Max H Weil

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Publications

  1. ncbi Levosimendan improves cardiopulmonary resuscitation and survival by K(ATP) channel activation
    Gianluca A A M Cammarata
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1083-5. 2006
  2. ncbi Levosimendan improves postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction after beta-adrenergic blockade
    Jinglan Wang
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
    J Lab Clin Med 146:179-83. 2005
  3. pmc Time-dependent interventions
    Max Harry Weil
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, California, USA
    Crit Care 8:11-2. 2004
  4. ncbi Clinical decision making during resuscitation and guidelines for termination of the resuscitation effort
    M H Weil
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 69:180-3. 2003
  5. ncbi Levosimendan improves postresuscitation outcomes in a rat model of CPR
    Lei Huang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
    J Lab Clin Med 146:256-61. 2005
  6. doi Coronary blood flow produced by muscle contractions induced by intracardiac electrical CPR during ventricular fibrillation
    Hao Wang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:S223-7. 2009
  7. ncbi Microcirculation during cardiac arrest and resuscitation
    Michael Fries
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S454-7. 2006
  8. ncbi Effects of biphasic waveforms on outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a porcine model of prolonged cardiac arrest
    Yun Te Chang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:3024-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Microvascular blood flow during cardiopulmonary resuscitation is predictive of outcome
    Michael Fries
    The Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, United States
    Resuscitation 71:248-53. 2006
  10. ncbi Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a rat model of chronic myocardial ischemia
    Xiangshao Fang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
    J Appl Physiol 101:1091-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi Levosimendan improves cardiopulmonary resuscitation and survival by K(ATP) channel activation
    Gianluca A A M Cammarata
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1083-5. 2006
  2. ncbi Levosimendan improves postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction after beta-adrenergic blockade
    Jinglan Wang
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
    J Lab Clin Med 146:179-83. 2005
    ..When levosimendan was added, postresuscitation myocardial contractile function was improved even more...
  3. pmc Time-dependent interventions
    Max Harry Weil
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, California, USA
    Crit Care 8:11-2. 2004
    ..It is increasingly apparent that neither epinephrine whether in conventional or high doses nor vasopressin improve ultimate survival. To the contrary, there is evidence favoring beta1-adrenergic blockade...
  4. ncbi Clinical decision making during resuscitation and guidelines for termination of the resuscitation effort
    M H Weil
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 69:180-3. 2003
    ..In some condition, transferring the patient with terminal diseases to an alternate physician or institution is ultimately respectful both for the patient and of physician...
  5. ncbi Levosimendan improves postresuscitation outcomes in a rat model of CPR
    Lei Huang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
    J Lab Clin Med 146:256-61. 2005
    ..Levosimendan and dobutamine both improved postresuscitation myocardial function. However, levosimendan produced more favorable postresuscitation myocardial function and increased the duration of postresuscitation survival...
  6. doi Coronary blood flow produced by muscle contractions induced by intracardiac electrical CPR during ventricular fibrillation
    Hao Wang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:S223-7. 2009
    ..It has been reported that transthoracic electrical cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) generates coronary perfusion pressures (CPP) similar to manual chest compressions (MCC). We hypothesized that intracardiac ECPR produces similar CPP...
  7. ncbi Microcirculation during cardiac arrest and resuscitation
    Michael Fries
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S454-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated serial changes and the effects of epinephrine on microcirculatory blood flow in the most severe form of circulatory failure, namely, cardiac arrest...
  8. ncbi Effects of biphasic waveforms on outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a porcine model of prolonged cardiac arrest
    Yun Te Chang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:3024-8. 2006
    ..Defibrillation via sequential pulses and encircling, overlapping multiple pathway may depolarize a larger myocardial mass and facilitate transthoracic defibrillation...
  9. ncbi Microvascular blood flow during cardiopulmonary resuscitation is predictive of outcome
    Michael Fries
    The Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, United States
    Resuscitation 71:248-53. 2006
    ..82, p<0.01). Microvascular blood flow in the sublingual mucosa is therefore closely related to coronary perfusion pressure during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and both are predictive of outcome...
