About the study
|Title||Study of Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Ventricular Fibrillation with Extracorporeal Circulation in Japan|
|Acronym||SAVE-J II study|
|Study design||A multicenter retrospective observational study.|
|Objective||The objective of this study is to examine the efficacy of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients in Japan.|
Trial Registration: UMIN-ID, UMIN000036490
All OHCA patients receiving ECPR from January 2013 to December 2018.
Inclusion criteria: 18 years and older, OHCA, receiving ECPR
Exclusion criteria: Family or other agents refuse to the registry of patient
Primary outcome: Favorable outcome at hospital discharge which is defined as Cerebral Performance Category (CPC) of 1 or 2.
Secondary outcome: Favorable outcome at 1 month, Survival rate at hospital discharge and 1 month, Complications.
- This study was supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research [C]) grant number JP19K09419.
- Public relations support by Japan Resuscitation Council
|Akihiko Inoue, MD, PhD.||Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Hyogo Emergency Medical Center|
|Toru Hifumi, MD, PhD.||Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, St. Luke’s International Hospital|
|Tetsuya Sakamoto, MD, PhD.||Department of Emergency Medicine, Teikyo University|
|Yasuhiro Kuroda, MD, PhD.||Department of Emergency, Disaster and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University|
Akihiko Inoue, Hyogo Emergency Medical Center, Kobe, Japan