Can Hypothermia Benefit Post-MI Patients?


A small American study suggests that systemic therapeutic hypothermia can decrease morbidity and mortality in post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients with cardiogenic shock. Although more research is needed, the investigators noted that the approach may offer advances in treatment and outcomes in individuals with post-MI cardiogenic shock.

Abstract: Journal of the American College of Cardiology, February 14, 2012.

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