Posts Tagged ‘cardiogenic shock’

November 18th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: November 18th

This week’s topics include the VA-NEPHRON-D and IABP-SHOCK II trials, a study of the sex differences in ACS symptoms among young patients, and more.

October 8th, 2012

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: October 8th

This week’s topics include beta-blockers and the lack of a cardioprotective effect for certain patients; intra-aortic balloon support for MI with cardiogenic shock; prasugrel vs. clopidogrel for acute coronary syndromes without revascularization; CRP, fibrinogen, and CVD prediction; and a comparison of thrombectomy devices for acute ischemic stroke.

August 27th, 2012

IABP Randomized Trial Delivers a Shock

The lead author of the IABP-SHOCK II trial discusses the practical implications of his study group’s findings.

August 27th, 2012

ESC: No Benefit of Intraaortic Balloon Counterpulsation in Cardiogenic Shock

Despite a lack of evidence, circulatory support with intraaortic balloon counterpulation (IABP) has a class 1 recommendation in the guidelines and is often used in patients in cardiogenic shock following myocardial infarction for whom early revascularization is planned. That situation may change soon, as no benefit was found for the use of IABP in the […]