'Safe to delay' angiogram in cardiac arrest survivors without ST elevation

Trial shows there is no mortality benefit of an immediate visit to the cath lab.

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Interventionist putting in a catheter

In patients resuscitated from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest who have no evidence of ST-segment elevation at recovery, immediate angiography may not be the best approach, a study suggests.

Immediate angiography in such patients produced no significant reduction in 30-day mortality compared with delayed or selective angiography, the