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Table 4 Outcomes, characteristics, and post-cardiac arrest complications stratified by DBP

From: Post-resuscitation diastolic blood pressure is a prognostic factor for outcomes of cardiac arrest patients: a multicenter retrospective registry-based analysis

  DBP < 80 mmHg
N = 268
DBP > 80 mmHg
N = 180
p-value
Age (years) 0.386
 < 40 20 (7.5%) 15 (8.3%)  
 40–60 67 (25.0%) 55 (30.6%)  
 60–80 123 (45.9%) 81 (45.0%)  
 > 80 58 (21.6%) 29 (16.1%)  
Origin 0.147
 OHCA 215 (80.2%) 154 (85.6%)  
 IHCA 53 (19.8%) 26 (14.4%)  
Gender, male 161 (60.1%) 125 (69.4%) 0.043*
DM 109 (40.7%) 74 (41.1%) 0.926
HTN 148 (55.2%) 99 (55.0%) 0.963
CAD 71 (26.5%) 50 (27.8%) 0.764
HF 51 (19.0%) 40 (22.2%) 0.410
COPD 33 (12.3%) 19 (10.6%) 0.560
ESRD 38 (14.2%) 20 (11.1%) 0.343
Malignancy 35 (13.1%) 24 (13.3%) 0.933
Witness 206 (76.9%) 146 (81.1%) 0.283
Bystander CPR 166 (61.9%) 127 (70.6%) 0.060
Initial shockable rhythm 77 (28.7%) 68 (37.8%) 0.045*
Epinephrine dosage (mg) 0.106
 0–2 128 (47.8%) 107 (59.4%)  
 2–4 70 (26.1%) 39 (21.7%)  
 4–6 26 (9.7%) 13 (7.2%)  
 > 6 44 (16.4%) 21 (11.7%)  
CPR duration (min) 0.101
 < 10 65 (23.1%) 38 (21.1%)  
 10–20 75 (28.0%) 52 (28.9%)  
 20–30 51 (19.0%) 50 (27.8%)  
 > 30 80 (29.9%) 40 (22.2%)  
Cardiac etiology 117 (43.7%) 100 (55.6%) 0.015*
PCI 66 (24.6%) 57 (31.7%) 0.102
Bleeding 69 (25.7%) 46 (25.6%) 0.964
Arrhythmia 121 (45.1%) 66 (36.7%) 0.074
Infection 120 (44.8%) 84 (46.7%) 0.694
Seizure 80 (29.9%) 47 (26.1%) 0.389
Hypokalemia 166 (61.9%) 115 (63.9%) 0.676
Hypoglycemia 26 (9.7%) 22 (12.2%) 0.398
Survival 96 (35.8%) 86 (47.8%) 0.012*
CPC 1–2 39 (14.6%) 50 (27.8%) 0.001*
  1. DBP diastolic blood pressure, OHCA out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, IHCA in-hospital cardiac arrest, DM diabetes mellitus, HTN hypertension, CAD coronary artery disease, HF heart failure, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ESRD end-stage renal disease, CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ROSC return of spontaneous circulation, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention, CPC cerebral performance category
  2. *Indicates p-value < 0.05