circulation 118:2550-4. 2008
    ..The incidence and significance of gasping after cardiac arrest in humans are controversial...
  18. ncbi request reprint Attenuated adult biphasic shocks for prolonged pediatric ventricular fibrillation: support for pediatric automated defibrillators
    Robert A Berg
    University of Arizona Steele Memorial Children s Research Center and Sarver Heart Center, Department of Pediatrics, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S352-5. 2004
    ..To evaluate published data regarding the treatment of prolonged pediatric defibrillation, with special emphasis on the use of attenuated adult biphasic shocks for pediatric defibrillation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of vasopressin on postresuscitation ventricular function: unknown consequences of the recent Guidelines 2000 for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
    Karl B Kern
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S393-7. 2004
    ..To compare the effect on postresuscitation left ventricular function of vasopressin vs. epinephrine used during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a swine model of prolonged prehospital ventricular fibrillation...
  20. doi request reprint In-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest
    Marc D Berg
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Steele Memorial Research Center and Sarver Heart Center, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 55:589-604, x. 2008
    ..Performance of, and technologic advances in, the treatment of cardiac arrest make this an exciting time in the field...
  21. ncbi request reprint Improved neurological outcome with continuous chest compressions compared with 30:2 compressions-to-ventilations cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a realistic swine model of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Gordon A Ewy
    University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson AZ 85724, USA
    Circulation 116:2525-30. 2007
    ....
  22. pmc Myocardial cytokine IL-8 and nitric oxide synthase activity during and after resuscitation: preliminary observations in regards to post-resuscitation myocardial dysfunction
    Karl B Kern
    Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 77:401-9. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Direction of signal recording affects waveform characteristics of ventricular fibrillation in humans undergoing defibrillation testing during ICD implantation
    Julia H Indik
    The Sarver Heart Center at The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724 5037, USA
    Resuscitation 78:38-45. 2008
    ..However, it is unknown whether the VF waveform is dependent on recording direction, which could be altered by incorrect placement of AED patches...
  24. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in children
    Marc D Berg
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Member Steele Memorial Research Center, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:254-60. 2008
    ..To summarize current opinion and advances in pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including etiology, pathophysiology, rationale for interventions, and postresuscitation management...
  25. pmc Leaning during chest compressions impairs cardiac output and left ventricular myocardial blood flow in piglet cardiac arrest
    Mathias Zuercher
    University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1141-6. 2010
    ..We evaluated the hemodynamic effect of 10% or 20% lean during piglet cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  26. pmc Immediate post-shock chest compressions improve outcome from prolonged ventricular fibrillation
    Robert A Berg
    The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5017, USA
    Resuscitation 78:71-6. 2008
    ..e., delayed post-shock compressions) associated with AED use...
  27. pmc Attenuating the defibrillation dosage decreases postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction in a swine model of pediatric ventricular fibrillation
    Marc D Berg
    University of Arizona Steele Children s Research Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:429-34. 2008
    ..The objective was to investigate whether unattenuated (adult) dose biphasic defibrillation results in greater postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction and damage than attenuated (pediatric) defibrillation...
  28. doi request reprint Predictors of resuscitation in a swine model of ischemic and nonischemic ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest: superiority of amplitude spectral area and slope to predict a return of spontaneous circulation when resuscitation efforts are prolonged
    Julia H Indik
    Sarver Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:2352-7. 2010
    ....
  29. pmc The influence of myocardial substrate on ventricular fibrillation waveform: a swine model of acute and postmyocardial infarction
    Julia H Indik
    Sarver Heart Center at The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:2136-42. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that ventricular fibrillation is altered by myocardial infarction and varies from the acute to postmyocardial infarction periods...
  30. doi request reprint CPR-why the new emphasis?
    Marc D Berg
    Department of Pediatrics, Steele Research Center and Sarver Heart Center, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 55:861-72, ix. 2008
    ..In this article, the authors examine the differences in pediatric anatomy and the mechanisms of blood flow during CPR. Additionally, new evidence on the frequent poor performance of CPR and mechanisms to improve it are presented...
  31. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for bradycardia with poor perfusion versus pulseless cardiac arrest
    Aaron Donoghue
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1541-8. 2009
    ....
  32. pmc Preshock cardiopulmonary resuscitation worsens outcome from circulatory phase ventricular fibrillation with acute coronary artery obstruction in swine
    Julia H Indik
    Sarver Heart Center, Department of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5037, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:179-84. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that chest compressions before defibrillation in a swine model of acute myocardial ischemia would also increase VF median frequency and improve resuscitation outcome...
