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

Related Articles Thoracic Spine Fracture in a Survivor of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest with Mechanical CPR. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016 Dec;31(6):684-686 Authors: Marshall RT, Kotecha H, Chiba T, Tennyson J 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. Marshall RT , Kotecha H , Chiba T , Tennyson J . Thoracic spine fracture in a survivor of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with mechanical CPR. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016;31(6):684-686. PMID: 27641239 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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. Marshall RT , Kotecha H , Chiba T , Tennyson J . Thoracic spine fracture in a survivor of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with mechanical CPR. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2016;31(6):684-686.

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