TITLE

Survival After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

AUTHOR(S)
Dimarco, John P.
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Clinical Cardiology Alert;Aug2012, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author presents an abstract of a study examining factors linked with long-term survival in a large population of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients who were discharged after their arrest, including therapeutic hypothermia, percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). Results revealed that both PCI and therapeutic hypothermia produced survival benefits. He is critical of best timing for coronary angiography.
ACCESSION #
78423752

 

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