Tag Intra-aortic Balloon Pump
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Intra-aortic Balloon Pump

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?
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Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Overview

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