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Intraaortic balloon pumping through the common iliac artery: management of the ambulatory intraaortic balloon pump patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10723787     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Indications for use of the intraaortic balloon pump have expanded as advances in the treatment of heart disease have continued. The intraaortic balloon pump is the most widely used circulatory assist device inserted as short term or long term therapy. Because the percutaneous femoral artery approach requires bedrest, new techniques for intraaortic balloon pump insertion that allow greater mobility are being developed for patients who require long term ventricular support. The goal of ambulation in these patients is to prevent potential complications associated with prolonged immobility. This paper reviews the use of the common iliac artery as an alternate site for intraaortic balloon pump insertion that allows the patient to ambulate and exercise. Pre and post procedure management as well as potential complications of intraaortic balloon pump insertion are discussed.
K Garrett; K L Grady
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Progress in cardiovascular nursing     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0889-7204     ISO Abbreviation:  Prog Cardiovasc Nurs     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-04-05     Completed Date:  2000-04-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8704064     Medline TA:  Prog Cardiovasc Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  14-20     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Rush University, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612-3832, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Ambulatory Care*
Equipment Failure
Iliac Artery*
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping / adverse effects,  methods*,  nursing
Patient Care Planning
United States

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