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Research Article

Therapeutic Hypothermia Reduces Oxidative Damage and Alters Antioxidant Defenses after Cardiac Arrest

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of 42 comatose in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients.

Normothermic ()Hypothermic ()All patients () value

Age—years (mean ± standard error)62.6 ± 1.460.6 ± 1.662.5 ± 1.1ns
Male patients—n (%)20 (64.5)7 (63.6)27 (64.3)ns
Time to ROSC—min (median ± min; max)8 ± (2; 20)6 ± (4; 16)8 ± (2; 20)ns
Survival—days (median ± min; max)8 ± (1; 693)16 ± (1; 163)8 ± (1; 693)ns
Presumed cause of arrest—number
Presumed cardiac origin7/313/1110/42
Presumed pulmonary origin6/311/117/42
Presumed hemorrhagic origin1/313/114/42
Presumed septic shock origin5/314/119/42
Unspecified origin12/3112/42
Comorbidities—number
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome5/311/116/42
Acute biliary pancreatitis1/311/42
Acute coronary syndrome1/111/42
Acute renal failure1/111/42
Acute respiratory infection2/312/42
Acute respiratory failure1/111/42
Anemia1/111/42
Anorexia1/111/42
Cancer2/314/116/42
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease1/311/42
Cirrhosis1/111/42
Cytomegalovirus1/311/42
Chronic renal failure4/311/115/42
Congestive heart failure2/312/42
Diabetes mellitus2/312/114/42
Enterorrhagia1/313/114/42
Gastroenteritis2/312/114/42
Hypertension3/313/42
Hypothyroidism1/311/42
Iron deficiency anemia1/311/42
Ischemic heart disease3/312/115/42
Meningoencephalitis1/311/42
Myocardial infarction4/311/115/42
Peripheral vascular disease1/311/42
Pneumonia2/311/113/42
Pulmonary embolism2/312/42
Sepsis6/314/1110/42
Stroke1/311/112/42
Tuberculosis2/312/114/42
Ulcer1/311/112/42

ROSC: return of spontaneous circulation; two patients in the normothermic group were alive 3 years after cardiac arrest.

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