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Early EEG correlates of neuronal injury after brain anoxia

Published inNeurology, vol. 78, no. 11, p. 796-802
Publication date2012
Abstract

EEG and serum neuron-specific enolase (NSE) are used for outcome prognostication in patients with postanoxic coma; however, it is unclear if EEG abnormalities reflect transient neuronal dysfunction or neuronal death. To assess this question, EEG abnormalities were correlated with NSE. Moreover, NSE cutoff values and hypothermic EEG features related with poor outcome were explored.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Anticonvulsants/therapeutic use
  • Cohort Studies
  • Coma/etiology
  • Data Interpretation, Statistical
  • Electroencephalography
  • Female
  • Heart Arrest
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Humans
  • Hypothermia, Induced
  • Hypoxia, Brain/pathology/physiopathology/therapy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Neurons/pathology
  • Phosphopyruvate Hydratase/blood
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Treatment Outcome
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
ROSSETTI, Andrea O, CARRERA, Emmanuel, ODDO, Mauro. Early EEG correlates of neuronal injury after brain anoxia. In: Neurology, 2012, vol. 78, n° 11, p. 796–802. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318249f6bb
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ISSN of the journal0028-3878
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