Are two crutches better than one? The ongoing dilemma on the effects and need for left ventricular unloading during veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Roberto Lorusso*

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Abstract

This article refers to 'Concomitant implantation of Impella (R) on top of veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation may improve survival of patients with cardiogenic shock' by F.Pappalardo et al., published in this issue on pages 404-412.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413-415
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean journal of heart failure
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017

Keywords

  • CARDIOGENIC-SHOCK
  • MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION
  • IMPELLA
  • SUPPORT
  • MANAGEMENT
  • TRENDS

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