  10. ncbi Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a rat model of chronic myocardial ischemia
    Xiangshao Fang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
    J Appl Physiol 101:1091-6. 2006
    ..This model would suggest further clinically relevant investigation on cardiac arrest and CPR...
  11. ncbi The characteristics of postcountershock pulseless electrical activity may indicate the outcome of CPR
    Xiangshao Fang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Resuscitation 69:303-9. 2006
    ..We therefore investigated outcomes after postcountershock PEA, and aimed to develop a scoring system for outcome classification at the onset of initial postcountershock PEA...
  12. ncbi Nonselective beta-blocking agent improves the outcome of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a rat model
    Lei Huang
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S378-80. 2004
    ..This prompted us to investigate the effect of beta-blockade on both exogenous and endogenous beta stimulation in an established rat model...
  13. ncbi In-hospital cardiac arrest
    Max Harry Weil
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:2825-30. 2005
    ..Outcomes are therefore improved in critical care settings and especially in coronary care units in which patients are continuously monitored...
  14. ncbi One-shock versus three-shock defibrillation protocol significantly improves outcome in a porcine model of prolonged ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest
    Wanchun Tang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35 100 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, California 92270, USA
    Circulation 113:2683-9. 2006
    ..The success of resuscitation with a 1-shock versus the conventional 3-shock defibrillation protocol was investigated subject to the range of treatment variation imposed by automated external defibrillators (AEDs)...
  15. ncbi Mechanism by which activation of delta-opioid receptor reduces the severity of postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction
    Xiangshao Fang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2607-12. 2006
    ..In the present study, we investigated the potential mechanism of myocardial protection following delta-opioid receptor activation in a rat model of cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  16. ncbi Simultaneous blockade of alpha1- and beta-actions of epinephrine during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Lei Huang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S483-5. 2006
    ..This prompted experimental studies to investigate the effect of simultaneous blockade of alpha1- and beta-actions of epinephrine during cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  17. doi Minimal interruption of cardiopulmonary resuscitation for a single shock as mandated by automated external defibrillations does not compromise outcomes in a porcine model of cardiac arrest and resuscitation
    Giuseppe Ristagno
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:3048-53. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that an 8-sec interruption of chest compressions for a single shock, as mandated by automated external defibrillations, would not impair initial resuscitation and outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  18. doi Rapid head cooling initiated coincident with cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves success of defibrillation and post-resuscitation myocardial function in a porcine model of prolonged cardiac arrest
    Min Shan Tsai
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1988-90. 2008
  19. doi Cerebral cortical microvascular flow during and following cardiopulmonary resuscitation after short duration of cardiac arrest
    Giuseppe Ristagno
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
    Resuscitation 77:229-34. 2008
    ..To examine changes in cerebral cortical macro- and microcirculation and their relationship to the severity of brain ischaemia during and following resuscitation from a short duration of cardiac arrest...
  20. ncbi Postresuscitation myocardial diastolic dysfunction following prolonged ventricular fibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Tingyan Xu
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:188-92. 2008
    ..We therefore investigated the postresuscitation left ventricular diastolic function following prolonged cardiac arrest and subsequent cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  21. ncbi Electrocardiogram waveforms for monitoring effectiveness of chest compression during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Yongqin Li
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:211-5. 2008
    ..We therefore sought a readily available option for monitoring the effectiveness of chest compressions, specifically using the electrocardiogram...
  22. ncbi Miniaturized mechanical chest compressor: a new option for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Giuseppe Ristagno
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, United States
    Resuscitation 76:191-7. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the 2 kg, low profile, portable device will be as effective as the standard pneumatic Thumper for restoring circulation during CPR...
