ICU Protocols pp 815-819 | Cite as

Intra-aortic Balloon Pump

  • Khusrav Bajan


A 55-year-old male patient was admitted to hospital with a history of chest pain for about 3 h. He was drowsy, extremities were cold, and his blood pressure was 84/60 mmHg. He was started on inotropic and vasopressor support, but he remained hypotensive.


Cardiogenic Shock Peripheral Artery Disease Left Subclavian Artery Myocardial Oxygen Supply Severe Peripheral Arterial Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emergency DepartmentP.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research CentreMumbaiIndia

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