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First human placed in suspended animation.


Patients who suffer a cardiac arrest from trauma such as car accidents, gunshot or stab wounds rarely survive, with gold standard CPR techniques presenting less than a 5% survival rate. Emergency Preservation and Resuscitation (EPR) is a suspended animation technique, developed to utilize hypothermia in humans to buy vital time to stabilize the patient before irreversible organ damage occurs. However,

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