  33. doi request reprint Antivenom for critically ill children with neurotoxicity from scorpion stings
    Leslie V Boyer
    VIPER Institute, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, 1295 N Martin Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721 0202, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:2090-8. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that a scorpion-specific F(ab')(2) antivenom would promptly resolve clinical symptoms in children with this syndrome...
  34. pmc Predictors of resuscitation outcome in a swine model of VF cardiac arrest: A comparison of VF duration, presence of acute myocardial infarction and VF waveform
    Julia H Indik
    The Sarver Heart Center, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85724 5037, United States
    Resuscitation 80:1420-3. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that resuscitation of VF to ROSC within 3min is predicted by the VF waveform, independent of untreated VF duration or presence of acute MI...
  35. doi request reprint Post-resuscitation myocardial microcirculatory dysfunction is ameliorated with eptifibatide
    Karl B Kern
    College of Medicine, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 82:85-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, we evaluated such inhibition with eptifibatide for its effect on myocardial microcirculation function post-cardiac arrest and resuscitation...
  36. doi request reprint Passive oxygen insufflation is superior to bag-valve-mask ventilation for witnessed ventricular fibrillation out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Bentley J Bobrow
    Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma System, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:656-662.e1. 2009
    ..We compare the adjusted neurologically intact survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients receiving initial passive ventilation with those receiving initial bag-valve-mask ventilation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Myocardial microcirculatory dysfunction after prolonged ventricular fibrillation and resuscitation
    Karl B Kern
    Department of Medicine, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:S418-21. 2008
    ..A potential common pathway for postischemia/reperfusion end-organ dysfunction is microvascular injury. We hypothesized that myocardial microcirculatory function is markedly abnormal in the postresuscitation period...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ventricular fibrillation frequency characteristics are altered in acute myocardial infarction
    Julia H Indik
    The Sarver Heart Center, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1133-8. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that an acute myocardial infarction may alter the frequency content of ventricular fibrillation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging investigation of sustained ventricular fibrillation in a swine model--with a focus on the electrical phase
    Vincent L Sorrell
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, United States
    Resuscitation 73:279-86. 2007
    ..We also present details of our CPR research imaging program to facilitate this avenue of clinically important research...
  40. ncbi request reprint An alternative approach to advancing resuscitation science
    Karl B Kern
    College of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 64:261-8. 2005
    ..A local change in our previous resuscitation protocols had been instituted based upon this historical database information...
  41. ncbi request reprint Uninterrupted chest compression CPR is easier to perform and remember than standard CPR
    Joseph W Heidenreich
    Sarver Heart Center, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, 451 W Yucca Ct, 214, Tucson, AZ 85704, USA
    Resuscitation 63:123-30. 2004
    ..It delivers substantially more compressions per minute and may be easier to remember and perform than standard CPR...
  42. ncbi request reprint Ventricular fibrillation frequency characteristics and time evolution in piglets: a developmental study
    Julia H Indik
    Sarver Heart Center, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 5037, USA
    Resuscitation 63:85-92. 2004
    ..Such differences may have important implications for developing defibrillation algorithms for pediatric patients and for extrapolating adult defibrillation algorithms to children in VF...
  43. ncbi request reprint Fire attributable to a defibrillation attempt in a neonate
    Andreas A Theodorou
    Department of Pediatrics, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson 85724 5073, USA
    Pediatrics 112:677-9. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Use of automated external defibrillators for children: an update--an advisory statement from the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Task Force, International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation
    Ricardo A Samson
    Department of Pediatrics, 1501 N Campbell, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Pediatrics 112:163-8. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint Survival and neurologic outcome after cardiopulmonary resuscitation with four different chest compression-ventilation ratios
    Arthur B Sanders
    Sarver Heart Center, the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:553-62. 2002
    ..We determine 24-hour survival and neurologic outcome, comparing 4 different chest compression-ventilation CPR ratios in a porcine model of prolonged cardiac arrest and bystander CPR...
  46. ncbi request reprint Treatment of post resuscitation myocardial dysfunction: aortic counterpulsation versus dobutamine
    Heath Tennyson
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, The Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 95724, USA
    Resuscitation 54:69-75. 2002
    ..Post resuscitation myocardial stunning is well described and recognized as a significant contributor to poor long-term outcome following cardiac arrest. Optimal strategies for treatment have not been determined...
