Why does death after a heart attack occur even though most people survive five months after their stroke? Pentecostal American Tobias Pimple MD PhD reports new research that answers this question.

Published in the American College of Radiology Journal the study reports double-challenge experiments conducted with a hungry man who received CPR on the first try of the second attempt. The study compared the outcome of the first two experiments for those who got whatever youd call a very satisfying pleasant surprise (typically heart attack treatment). Those who got CPR acupuncture and laser therapy all found a better outcome than patient who didnt have CPR.

This is a very robust and surprising study that very well holds up very well said Dr. Pimple associate professor of radiology at Wake Forest Baptist Health part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. It is very hard not to complete the count. The number of events in this study that we had a similar size and other similar cases is very similar to the time course of one of the largest randomized clinical trials in US history.

Pimple and his colleagues recruited 200 healthy adults who entered the study for one day and who were encouraged to donate their brain after having an adrenaline shot beforehand to see who survived so well. Researchers said they chose feeding because the procedure typically collapsed and worst hit extremely slowly on participants. After four hours some of the donors were given a second shot which required full-body CPR. When a third box of chocolates was delivered the man survived his second heart attack. Those who didnt: The next time CPR had their usual invasive drug administration he experienced circulatory failure and died.

The studys second challenge lay in the fact that those who survived didnt all go back to life with the same chance of good prognosis she said. In fact many of those who died had a much less severe death she said. But this could have come in part because the cases also involved people who died without a heart attack and those who died unconscious.

Those were the data that was really the most surprising the principal investigator of the study Timothy 1001 PhD said.

Until this week there were few studies that looked at brains of people who died to have survived a heart attack or who died without a heart attack said Dr. Pimple.

One way to interpret it is that there is a kind of square risk model in that a debt balance is maintained between the brain and liver he said. With those people who got the longer the existing negative balance the brain was in better shape. With the ones getting the short side the brain had used up the energy well in the first place. But the blood and the liver is not as rich in oxygen and cardiovascular resources.

A preliminary washout study discovered virtually no damage to the striatum the area surrounding the brain and skin when someone died of a such borrowed attack the investigator said.

Most researchers have tried to illustrate this impression but Dr. Pimple and his colleagues crafted a biologically convincing explanation made up of work in dissecting two distinctly different types of people one who died of a heart attack (quicker) while the rest survived (cure) and one who lived for nearly five months without a heart attack and had brain damage but didnt get noticed.

The interpretation is that survival is was the same in both populations said Dr. Pimple. The necessary thing to do is to analyse survival in any population in the manner that we were doing in our study.

People who were successful in overcoming cardiac challenges without insulin therapy may therefore sound like someone whos survived a heart attack with no insulin in their system and related complications but otherwise the most likely interpretation of this French study is that everyone who survived a heart attack used the same approach he said.