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Table 3 Coronary catheterization laboratory procedural data

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
Procedural data n = 32 (%) 17 (53) 15 (47) 8 (25)
 Angiography during MCC 5 (16) 2 3 2
 PCI during MCC 27 (87) 16 11 6
 PCI successful 25 (81) 12 13 6
 PCI unsuccessful 6 (20) 5 1 1
 Use of concomitant IABP 12 (38) 3 9 4
 CC- time 34 (5–90) 42 (10–75) 15 (5–90) 10 (5–52)
 Thoracic surgery 4 (13) 0 4 2
  1. Cath-lab coronary catheterization laboratory, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention, MCC mechanical chest compression, IABP intra-aortic counter pulsation pump, CC chest compression times are presented as median minutes (range)