Journal article

Short- and long-term outcomes of out -of -hospital cardiac arrest following ST -elevation myocardial infarction managed with percutaneous coronary intervention

Luke P Dawson, Diem Dinh, Stephen Duffy, Angela Brennan, David Clark, Christopher M Reid, David Blusztein, Dion Stub, Nick Andrianopoulos, Melanie Freeman, Ernesto Oqueli, Andrew E Ajani



AIM: Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is frequently associated with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and has a high mortality. We aimed to identify differences in characteristics and very long-term outcomes for STEMI patients with and without OHCA managed with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). METHODS: We analysed data from 12,637 PCI patient procedures for STEMI in the multi-centre Melbourne Interventional Group registry between January 2005 and December 2018. Multivariable models examined associations with OHCA presentation and 30-day mortality. Long-term outcomes were assessed through linkage with the Australian National Death Index. RESULTS: Compared with patients ..

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Awarded by NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship

Awarded by NHF Future Leader Fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

Professor Duffy's work is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) grant. Professor Reid is supported by a NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship (reference no. 1136372). A/Prof Stub is supported by a NHF Future Leader Fellowship (reference no. 101908), and a Viertel Foundation Clinical Investigator award.