  47. ncbi request reprint Importance of continuous chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: improved outcome during a simulated single lay-rescuer scenario
    Karl B Kern
    University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Section of Cardiology, 85724, USA
    Circulation 105:645-9. 2002
    ..Whether such hemodynamic compromise from pausing to ventilate is enough to affect outcome is unknown...
  48. ncbi request reprint Post-shock chest compression delays with automated external defibrillator use
    Marc D Berg
    Department of Pediatrics, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, P O Box 245073, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 64:287-91. 2005
    ..In particular, the mean interval from first AED shock to first post-shock compressions was 46+/-6s. We hypothesized that the delay from shock to provision of chest compressions is similar in the out-of-hospital setting...
  49. ncbi request reprint Better outcome after pediatric defibrillation dosage than adult dosage in a swine model of pediatric ventricular fibrillation
    Robert A Berg
    University of Arizona Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:786-9. 2005
    ..This study was designed to compare outcome after adult defibrillation dosing versus pediatric dosing in a piglet model of prolonged prehospital ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Optimizing ventilation in conjunction with phased chest and abdominal compression-decompression (Lifestick) resuscitation
    Karl B Kern
    Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Resuscitation 52:91-100. 2002
    ..Optimal ventilation strategy when using the LS device at 60 compressions per min appears to be 5:1 S. Such data is important for conducting clinical trials with this new CPR adjunct...
  51. ncbi request reprint Ventricular fibrillation waveform characteristics are different in ischemic heart failure compared with structurally normal hearts
    Julia H Indik
    Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1501 N Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 5037, USA
    Resuscitation 69:471-7. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that ischemic heart failure might alter the waveform content of ventricular fibrillation compared with normal hearts, complicating the determination of VF duration...
  52. ncbi request reprint Pediatric defibrillation doses often fail to terminate prolonged out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation in children
    Marc D Berg
    Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 67:63-7. 2005
    ..We, therefore, hypothesized that pediatric dose defibrillation may be less effective for prolonged out-of-hospital pediatric VF...
  53. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Continuous cardiac magnetic resonance imaging during untreated ventricular fibrillation
    Vincent L Sorrell
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, Ariz 85724 5073, USA
    Circulation 111:e294. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Interruptions of chest compressions during emergency medical systems resuscitation
    Terence D Valenzuela
    Emergency Medicine Research Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Circulation 112:1259-65. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that interruptions of chest compressions occur commonly and for substantial periods during treatment of OOH cardiac arrest and could be contributing to the lack of improvement in resuscitation outcome...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary resuscitation algorithms, defibrillation and optimized ventilation during resuscitation
    Ricardo A Samson
    Department of Pediatrics, Steele Children s Research Center, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 19:146-56. 2006
    ..This article reviews the treatment algorithms for Advanced Cardiac Life Support, citing the evidence on which the Guidelines are based. Additional focus is placed on defibrillation and optimized ventilation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impact of the privacy rule on the study of out-of-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest
    Marilyn C Morris
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:272-7. 2007
    ..Compliance with the Privacy Rule is particularly challenging for prehospital research, because investigators often seek data from multiple emergency medical services (EMS) and receiving hospitals...
  57. ncbi request reprint Childhood drowning
    Robyn J Meyer
    The University of Arizona Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Pediatr Rev 27:163-8; quiz 169. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation: can anyone perform to the guidelines 2000 recommendations?
    Travis A Higdon
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Resuscitation 71:34-9. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that trained professional rescuers would also take substantially longer then the Guidelines recommendation for delivering the two rescue breaths before every 15 compressions during simulated single rescuer BLS CPR...
  59. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of vasopressin in prolonged pediatric cardiac arrest: a case series
    Keith Mann
    Department of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, A I duPont Hospital for Children, 1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA
    Resuscitation 52:149-56. 2002
    ..Such reports should pave the way for prospective clinical trials comparing vasopressor medications in the setting of pediatric cardiac arrest...
  60. ncbi request reprint Femoral central venous catheter-associated deep venous thrombosis in children with diabetic ketoacidosis
    Juan A Gutierrez
    Department of Pediatrics, Steele Memorial Children s Research Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:80-3. 2003
    ..To describe the incidence of clinical deep venous thrombosis associated with femoral central venous catheters (CVC-DVT) in children with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)...
  61. doi request reprint Optimizing chest compressions during delivery-room resuscitation
    Myra H Wyckoff
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390 9063, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 13:410-5. 2008
    ..Techniques, compression to ventilation ratios, hand placement, and depth of compression guidelines are generally based on expert consensus, physiologic plausibility, and data from pediatric and adult models...