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Intraaortic balloon counterpulsation: A retrospective clinical audit at a major Australian cardiothoracic tertiary referral hospital - 1995 to 2001

Lewis, Peter A., Townsend, Shane, Chapman, Helen M., Courtney, Mary D., & Coyer, Fiona M. (2003) Intraaortic balloon counterpulsation: A retrospective clinical audit at a major Australian cardiothoracic tertiary referral hospital - 1995 to 2001. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 31(2), p. 230.

Abstract

Intraaortic balloon counterpulsation (IABC) is an established treatment for the support of a failing heart. In the setting of cardiac failure, incidence of IABC utilisation can be grouped into five categories: post bypass; cardiogenic shock; acute myocardial infarction (MI) and MI extension; elective; and miscellaneous. The aim of this study was to compare published American and European insertion indications and mortality, with those experienced at a major Australian cardiothoracic tertiary referral hospital.

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ID Code: 338
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Published as an abstract. Reproduced here with permission from the publisher.
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Keywords: Intraaortic balloon counterpulsation, post bypass, cardiogenic shock, acute myocardial infarction (MI) and MI extension, elective
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 (Please consult author)
Deposited On: 02 Aug 2004
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:54

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