Percutaneous placement of an intra-aortic balloon pump in the left axillary/subclavian position provides safe, ambulatory long-term support as bridge to heart transplantation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Heart Failure
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Prosthesis Implantation

abstract

  • Percutaneous insertion of an IABP through the left axillary artery is a feasible and relatively well-tolerated strategy to bridge patients with end-stage heart failure to heart transplantation. This form of mechanical-device treatment permits upright sitting and ambulation in those requiring extended support.

publication date

  • October 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jchf.2013.06.002

PubMed ID

  • 24621970

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 382

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 1

number

  • 5