Therapeutic hypothermia in stroke and traumatic brain injury
Alireza Faridar, Eric M. Bershad, Tenbit Emiru, Paul A. Iaizzo, Jose I. Suarez and Afshin A. Divani
Frontiers in Neurology, 2011
Therapeutic hypothermia is considered to improve survival with favorable neurological outcome in the case of global cerebral ischemia after cardiac arrest and perinatal asphyxia. Among the various methods for hypothermia induction, intravascular cooling may have the most promise in the awake patient in terms of clinical outcomes.