  23. ncbi Exclusion of a patient assessment interval and extension of the CPR interval both mitigate post-resuscitation myocardial dysfunction in a swine model of cardiac arrest
    Yun Te Chang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 1761, USA
    Resuscitation 76:285-90. 2008
    ..Interruptions of CPR may be reduced by eliminating repetition of shocks between periods of CPR, elimination of the interval for patient assessment before CPR, and extension of the periods of CPR...
  24. ncbi Comparison of rectilinear biphasic waveform with biphasic truncated exponential waveform in a pediatric defibrillation model
    Jinglan Wang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1961-5. 2007
    ..To compare the rectilinear biphasic waveform with a biphasic truncated exponential waveform for pediatric defibrillation...
  25. ncbi Outcomes of CPR in the presence of partial occlusion of left anterior descending coronary artery
    Giuseppe Ristagno
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States
    Resuscitation 75:357-65. 2007
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  26. ncbi The quality of chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation overrides importance of timing of defibrillation
    Giuseppe Ristagno
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
    Chest 132:70-5. 2007
    ..We address the quality of chest compressions and the impact on initial defibrillation or initial chest compressions after sudden death...
  27. ncbi A comparison of electrically induced cardiac arrest with cardiac arrest produced by coronary occlusion
    Jinglan Wang
    The Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, United States
    Resuscitation 72:477-83. 2007
    ..Accordingly, a potentially more clinically relevant model was investigated in which spontaneous VF followed acute myocardial ischemia...
  28. ncbi delta-Opioid-induced pharmacologic myocardial hibernation during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Xiangshao Fang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S486-9. 2006
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  29. ncbi Spontaneous gasping produces carotid blood flow during untreated cardiac arrest
    Giuseppe Ristagno
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, United States
    Resuscitation 75:366-71. 2007
    ..In the present study, we tested the hypothesis that gasps also increase carotid blood flow (CBF) during untreated cardiac arrest...
  30. ncbi Evolution of the stone heart after prolonged cardiac arrest
    Kada Klouche
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Chest 122:1006-11. 2002
    ..We therefore measured sequential changes in left ventricular (LV) volumes and free-wall thickness of the heart during CPR in an experimental model...
  31. ncbi Stroke volumes and end-tidal carbon dioxide generated by precordial compression during ventricular fibrillation
    Andrej Pernat
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1819-23. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to measure stroke volumes produced by precordial compression during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and to quantitate relationships of stroke volume to measurements of end-tidal carbon dioxide...
  32. ncbi A comparison of alpha-methylnorepinephrine, vasopressin and epinephrine for cardiac resuscitation
    Kada Klouche
    The Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 1695 North Sunrise Way, Bldg 3, 92262 5309, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Resuscitation 57:93-100. 2003
    ..Both post-resuscitation myocardial function and survival were most improved after administration of the selective alpha(2)-adrenergic agonist, intermediate after vasopressin and least after epinephrine and saline placebo...
  33. ncbi Fixed-energy biphasic waveform defibrillation in a pediatric model of cardiac arrest and resuscitation
    Wanchun Tang
    The Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 1695 North Sunrise Way, Building 3, Palm Springs, CA 92262 5309, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:2736-41. 2002
    ..Accordingly, we investigated a method by which adult automated defibrillators may be adapted to deliver a 50-J ICBTE shock for pediatric defibrillation...
  34. ncbi Stroke volumes generated by precordial compression during cardiac resuscitation
    Kada Klouche
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:2626-31. 2002
    ..To quantitate stroke volumes generated by precordial compression during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and to determine their relationship to coronary perfusion pressure and the success of resuscitation...
  35. ncbi Effects of epinephrine and vasopressin on cerebral microcirculatory flows during and after cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Giuseppe Ristagno
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2145-9. 2007
    ..Accordingly, we compared the effects of nonadrenergic vasopressin with those of epinephrine on cerebral cortical microvascular flow together with cortical tissue Po2 and Pco2 as indicators of cortical tissue ischemia...
