posted on Mar, 3 2011 @ 04:03 AM
A baby girl who was born dead miraculously survived after doctors froze her for 3 days..
Neurological cooling is an example of how carefully controlled hypothermia can save lives.
It goes back to 400bc, when soldiers packed wounds with ice and snow.
Deep hypothermia was used in open heart surgery before heart-lung bypass machines came in.
Medics were using hypothermia with babies in the soviet union decades ago. The idea is if you cool the body down you protect it because it reduces
The 10cm trip you make in being born is the mist dangerous of your life. Blood supply can get critically low to vital organs.
You can get the brain injury hypoxic ishemic enecphopathy.
There is a high risk of death and until now there wasn't much hope.