Title

A randomized controlled trial of intravenous aminophylline for atropine-resistant out-of-hospital asystolic cardiac arrest.

Author Department

Emergency Medicine

Document Type

Article, Peer-reviewed

Publication Date

3-1-2003

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Myocardial ischemia, during cardiopulmonary arrest, can lead to atropine-resistant bradyasystole from interstitial accumulation of endogenous adenosine. Aminophylline is a nonspecific adenosine receptor antagonist capable of reversing ischemia

Publication ISSN

1049-023X

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