  36. ncbi Adverse outcomes of interrupted precordial compression during automated defibrillation
    Ting Yu
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, Calif 92262 5309, USA
    Circulation 106:368-72. 2002
    ..The present study was undertaken to evaluate the effects of these interruptions during the operation of AEDs...
  37. ncbi A selective alpha(2)-adrenergic agonist for cardiac resuscitation
    Kada Klouche
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA 92262 5309, USA
    J Lab Clin Med 140:27-34. 2002
    ..alpha-MNE, a selective alpha-adrenergic agonist, was as effective as epinephrine in restoring spontaneous circulation after 7 minutes of untreated VF in a porcine model for CPR and demonstrated lesser postresuscitation myocardial injury...
  38. ncbi Predicting the success of defibrillation by electrocardiographic analysis
    Heitor P Povoas
    The Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 1695 North Sunrise Way, Building 3, Palm Springs, CA 92262 5309, USA
    Resuscitation 53:77-82. 2002
    ..We investigated an electrocardiographic signal analysis technique for predicting whether an electrical shock would reverse ventricular fibrillation (VF) in an effort to minimize the damaging effects of repetitive shocks during CPR...
  39. ncbi Vasopressor agents for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Lan Cao
    The Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, California 92262, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 8:115-21. 2003
    ..Accordingly, myocardial ischemic injury during cardiopulmonary resuscitation is minimized, and postresuscitation myocardial function is preserved with improved survival...
  40. ncbi Evidence favoring the use of an alpha2-selective vasopressor agent for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Tommaso Pellis
    The Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, Calif 92262, USA
    Circulation 108:2716-21. 2003
    ..We further hypothesized that the resulting alpha2-actions of relatively brief duration would favor improved functions compared with the more prolonged effect of nonadrenergic vasopressin...
  41. ncbi Carvedilol mitigates adverse effects of epinephrine during cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Lei Huang
    The Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 10:113-20. 2005
    ..Because carvedilol is both a nonselective beta- and alpha1-selective adrenergic receptor-blocking agent, we hypothesized that pretreatment with carvedilol would convert the actions of epinephrine to that of a selective alpha2-agonist...
  42. ncbi Increases in both buccal and sublingual partial pressure of carbon dioxide reflect decreases of tissue blood flows in a porcine model during hemorrhagic shock
    Tommaso Pellis
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    J Trauma 58:817-24. 2005
    ..Because hypercarbia is a general phenomenon of perfusion failure, this study investigated whether sublingual and buccal mucosal tissue PCO2 also serve as a sensitive indicator of systemic blood flow during hemorrhagic shock...
  43. ncbi Comparison between dobutamine and levosimendan for management of postresuscitation myocardial dysfunction
    Lei Huang
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 33:487-91. 2005
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  44. ncbi Beta1-adrenergic blockade during cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves survival
    Gianluca Cammarata
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S440-3. 2004
    ..The short-acting beta1-selective adrenergic blocking agent, esmolol, was administrated during cardiopulmonary resuscitation with the hypothesis that initial resuscitation and postresuscitation survival would be improved...
  45. ncbi Miniaturized chest compressor
    Carlos Castillo
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S366-8. 2004
    ..This evaluation was to compare two pneumatically driven devices, the Michigan Thumper (Michigan Instruments, Grand Rapids, MI), as an industrial standard, and the miniaturized chest compressor...
  46. ncbi The effects of biphasic waveform design on post-resuscitation myocardial function
    Wanchun Tang
    Insitute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, California 92262 5309, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1228-35. 2004
    ..This study examined the effects of biphasic truncated exponential waveform design on survival and post-resuscitation myocardial function after prolonged ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  47. ncbi Spontaneous gasping generates cardiac output during cardiac arrest
    Jing Xie
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:238-40. 2004
    ..To measure stroke volumes coincident with spontaneous gasping during untreated ventricular fibrillation and to evaluate the effects of gasping...
