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Table 5 Percentage of patients that presented with ONLY Asystole as presenting rhythm that did or did not meet mortality outcomes stratified upon whether cardiac motion was visualized on point-of-care ultrasound. Cumulative statistics also included

From: Prognostic value of point-of-care ultrasound during cardiac arrest: a systematic review

StudyOutcomeN+ Outcome / + Cardiac Motion+ Outcome / - Cardiac Motion- Outcome / - Cardiac Motion- Outcome / + Cardiac Motion
Salen et al. [12]ROSC360% (0/0)0% (0/36)100% (36/36)0% (0/0)
Kim et al. [13]ROSC390% (0/0)53.8% (21/39)46.2% (18/39)0% (0/0)
Tomruk et al. [10]ROSC7780% (4/5)43.1% (31/72)56.9 (41/72)20% (1/5)
Blaivas et al. [14]Hospital Admission650% (0/0)0% (0/65)100% (65/65)0% (0/0)
Salen et al. [6]Hospital Admission360% (0/3)3% (1/33)97% (32/33)100% (3/3)
Aichinger et al. [11]Hospital Admission20100% (1/1)5.3% (1/19)94.7% (18/19)0% (0/1)
Breitkreutz et al. [16]Hospital Admission3769.2% (9/13)16.7% (4/24)83.3% (20/24)30.8% (4/13)
Cebicci et al. [8]24-h survival2900% (2/2)0% (0/288)100% (288/288)0% (0/2)
TOTAL 60066.7% (16/24)10.1% (58/576)89.9% (518/576)33.3% (8/24)