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Predictors of In-Hospital Mortality after Recovered Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Patients with Proven Significant Coronary Artery Disease: A Retrospective Study

Introduction Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) remains one of the most challenging health care problems, despite recent efforts to improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with the development of evidence-based guidelines and care-bundle systems. The number of patients who achieve return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) and survive to hospital discharge varies from 7 to 40% depending on the clinical setting [ 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 ]. The bulk of the available data reporting survival predictors, comes from studies addressing the overall OHCA

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New Developments in the Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction Associated with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. A Review

REFERENCES 1. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, et al. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2014 Update. Circulation. 2014;129:e28-e292. 2. Berdowski J, Berg RA, Tijssen JG, Koster RW. Global incidences of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and survival rates: Systematic review of 67 prospective studies. Resuscitation. 2010;81:1479-1487. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2010.08.006. 3. Fukuda T, Ohashi-Fukuda N, Kondo Y, Sera T, Doi K, Yahagi N. Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Out-of-Hospital

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Review. Regional Networks in Acute Cardiac Care

Cardiology. 2010;26:8C-13C. 4. Kozinski M, Pstragowski K, Kubica JM, et al. ACS networkbased implementation of therapeutic hypothermia for the treatment of comatose out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors improves clinical outcomes: the first European experience. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2013;21:22. doi: 10.1186/1757-7241-21-22. 5. Tubaro M, Danchin N, Goldstein P, et al. Pre-hospital treatment of STEMI patients. A scientific statement of the Working Group Acute Cardiac Care of the European Society of Cardiology. Acute Card Care

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Predictors Of Mortality In Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction And Resuscitated Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

cardiac arrest in patients with cardiogenic shock and acute myocardial infarction. Resuscitation. 2015;87:57-62. 13. Aissaoui N, Puymirat E, Simon T, et al. Long-term outcome in early survivors of cardiogenic shock at the acute stage of myocardial infarction: a landmark analysis from the French registry of Acute ST-elevation and non-ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction(FAST-MI) Registry. Crit Care. 2014;18:516. 14. Demirel F, Rasoul S, Elvan A, et al. Impact of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation in patients with

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Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Acute Myocardial Infarction and STEMI Networks

References 1. Kern KB. Optimal Treatment of Patients Surviving Out-of- Hospital Cardiac Arrest. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2012;5:597-605. 2. Steg G, James SK, Atar D, et al. ESC Guidelines for the management of acute myocardial infarction in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation The Task Force on the management of ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction of the European Society of Cardiology. Eur Heart J. 2012;33:2569-619. 3. Bernard SA, Gray TW, Buist MD, et al. Treatment of comatose survivors of

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Cerebellar Haemorrhage Leading to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Introduction Intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) is a known, but a rare cause of out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) leading to the development of non-shockable rhythms such as asystole or pulseless electrical activity (PEA). The incidence of ICH causing OHCA is unclear but 4-18% of OHCA are caused by subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) [ 1 ]. Fatal cerebellar haemorrhage leading to a cardiac arrest is very rare compared to SAH. Case Report A 77-years old Caucasian male with a history of coronary artery triple bypass surgery, atrial fibrillation and aortic

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Factors Associated with In-hospital Mortality in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

;115:1354-1362. 3. Hasselqvist-Ax I, Riva G, Herlitz J et al. Early Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. New Eng J Med. 2015;372:2307-2315. 4. Roffi M, Patrono C, Collet JP, et al. 2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting without persistent ST-segment elevation: Task Force for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Patients Presenting without Persistent ST-Segment Elevation of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Eur Heart J. 2015; pii: ehv320. [Epub ahead of print

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Return of spontaneous circulation and heart rhythm during the first analysis of the heart electrical activity

, Nielsen JB, Mortensen RN, et al. Associations between common ECG abnormalities and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. British Medical Journal. 2019;6. 5. Gräsner JT, Bossaert L. Epidemiology and management of cardiac arrest: what registries are revealing. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2013;27(3):293–306. 6. Nadolny K, Bujak K, Kucap M, et al. The Silesian Registry of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Study design and results of a three-month pilot study. Cardiology Journal. Published online: 2018-11-14; DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2018.0140. 7. Keller SP, Halperin

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Current practice in paediatric basic life support

REFERENCES 1. Berdowski J, Berg RA, Tijssen JG, Koster RW. Global incidences of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and survival rates: Systematic review of 67 prospective studies. Resuscitation, 2010; 81(11): 1479-1487. 2. Grasner JT, Lefering R, Koster RW, et al. EuReCa ONE-27 Nations, ONE Europe, ONE Registry: A prospective one month analysis of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes in 27 countries in Europe. Resuscitation. 2016;105: 188-195. 3. Nishiyama C, Brown SP, May S, et al. Apples to apples or apples to oranges? International variation

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New Therapeutic Concepts in Post-Resuscitation Care

References 1. Atwood C, Eisenberg MS, Herlitz J, Rea TD. Incidence of EMS-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Europe. Resuscitation 2005; 67:75-80. 2. Nurnberger A, Sterz F, Malzer R, et al. Out of hospital cardiac arrest in Vienna: Incidence and outcome. Resustitation 2013; 84:42-47. 3. Adrie C, Adib-Conquy M, Laurent I et al. Successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation after cardiac arrest as a “sepsis-like” syndrome. Circulation 2002;106:562-8. 4. Nolan JP, Soar J, Cariou A, Cronberg T

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