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Mechanical Circulatory Support.
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PMID:  25441039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The role for temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support is rapidly expanding. As the use of these technologies continues to grow, the emergency physician has an increasing opportunity to participate in the advancement of these potentially life-saving technologies. This review discusses the current role of the intra-aortic balloon pump in cardiogenic shock, describes the complications and management strategies for the critically ill patient with a left ventricular assist device, and explores the emerging role of ECMO in the emergency department for patients presenting in refractory cardiogenic shock and cardiac arrest.
John C Greenwood; Daniel L Herr
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Publication Detail:
Type:  REVIEW     Date:  2014-8-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-3    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  851-869     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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