When not to treat could be the best option

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2022 Sep;100(3):338-339. doi: 10.1002/ccd.30378.


Treatment strategy of people who experienced an Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest without a ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction is still a matter of debate. Recent randomized trials and a meta-analysis comparing early. Against delayed coronary angiography in these patients did not find any improvement in short-term survival with the immediate approach strategy. Further studies are ongoing, whose results will help clarify the correct management of these OHCA-non STEMI patients.

Keywords: ACS - ACS/NSTEMI; ANCO - angiography; CAD - coronary artery disease; coronary.

Publication types

  • Meta-Analysis
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Coronary Angiography / methods
  • Humans
  • Myocardial Infarction*
  • Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest* / therapy
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention* / adverse effects
  • ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction* / diagnostic imaging
  • ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction* / therapy
  • Treatment Outcome