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Comparison of Prognostic Performance between Neuron-Specific Enolase and S100 Calcium-Binding Protein B Obtained from the Cerebrospinal Fluid of Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survivors Who Underwent Targeted Temperature Management

  • kang, changshin
  • jeong, wonjoon
  • park, jung soo
  • you, yeonho
  • min, jin hong
  • cho, yong chul
  • ahn, hong joon
Publication Date
Apr 06, 2021
DOI: 10.3390/jcm10071531
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We compared the prognostic performances of serum neuron-specific enolase (sNSE), cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) NSE (cNSE), and CSF S100 calcium-binding protein B (cS100B) in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survivors. This prospective observational study enrolled 45 patients. All samples were obtained immediately and at 24 h intervals until 72 h after the return of spontaneous circulation. The inter- and intragroup differences in biomarker levels, categorized by 3 month neurological outcome, were analyzed. The prognostic performances were evaluated with receiver operating characteristic curves. Twenty-two patients (48.9%) showed poor outcome. At all-time points, sNSE, cNSE, and cS100B were significantly higher in the poor outcome group than in the good outcome group. cNSE and cS100B significantly increased over time (baseline vs. 24, 48, and 72 h) in the poor outcome group than in the good outcome group. sNSE at 24, 48, and 72 h showed significantly lower sensitivity than cNSE or cS100B. The sensitivities associated with 0 false-positive rate (FPR) for cNSE and cS100B were 66.6% vs. 45.5% at baseline, 80.0% vs. 80.0% at 24 h, 84.2% vs. 94.7% at 48 h, and 88.2% (FPR, 5.0%) vs. 94.1% at 72 h. High cNSE and cS100B are strong predictors of poor neurological outcome in OHCA survivors. Multicenter prospective studies may determine the generalizability of these results.

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