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Evidence for Overturning the Guidelines in Cardiogenic Shock.
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PMID:  22920913     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction continues to be a devastating event associated with extremely high mortality. The results of the Intraaortic Balloon Pump in Cardiogenic Shock II (IABP-SHOCK II) trial,(1) now reported in the Journal, show that in patients with acute myocardial infarction and hemodynamic compromise who undergo revascularization, the routine use of an intraaortic balloon pump (IABP), as compared with standard therapy, does not improve survival.(1) Introduced nearly five decades ago,(2) IABP is now routinely used as an adjuvant treatment for myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock, on the basis of evidence that it is associated with . . .
Authors:
Christopher M O'Connor; Joseph G Rogers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
From Duke University, Durham, NC.
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