Use of percutaneous cardiopulmonary support of patients with fulminant myocarditis and cardiogenic shock for improving prognosis.

@article{Kato1999UseOP,
  title={Use of percutaneous cardiopulmonary support of patients with fulminant myocarditis and cardiogenic shock for improving prognosis.},
  author={Shinzo Kato and Shin-ichiro Morimoto and Shinya Hiramitsu and Masanori Nomura and Takahide Ito and Hitoshi Hishida},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={623-5, A10}
}
Percutaneous cardiopulmonary support was used in 9 patients with fulminant myocarditis and cardiogenic shock. Although 2 of the patients died, 7 improved and were able to resume social activities. Percutaneous cardiopulmonary support should be administered routinely to patients with fulminant myocarditis developing into cardiogenic shock. 

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