Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Defining the role of coronary angiography and intervention

Uday B. Kanakadandi, Karl B Kern

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Abstract

Targeted temperature management and early coronary angiography have become the standard of care for postcardiac arrest patients remaining comatose and with ST-segment elevation on the ECG. Less clear is the optimal approach for similar patients without ST-segment elevation on the postresuscitation ECG. However, current data from nonrandomized cohort studies suggest that many of these patients also benefit from an aggressive approach to postresuscitation care. Recent reports of increased stent thrombosis in the postarrest population need further exploration. Coron Artery Dis 26:626-633

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)626-633
Number of pages8
JournalCoronary Artery Disease
Volume26
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 25 2015

Keywords

  • cardiac arrest
  • postresuscitation care
  • therapeutic hypothermia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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