Intra-aortic balloon pump in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: results of the ALKK-PCI registry

@article{Zeymer2012IntraaorticBP,
  title={Intra-aortic balloon pump in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock: results of the ALKK-PCI registry},
  author={Uwe Zeymer and Mathias Hochadel and K. Hauptmann and Klaus Wiegand and Burghard Schuhmacher and Johannes Brachmann and Anselm Kai Gitt and Ralf Zahn},
  journal={Clinical Research in Cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={102},
  pages={223-227}
}
The recommendation for the use of the intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) as adjunct in patients with cardiogenic shock undergoing primary PCI in current guidelines is controversial. We sought to investigate the use and impact of the outcome of IABP in current practice of percutaneous coronary interventions in Germany. Between January 2006 and December 2011, a total of 55,008 consecutive patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing PCI in 41 hospitals were enrolled into the prospective… CONTINUE READING
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