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Verification of the Tip Position of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Catheter by Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

  • Min-Wen Yang
  • Kuo-Yang Wang
  • Kwok-Hon Chan
  • Tak-Yu Lee
  • Chung-Yuan Lin
Conference paper

Abstract

Coronary artery disease can now be treated with drugs or with surgery. In some patients with advanced disease, low cardiac output may develop after coronary bypass graft surgery (CABG). Appropriate measures are often required to ensure adequate perfusion of vital organs in such patients. Of the invasive measures for support of low cardiac output, intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) is most widely used. In common practice, fluoroscopy or radiography is used for guiding the insertion of the IABP catheter to the correct position. However, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) can also be used and is more convenient.

Keywords

Thoracic Aorta Transesophageal Echocardiography False Lumen Seldinger Technique Intraaortic Balloon 
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References

  1. 1.
    Steward JB, Khandheria BK, Oh JK, et al. Transesophageal echocardiography: technique, anatomic correlations, implementation, and clinical applications. Mayo Clin Proc 63: 649–680, 1988Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Min-Wen Yang
    • 1
  • Kuo-Yang Wang
    • 1
  • Kwok-Hon Chan
    • 1
  • Tak-Yu Lee
    • 1
  • Chung-Yuan Lin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyVeterans General Hospital-Taipei, National Yang-Ming Medical CollegeTaiwanROC
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesia and Critical CareThe University of ChicagoUSA

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