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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the 4 patient groups

From: Head Computed Tomographic measurement as an early predictor of outcome in hypoxic-ischemic brain damage patients treated with hypothermia therapy

  Glasgow outcome scale
  1 2 3&4 5 P
No. 24 18 6 10  
Male/Female, N 17/7 15/3 5/1 5/5 0.442
Age, years 65 ± 16 66 ± 18 73 ± 15 65 ± 11 0.754
Time between cardiac arrest and ROSC, min 53 ± 22 38 ± 12 30 ± 4 20 ± 15 <0.0001*
Time between ROSC and CT, min 35 ± 16 35 ± 11 60 ± 45 65 ± 50 0.012*
Witnessed arrest,% 24 61 83 90 <0.001*
Cause of cardiac arrest      
Cardiogenic 2 10 4 8
Asphyxia 14 3 1 0
Others 8 5 1 2
  1. ROSC, return of spontaneous circulation; CT, computed tomography.
  2. * Statistically significant (P < 0.05).