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Retraction Note: Brain injury following cardiac arrest: pathophysiology for neurocritical care

  • Hiroyuki Uchino1Email author,
  • Yukihiko Ogihara1,
  • Hidekimi Fukui1,
  • Miyuki Chijiiwa1,
  • Shusuke Sekine1,
  • Naomi Hara1 and
  • Eskil Elmér2
Journal of Intensive Care20164:61

Received: 12 September 2016

Accepted: 12 September 2016

Published: 20 September 2016

The original article was published in Journal of Intensive Care 2016 4:31

Retraction note

This article [1] has been retracted by the authors due to significant overlap with previous publications [24].



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
Mitochondrial Pathophysiology Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden


  1. Uchino H, Ogihara Y, Fukui H, Chijiiwa M, Sekine S, Hara N, Elmér E. Brain injury following cardiac arrest: pathophysiology for neurocritical care. J Intensive Care. 2016;4:31.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar
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