Invasive strategies following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Learning Objectives

  • To learn indications for immediate coronary angiography and optimal PCI strategy
  • To understand the role of hypothermia and clarify neurological outcome
  • To learn when and how to use haemodynamics assist-devices and implantable cardiac defibrillator

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Introduction and objectives
  • Indications for immediate coronary angiography and optimal PCI strategy
  • Hypothermia - For whom, why and how?
  • Optimal post-resuscitation treatment and neurological prognostication?
  • When and which assist device if no spontaneous circulation is restored?
  • Which resuscitated patients need an implantable cardiac defibrillator?
  • Take-home message