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Table 3 Comparison of angiographic characteristics between non-survivors and survivors

From: Predictors of survival following extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in patients with acute myocardial infarction-complicated refractory cardiac arrest in the emergency department: a retrospective study

  Non-survivors Survivors p
n = 30 n = 7
Coronary angiographic findings    0.157**
 Spasm 3 (10%) -
 Left main 1 (3%) 2 (29%)
 One vessel 6 (20%) -
 Two vessels 11 (37%) 3 (43%)
 Three vessels 9 (30%) 2 (29%)
Infarction-related artery    0.285**
 Left main 8 (27%) 4 (57%)
 Left anterior descending 10 (33%) 1 (14%)
 Right coronary artery 12 (40%) 2 (29%)
Percutaneous coronary intervention    0.302**
 Stent 19 (63%) 7 (100%)
 Balloon 5 (17%) -
 Failed 2 (7%) -
 No procedure 4 (13%) -
  1. Three patients showed spontaneous reperfusion in the coronary artery spam during the no-procedure period, but the procedure could not be pursued in one patient who had received bronchial artery embolization because of a continuing massive pulmonary hemorrhage.
  2. **Pearson chi-square test.