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Table 1 Patient demographics, concomitant diseases, smoking habits and previous coronary interventions

From: Mechanical chest compressions in the coronary catheterization laboratory to facilitate coronary intervention and survival in patients requiring prolonged resuscitation efforts

  All patients Expired Cath-lab Discharged Cath-lab Discharged Hospital
Patient History n = 32 (%) 17 (53) 15 (47) 8 (25)
 Age 71 ± 13 73 ± 10 68 ± 15 68 ± 19
 Gender (male) 20 (63) 11 9 4
 Hypertension 18 (56 %) 9 9 7
 Diabetes 8 (25 %) 6 2 2
 Hyperlipidaemia 9 (28 %) 7 2 2
 Smoking/X-smoker 14 (44 %) 7 7 4
 Previous MI 9 (28 %) 4 5 4
 Previous PCI 3 (9 %) 1 2 2
 Previous CABG 4 (13 %) 3 1 1
  1. Cath-lab coronary catheterization laboratory, MI myocardial infarction, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention, CABG coronary artery by-pass grafting