Which patients would benefit from an intra-aortic balloon pump prior to cardiac surgery?

Abstract

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether there is a group of patients who would benefit from a prophylactic intra-aortic balloon pump prior to cardiac surgery. Altogether 110 papers were found using the reported search, of which seven presented the best evidence to answer the… (More)

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@article{Dunning2003WhichPW, title={Which patients would benefit from an intra-aortic balloon pump prior to cardiac surgery?}, author={Joel Dunning and Brian F Prendergast}, journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery}, year={2003}, volume={2 4}, pages={416-9} }