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Table 1 Studies applying hypothermia on day of aneurysm rupture to patients with poor-grade SAH (WFNS 4 to 5 or H&H IV to V)

From: Hypothermia after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Study Number of patients (n) Target temperature (°C) Duration of hypothermia (days) Favorable outcome*, % (n) Mortality rate, % (n)
Nagao and colleagues (2000) 9 32 to 34 5 to 14 44.4% (4) 55.6% (5)
Yasui and colleagues (2002) 7 33 to 34 2 42.8% (3)* 0.0% (0)
Nakamura and colleagues (2002) 3 32 to 34 5 to 14 0.0% (0) 66.7% (2)
Anei and colleagues (2010) 19 34 2 5.3% (1) 57.9% (11)
Total 38    21.1% (8) 47.4% (18)
  1. *GOS ≥4 or mRS ≤3.