Újraélesztést követo koszorué´r-angiográfia és katéteres intervenci

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Abstract

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) presents a great challenge for the health care systems even in the highly developed countries. For several decades, our greatest efforts have been directed toward the improvement of the prehospital management, including promotion of lay resuscitation and deployment of public access automated defibrillators. Recently, the importance of the hospital phase of the OHCA-management has been also emphasized. Attention has been paid to targeted temperature management and also to early coronary intervention. For those patients who present with ST-elevation on their post-resuscitation ECG, our approach is straightforward: Urgent coronary angiography is indicated. The optimal management of those survivors of OHCA who present without ST-elevation is, however, still debated. Although up to 30% of these subjects also suffer from acute occlusive epicardial coronary disease, the clear benefit of urgent coronary angiography for the whole group is yet to be documented. Several large-scale randomized studies are under way to resolve this question. In our present review we detail the above controversies and outline the future directions.

Translated title of the contributionCoronary angiography and percutaneous intervention after resuscitation
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)1826-1831
Number of pages6
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Volume160
Issue number46
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - jan. 1 2019

Keywords

  • Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
  • Post-resuscitation management
  • Urgent coronary angiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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