Successful Left-Heart Decompression during Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in an Adult Patient by Percutaneous Transaortic Catheter Venting

Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA ECMO) is widely used in patients with cardiogenic shock. Insufficient decompression of the left ventricle (LV) is considered a major factor preventing adequate LV recovery. A 40-year-old male was diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction, and r...

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Main Authors: Tae Hee Hong, Joung Hun Byun, Byung Ha Yoo, Sang Won Hwang, Han Yong Kim, Jae Hong Park
Format: Article
Published: Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2015-06-01
Series:Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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