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Table 1 The characteristics of the patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

From: The relationship between cerebral regional oxygen saturation during extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the neurological outcome in a retrospective analysis of 16 cases

  Good neurological outcome group (GR) Poor neurological outcome group (VS and D)
Number 4 12
Age (±SD) (years) 53.8 ± 6.9 52.9 ± 4.0
Male (%) 4 (100%) 10 (83.3%)
Initial rhythm
 VF (%) 4 (100%) 6 (50.0%)
 PEA (%) 0 4 (33.3%)
 Asystole (%) 0 2 (16.7%)
Witnessed
 Yes (%) 4 (100%) 11 (91.7%)
 No (%) 0 1 (8.3%)
Bystander CPR
 Yes (%) 4 (100%) 10 (83.3%)
 No (%) 0 2 (16.7%)
The time from the onset of cardiac arrest to the initiation of ECPR (min) 49.5 ± 5.7 64.6 ± 22.6
  1. CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, D death, GR good recovery, PEA pulseless electrical activity, VF ventricular fibrillation, VS vegetative state