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  • Multicentre clinical trial for hypothermia treatment of stroke patients obtains funding

    The European Stroke Research Network for Hypothermia (EuroHYP) is to perform a large, multicentre clinical trial which will assess mild hypothermia as a novel treatment for ischæmic stroke.

    • Publication date : 2012/09/25
  • Hypothermia and head injury: a new study

    According to certain researchers, hypothermia should not be used to treat traumatic brain injuries.

    • Publication date : 2015/11/01
  • Cooling to heal

    Therapeutic hypothermia cools the body of patients who have suffered brain damage to a moderate temperature (between 32°C and 34°C) in order to slow the deterioration process.

    • Publication date : 2014/11/24
  • Brief: cooling newborns

    A recent study demonstrated that cooling newborns having suffered from oxygen deprivation helps prevent brain damage. Medically induced hypothermia reduced the risk of death by 13% and the risk of cerebral palsy by 11%.

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Cooling cardiac arrest patients improves survival

    Research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2012 demonstrates that cooling patients resuscitated after sudden cardiac arrest in order to achieve a lower body temperature increases survival.

    • Publication date : 2013/02/20
  • Frozen “to death” and… “resuscitated”!

    Justin Smith was found “dead frozen” by his father Don in Pennsylvania. After 12 hours spent in the snow at -20°C, Justin was first declared dead. The secret that saved Smith lies in the way the body slows down as it gets colder.

    • Publication date : 2016/06/21
  • Obituary: Per-Oskar Persson

    The former Managing Director of Frigoscandia AB, Per-Oskar Persson of Helsingborg, Sweden passed away on August 26, 2008, at the age of 84. He was an Honorary Member of IIR, President of Commission D1, 1971 - 1979, and Head of Section D 1979 -...

    • Publication date : 2008/09/29