TABLE 1:

Demographic characteristics of the patients

Patient(no.)Age(y)SexInsultTime to Restore Spontaneous Beating (min)GCS at AdmissionGCS at MRIInterval between Insultand MRI (h)Clinical Outcome
179MChoking303318.3Vegetative state
220MAtrial fibrillation303321.9Vegetative state
369MVentricular fibrillation334–64–63.8Vegetative state
479FChoking33338.1Vegetative state
554MHanging29338.6Vegetative state
625FHanging353316.6Deceased
  • Note.—GCS refers to Glasgow Coma Scale.