Cardiac Arrest

A cardiac arrest, also known as cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest, is the abrupt cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively during systole.
What is Cardiac Arrest?

A cardiac arrest is also called a cardiopulmonary arrest or circulatory arrest and indicates a sudden stop in effective and normal blood circulation due to failure of the heart to pump blood.

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Myocarditis after SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Myocarditis after SARS-CoV-2 vaccine

Clinical trial shows induced hypothermia after cardiac arrest does not improve survival

Clinical trial shows induced hypothermia after cardiac arrest does not improve survival

Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, at anytime

Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, at anytime

Inflammatory brain injury higher in men with acute COVID-19, finds study

Inflammatory brain injury higher in men with acute COVID-19, finds study

Loss of gut epithelial barrier responsible for COVID-19-related MIS-C in children, suggests study

Loss of gut epithelial barrier responsible for COVID-19-related MIS-C in children, suggests study

Researchers identify mechanism that may lead to new therapies for strokes, brain injuries

Researchers identify mechanism that may lead to new therapies for strokes, brain injuries

Moderate therapeutic hypothermia does not improve neurological outcomes after cardiac arrest

Moderate therapeutic hypothermia does not improve neurological outcomes after cardiac arrest

Hyperinvasive approach is an effective treatment strategy for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Hyperinvasive approach is an effective treatment strategy for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Manganese‐enhanced MRI provides more accurate details of heart function after a heart attack

Manganese‐enhanced MRI provides more accurate details of heart function after a heart attack

Large heart attack study shows increased survival rates in patients with cardiogenic shock

Large heart attack study shows increased survival rates in patients with cardiogenic shock

Study finds potentially harmful stimulants in supplements containing deterenol

Study finds potentially harmful stimulants in supplements containing deterenol

Scientific statement defines the distinctive features of opioid-associated cardiac arrest

Scientific statement defines the distinctive features of opioid-associated cardiac arrest

In-person rapid mortality review process sparked improvements in patient care

In-person rapid mortality review process sparked improvements in patient care

Biden’s straight-talking CDC director has long used data to save lives

Biden’s straight-talking CDC director has long used data to save lives

New web-based tool predicts the risk of post-surgical complications

New web-based tool predicts the risk of post-surgical complications

Intentional cooling of the body may help improve acute respiratory distress syndrome

Intentional cooling of the body may help improve acute respiratory distress syndrome

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Study shows CPR is the “gold standard” technique against other alternatives

Study shows CPR is the “gold standard” technique against other alternatives

ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021 highlights urgent cardiac care during COVID-19 pandemic

ESC Acute CardioVascular Care 2021 highlights urgent cardiac care during COVID-19 pandemic

Mortality from sudden cardiac arrest is higher in COVID-19 patients

Mortality from sudden cardiac arrest is higher in COVID-19 patients