Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Trouble-shooting QA cardiovascular curveball. Your patient has poor cardiac output after CABGx4 and starts IABP
IABP one of your patients had poor cardiac output after a CABGx4 and required the insertion of an intra-aortic balloon pump, what do you do?
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) or intra-aortic counterpulsation device the balloon is inflated during diastole to increase coronary perfusion and then deflated during systole to decrease afterload
Cardiogenic Shock Literature: early revascularisation and the intra-aortic balloon pump IABP