Skip to main content

Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the DIC patients

From: Disseminated intravascular coagulation with the fibrinolytic phenotype predicts the outcome of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

  DIC  
  Hyperfibrinolysis No (135) Hyperfibrinolysis Yes (73) p Value
Age (year) 70 (58–79) 73 (59–82) 0.091
Male sex (n,%) 78 (57.8) 46 (63.0) 0.554
Causes of cardiac arrest
 Cardiac (n,%) 54 (40.0) 32 (43.8) 0.659
Initial rhythm
 Shockable rhythm (n,%) 22 (16.3) 8 (11.0) 0.408
Witnessed arrest 59 (43.7) 33 (45.2) 0.884
Bystander CPR (n,%) 28 (20.7) 22 (30.1) 0.173
Shock by EMT (n,%) 27 (20.0) 17 (23.3) 0.597
Therapeutic hypothermia (n,%) 30 (22.2) 10 (13.7) 0.146
DIC score 5 (4–5) 5 (4.5–6) 0.000
SIRS score 3 (3–4) 4 (3–4) 0.359
SIRS (n,%) 135 (100) 73 (100)
SOFA day 0 score 8 (6–11) 10 (7–13) 0.001
MODS day 0 (n,%) 23 (17.0) 26 (35.6) 0.004
MODS day 5 (n,%) 36 (26.7) 31 (42.5) 0.029
Outcome death (n,%) 64 (47.4) 50 (68.5) 0.004
  1. CNS central nervous system, VF ventricular fibrillation, PEA pulseless electrical activity, VT ventricular tachycardia, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, EMT emergency medical technician, DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation, SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, MODS multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
\