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Table 2 Neuro-prognostication tests in each category (C)

From: Categorization of post-cardiac arrest patients according to the pattern of amplitude-integrated electroencephalography after return of spontaneous circulation

  C1 C2 C3 C4
n = 20 n = 14 n = 10 n = 14
Clinical examination at 72 h post ROSC
 Patients who survived for > 72 h 20 14 8 14
  Motor response of GCS ≤ 2, n (%) 1/20 (5%) 4/14 (29%) 8/8 (100%) 14/14 (100%)
  Negative pupillary reflex, n (%) 0 2/14 (14%) 6/8 (75%) 8/14 (57%)
Diffuse anoxic injury on brain CTa, n (%) 0 2/14 (14%) 7/10 (70%) 11/14 (79%)
  1. ROSC return of spontaneous circulation, GCS Glasgow coma scale, CT computed tomography
  2. aApparent loss of the border of white and gray matter or diffuse brain swelling on initial or follow up brain CT