Chapter 39. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials after Prolonged Cardiac Arrest—Absence of all Responses Except Cervical N9[1,2]

  1. Peter W. Kaplan MB, FRCP1 and
  2. Thien Nguyen MD, PhD2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch39

Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, P. W. and Nguyen, T. (2010) Somatosensory Evoked Potentials after Prolonged Cardiac Arrest—Absence of all Responses Except Cervical N9[1,2], in Clinical Electrophysiology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch39

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185295

Online ISBN: 9781444322972

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Keywords:

  • Somatosensory evoked potentials after prolonged cardiac arrest—absence of all responses except cervical N9;
  • Clinical Case - cardiac disease had a pulseless cardiac arrest;
  • EEG showed a Grade V pattern postanoxic coma grade;
  • documented anoxic/ischemic cause of coma;
  • cervical dorsal root entry zone was abolished

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical Case

  • Comment

  • References