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Table 1 Summary of studies included in the systematic review

From: Mechanical versus manual chest compressions for cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Year Author Country   Type of mechanical device Setting CPCa ROSCb Survival to admission Survival to discharge
Out-of-hospital
 1998 Edward T. Dickinson USA single center Thumper out of hospital Not reported 1/10:0/7 1/10:0/7 0/10:0/7
 2006 Christer Axelsson Sweden Multicenter LUCAS out of hospital Not reported 49/105:50/105 35/105:36/105 4/105:2/105
 2006 Marcus Eng Hock Ong USA single center AutoPulse out of hospital 8/101:16/96 101/499:96/278 54/485:58/277 14/486:27/278
 2006 Al Hallstrom USA and Canada Multicenter AutoPulse out of hospital 28/371:12/391 Not report 37/373:23/394 Not reported
 2011 David Smekal Sweden Multicenter LUCAS out of hospital Not reported 23/73:30/75 15/73:18/75 7/73:6/75
 2012 Marcus Eng Hock Ong Singapore Multicenter Autopulse out of hospital 2/6:13/16 103/459:195/552 6/459:18/552 2/6:13/16
 2014 Sten Rubertsson Sweden, Netherlands and UK Multicenter LUCAS out of hospital 100/1289:108/1300 466/1289:460/1300 809/1289:841/1300 118/1289:117/1300
 2015 Sebastian Zeiner Austria single center LUCAS and AutoPulse out of hospital 113/154:19/31 113/154:2/5 236/655:82/239 236/655:13/44 Not reported 117/655:31/239 117/655:5/44
 2015 Gavin D Perkins UK Multicenter LUCAS out of hospital 168/2815:77/1649 Not reported 193/2819:104/1652 Not reported
In-hospital
 1978 George J. Taylor USA single center Thumper in hospital Not reported 10/26:10/24   2/26:3/24
 1993 Henry R. Halperin USA single center vest CPR in hospital Not reported 3/17:8/17   Not reported
 2010 Lu Xiaoguang China single center Thumper in hospital Not reported 28/74:42/76   11/74:25/76
  1. a CPC cerebral performance category, b ROSC return of spontaneous circulation