Cardiac Arrest ICECAP

Name: Influence of Cooling duration on Efficacy in Cardiac Arrest Patients

Contact: Dr. Carolina Maciel (PI) and Magali Jorand-Fletch (Lead CRC) (352) 294-5391

Enrolling hours: Enrollment to begin soon

Inclusion:

  • Coma after resuscitation from out of hospital cardiac arrest
  • Cooled to <34 deg C within 240 minutes of cardiac arrest
  • Definitive temperature control device initiated
  • Enrollment within 6 hours of initiation of cooling
  • Age ≥ 18 years
  • Informed consent from LAR including intent to maintain life support for 96 hours

Exclusion:

  • Hemodynamic instability
  • Pre-existing neurological disability or condition that confounds outcome determination
  • Pre-existing terminal illness, unlikely to survive to outcome determination
  • Planned early withdrawal of life support
  • Presumed sepsis as etiology of arrest
  • Prisoner