The postoperative use of Impella as a ventricular assist device in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery: A case series and comparison.

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Summary of "The postoperative use of Impella as a ventricular assist device in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery: A case series and comparison."

Prophylactic placement of intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) for hemodynamic support has been used in high-risk patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. The use of the Impella CP (ICP) heart pump in high-risk patients undergoing CABG has not been reported. In this study, we report our experience using ICP and IABP devices in high-risk patients during the postoperative period.


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Name: Journal of cardiac surgery
ISSN: 1540-8191


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