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A Survival Case of Cardiogenic Shock due to Left Main Coronary Artery Myocardial Infarction: Successful Cooperation with On-Site Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Helicopter Emergency Medical Service.
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PMID:  22821098     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 54-year-old man was referred to a local hospital, located about 90 km from our hospital, with cardiogenic shock due to left main coronary artery infarction (LMCA-MI). Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was performed under intra-aortic balloon pumping (IABP) support, but resulted in insufficient reperfusion and his condition worsened. The helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) rapidly transported the patient to our hospital. After percutaneous cardio-pulmonary support system (PCPS) insertion, PCI could establish the coronary flow. A series of intensive therapies saved the patient. The cooperation of medical and emergency service system following revascularization and intensive care saved the patient with LMCA-MI accompanied by cardiogenic shock.
Yuichi Kimura; Keisuke Ohba; Hitoshi Sumida; Kenichi Tsujita; Toyoki Hirose; Hideki Maruyama; Shiro Hirai; Koichi Kaikita; Seiji Hokimoto; Seigo Sugiyama; Hisao Ogawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1845-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Japan.
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