asystole


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asystole

[ā′sis·tə·lē]
(medicine)
The absence of cardiac contraction; cardiac arrest.
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12) proposed that CPR and transport to an emergency service is unnecessary when the case is determined to have asystole and when the time required to arrive at the scene is longer than 8 min; they reported 100% mortality rates in these cases.
To further understand the relationship between partial complex seizures and ictal asystole, we review three case studies of near-SUDEP.
At 08:40h, a huge bleed from the tube was observed before beginning ECMO; at 08:50 h the patient had a cardiac arrest in asystole.
The AEs probably related to daptomycin were ventricular asystole, upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage and increased CPK.
He was admitted to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Hong Kong, cardiac asystole developed, and he died [less than or equal to] 4 hours after admission.
Katy was brought in a jeep to the hospital in Asystole condition at 10.
Pathologic cardiac conditions such as asystole, bradycardia, conduction block, and dyssynchronous contraction may lead to significant morbidity and mortality.
Considering diagnosis and treatment in turn, they examine such topics as new onset focal and generalized epilepsy in an elderly patient, epileptic falling seizures associated with seizure-induced cardiac asystole in drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy, epileptic negative myoclonus in benign rolandic epilepsy, carefully combining medications for women with gastric reflux, and functional hemispherotomy for drug-resistant post-traumatic epilepsy.
Pretreatment or resuscitation with a lipid infusion shifts the dose-response to bupivacaine-induced asystole in rats.
Nothing substantial could be done in dogs with ventricular asystole except attempting with intravenous calcium chloride.
This results from either ventricular asystole, pulseless ventricular tachycardia (VT) or ventricular fibrillation (VF)6 .
049), while there was a trend towards significance in terms of the time from asystole to flush (p = 0.