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Table 2 Initial ECG post arrest and angiographic findings

From: Routine angiography in survivors of out of hospital cardiac arrest with return of spontaneous circulation: a single site registry

Ecg changes in those who had angiogram Number Percentage
AMI patients (45 patients)   
ST elevation (STE) 30/45 66.7%
  CVO in patients with STE on ECG 17/30 56.7%
ST depression (STD) 8/45 17.8%
  CVO in patients with STD on ECG 1/8 12.5%
Non-specific ECG changes 7/45 15.6%
  CVO in patients with non-specific ECG changes 1/7 14.3%
Normal ECG 0/45 0%
  CVO in patients with a normal ECG 0/0 0%
Non AMI patients (18 patients)   
ST elevation 0/18 0%
ST depression 1/18 5.6%
Non-specific ECG changes 9/18 50.0%
Normal ECG 8/18 44.4%
Angiogram findings in ami patients (45 patients)   
Number of vessels diseaseda   
  1 V 13/45 28.9%
  2 V 17/45 37.8%
  3 V 12/45 26.7%
  3 V + LMCA 3/45 6.7%
Culprit vessel (Acute lesions)   
  LAD 23/45 51.1%
  RCA 5/45 11.1%
  LCx 7/45 15.6%
  Graft 3/45 6.7%
  Unknown 7/45 15.6%
Culprit vessel occlusion 19/45 42.2%
  In STEMI subgroup 17/30 56.7%
  In NSTEMI subgroup 2/15 13.3%
Recommended treatment based on angiogram   
  Follow-on PCI 34/45 75.6%
  Recommend CABG 10/45 22.2%
  Medical therapy 1/45 2.2%
Patients undergoing immediate PCI to culprit vesselb   
  Successful PCIc 33/34 97.1%
  1. (Total of 63 patients had coronary angiography).
  2. CVO = Culprit Vessel Occlusion, STE = ST segment elevation, STD = ST segment depression.
  3. aThe denominator here is the total number of AMI patients who had a catheter study (ie. 45 patients).
  4. bThe denominator here is the number of patients who had follow-on PCI during the index coronary angiogram (34 patients).
  5. cSuccessful PCI was defined as TIMI-III flow and absence of re-occlusion during the index hospital admission.