Registry study data finds the criteria to start extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) of age <75, time from emergency call to hospital arrival within 45 minutes and initial shockable rhythm to be predictive of good neurological outcomes and survival at one month.
Clinical outcomes among out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients treated by extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation: The CRITICAL study in Osaka. Resuscitation. 2022 Jun 14:S0300-9572(22)00568-8. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2022.06.007. Epub ahead of print.