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BACKGROUND Intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) is frequently used in cardiac surgery in order to prevent or treat low cardiac output syndrome. Although being widely used and forming the first line therapy in these haemodynamically unstable patients despite maximal medication, optimal timing for IABP insertion is still discussed. This retrospective study(More)
BACKGROUND Although the efficacy and safety of transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) have been improved with new devices, careful patient selection is essential and awkward complications associated with the procedure persist. Despite a gradual reduction in the delivery system size and the development of access site arterial closure(More)
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