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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Thrombolysis during Resuscitation for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest — NEJM

Thrombolysis during Resuscitation for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest — NEJM: "Thrombolysis during Resuscitation for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest"

CONCLUSIONS

When tenecteplase was used without adjunctive antithrombotic therapy during advanced life support for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, we did not detect an improvement in outcome, in comparison with placebo. (ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT00157261.)