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Innovative pharmacologic approaches to cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11975769     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The survival rate of patients undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation is 5 to 15%. New cardiopulmonary resuscitation treatment approaches under investigation include the use of vasopressin as a vasopressor, amiodarone for the treatment of ventricular tachyarrhythmias, and adenosine antagonists (i.e., theophylline) for bradyasystolic rhythms. More innovative approaches include the use of thyroid hormone and endothelin.
T Kelsch; K Kikuchi; S Vahdat; W H Frishman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart disease (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1521-737X     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Dis     Publication Date:    2001 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-26     Completed Date:  2002-05-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100887299     Medline TA:  Heart Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
American Heart Association
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / standards,  therapeutic use*
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation* / standards
Cardiovascular Diseases / therapy
Clinical Trials as Topic
Combined Modality Therapy / standards
Endothelin-1 / therapeutic use
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Treatment Outcome
United States / epidemiology
United States Food and Drug Administration
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents; 0/Endothelin-1
Comment In:
Heart Dis. 2001 Jan-Feb;3(1):1   [PMID:  11975763 ]

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