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Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1996 Jan;37(1):47-8.

Sustained consciousness during ventricular fibrillation: case report of cough cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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Section of Cardiology, Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan 48037, USA.


A 54-year-old male developed ventricular fibrillation during right coronary angiography. Cough cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed for 30 sec allowing the patient to remain alert and hemodynamically stable. Cough cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a simple, often overlooked technique that can be utilized during resuscitation in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

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