Biomed Pharmacother 2021 May 1;139:111646. Epub 2021 May 1.
Department of Critical Care Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, 277 Yanta West Street, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710061, China; Weil Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA; Department of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA, USA. Electronic address:
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (CA) is a leading cause of death in the United States. Severe post-resuscitation cerebral dysfunction is a primary cause of poor outcome. Therefore, we investigate the effects of polyethylene glycol-20k (PEG-20k), a cell impermeant, on post-resuscitation cerebral function. Read More