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Quantitative indices of intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) dependence during post-infarction cardiogenic shock.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7369898     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study attempts to quantitate post-infarction cardiogenic shock IABP dependence in instances of massive myocardial infarction with the use of hemodynamic indices plotted over time-course trajectories. Mortality is predicted when age and hemodynamic performance are also considered. It appears that post-infarction IABP dependence can be quantitated and that such information can be useful in considering diagnostic and therapeutic alternatives during the course of IABP support and cardiogenic shock. The analysis suggests that such IABP-dependent patients could be considered for therapeutic alternatives. They do not expire during the first 50 hours of IABP support and neither improve nor deteriorate during the second 50 hours of support. They remain in Class B without the occurrence of life-threatening ventricular dysrhythmias for a sufficient time for cardiac catheterization to determine the appropriateness of corrective procedures.
Authors:
J T Sturm; T M Fuhrman; S R Igo; D A Holub; M G McGee; J M Fuqua; J C Norman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Artificial organs     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0160-564X     ISO Abbreviation:  Artif Organs     Publication Date:  1980 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-06-25     Completed Date:  1980-06-25     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802778     Medline TA:  Artif Organs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Assisted Circulation* / instrumentation
Female
Hemodynamics
Humans
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping* / instrumentation,  methods
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / complications*,  physiopathology
Shock, Cardiogenic / drug therapy,  mortality,  physiopathology,  therapy*

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