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Table 3 Cause of arrest and in-hospital outcomes

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

  All patients 78 patients Group A 63 patients Group B 15 patients
Cause of OOHCA    
Acute myocardial infarction 51(65.4%) 45(71.4%) 6(40.0%)
Scar VT/VF 1(1.3%) 1(1.6%) 0(0.0%)
Dilated cardiomyopathy 8(10.3%) 5(7.9%) 3(20.0%)
Primary VF/VT 8(10.3%) 7(11.1%) 1(6.7%)
Myocarditis 3(3.8%) 2(3.2%) 1(6.7%)
Unknown 7(9.0%) 3(4.8%) 4(26.7%)
In-hospital outcomes    
Survived to discharge 54/78(69.2%) 48(76.2%) 6(40.0%)
Neurological deficit 7/78(9.0%)
Neurological deficit (in survivors) 7/54(13.0%)
AICD recommended 22/78(28.2%)
AICD recommended (in survivors) 22/53(41.5%)
Survival in:    
 AMI patients 34/51(66.7%)
 AMI patients who had angiogram 33/45(73.3%)
 AMI patients who did not have angiogram 1/6(16.7%)
  1. Note:
  2. Group A = patients who had coronary angiogram.
  3. Group B = patients who did not have coronary angiography.