Early application of an intra-aortic balloon pump in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction scheduled for elective percutaneous coronary intervention.

TitleEarly application of an intra-aortic balloon pump in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction scheduled for elective percutaneous coronary intervention.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsLi Z, Dong P, Liu X, Yang X, Wang K, Li Z, Zhao Y, Jin G, Li Z, Li C
JournalThe Journal of international medical research
Volume41
Issue3
Pagination754-61
Date Published2013 Jun
Abstract

This study evaluated the effect of early application of intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) counterpulsation in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI), scheduled for elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0061053
Alternate JournalJ. Int. Med. Res.