  48. ncbi Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: one size does not fit all
    Max Harry Weil
    Circulation 107:794. 2003
  49. ncbi Role of buccal PCO2 in the management of fluid resuscitation during hemorrhagic shock
    Giuseppe Ristagno
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S442-6. 2006
    ..Buccal PCO2 measurement therefore emerges as a useful predictor for survival and outcome and a useful guide to manage fluid resuscitation during hemorrhagic shock...
  50. ncbi Pharmacologic defibrillation
    Shue Ren Wann
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:S154-6. 2002
    ..Therefore, sodium-hydrogen exchanger inhibitors may provide new options in settings of cardiopulmonary resuscitation to facilitate defibrillation...
  51. ncbi Expanding automatic external defibrillators to include automated detection of cardiac, respiratory, and cardiorespiratory arrest
    Tommaso Pellis
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:S176-8. 2002
    ..The cardiac arrest detector is therefore likely to augment the current information provided by automated defibrillators and to allow for more precise verbal prompting of lay rescuers...
  52. ncbi Comparison of buccal microcirculation between septic and hemorrhagic shock
    Xiangshao Fang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S447-53. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the effect of the same level of mean arterial pressure (MAP) or cardiac index on the changes in buccal microcirculation between septic and hemorrhagic shock...
  53. ncbi Letter by Tang et al regarding article, "BIPHASIC trial: a randomized comparison of fixed lower versus escalating higher energy levels for defibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest"
    Wanchun Tang
    Circulation 116:e522; author reply e523. 2007
  54. ncbi Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for pulseless rhythms and asystole
    Max Harry Weil
    Crit Care Med 30:245. 2002
  55. ncbi Intravenous infusion of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells improves myocardial function in a rat model of myocardial ischemia
    Tong Wang
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:2587-93. 2007
    ..We investigated the effects of three different sites for delivery of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in a rat model of myocardial ischemia...
  56. ncbi Automated detection of ventricular fibrillation to guide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Yongqin Li
    Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Rancho Mirage, California 92270, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 6:131-4. 2007
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  57. ncbi A comparison of myocardial function after primary cardiac and primary asphyxial cardiac arrest
    Max Harry Weil
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:774. 2002
  58. ncbi Myocardial injury in children following resuscitation after cardiac arrest
    Paul A Checchia
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Loma Linda University Children s Hospital, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    Resuscitation 57:131-7. 2003
    ..Our purpose was to determine whether measurement of cardiac troponin I in children with acute out-of-hospital cardiac arrest predicts the severity of myocardial injury...
  59. ncbi Myocardial performance index following electrically induced or ischemically induced cardiac arrest
    Tingyan Xu
    The Weil Institute of Critical Care Medicine, 35100 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, United States
    Resuscitation 76:103-7. 2008
    ..We sought to investigate the echocardiographic myocardial performance index (MPI) to assess post-resuscitation myocardial function following electrically and ischemically induced ventricular fibrillation (VF)...
  60. ncbi Cariporide for pharmacologic defibrillation after prolonged cardiac arrest
    Shue Ren Wann
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 7:161-9. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that cariporide, a sodium-hydrogen exchange inhibitor, would be as cardioprotective during the global myocardial ischemia of prolonged cardiac arrest as it is in settings of coronary occlusion...
  61. ncbi Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the mouse
    Lei Song
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, 92262, California, USA
    J Appl Physiol 93:1222-6. 2002
    ..As in rats, swine, and human patients, threshold levels of mean aortic pressure, CPP, and PET(CO(2)) were critical determinates of resuscitability in this murine model of threshold level of cardiac arrest and resuscitation...
  62. ncbi Amplitude spectrum area: measuring the probability of successful defibrillation as applied to human data
    Clayton Young
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:S356-8. 2004
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  63. pmc Clinical review: Devices and drugs for cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- opportunities and restraints
    Max Harry Weil
    Institute of Critical Care Medicine, Palm Springs, California, USA
    Crit Care 9:287-90. 2005
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