Posts Tagged ‘intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation’

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.

August 30th, 2011

No Benefit for Routine Counterpulsation Found in CRISP AMI

Routine use of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation (IABC) in STEMI patients who do not have cardiogenic shock does not reduce infarct size, according to a new trial. Results from the CRISP AMI (Counterpulsation to Reduce Infarct Size Pre-PCI Acute Myocardial Infarction) trial were presented at the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Paris by Manesh Patel […]