Enolase predicts brain recovery in heart attack.

In Brain Disorders, Brain Science by Brainy Days Ahead

People who suffer cardiac arrests out of the hospital may be oxygen-deprived for some time, causing neurological injuries and loss of consciousness. Researchers at Copehagen University Hospital in Denmark find that the biomarker neuron-specific enolase is a strong predictor of brain recovery in heart attack patients who are unconscious for three or more days.