Added value of the DIC score and of D-dimer to predict outcome after successfully resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Published: 26 June 2018
Author(s): N. Buchtele, A. Schober, C. Schoergenhofer, A.O. Spiel, L. Mauracher, C. Weiser, F. Sterz, B. Jilma, M. Schwameis
Issue: June 2018
Section: Original Article

Recent Korean data suggest a high prevalence of overt disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and a good predictive performance of the ISTH DIC score in successfully resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.