Title

Thoracic Spine Fracture in a Survivor of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest with Mechanical CPR

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Radiology; Department of Emergency Medicine

Publication Date

12-1-2016

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine

Abstract

This is a report of a thoracic vertebral fracture in a 79-year-old male survivor of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with chest compressions provided by a LUCAS 2 (Physio-Control Inc.; Lund Sweden) device. This is the first such report in the literature of a vertebral fracture being noted in a survivor of cardiac arrest where an automated compression device was used.

DOI of Published Version

10.1017/S1049023X16000844

Source

Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016 Dec;31(6):684-686. Epub 2016 Sep 19. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Prehospital and disaster medicine

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

27641239

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