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Anterograde perfusion in acute limb ischemia secondary to vascular occlusive cardiopulmonary support.

Authors
  • Jaski, B E
  • McClendon, P S
  • Branch, K R
  • Favrot, L K
  • Smith, S C Jr
  • Lamphere, J
  • Dembitsky, W P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1995
Volume
35
Issue
4
Pages
373–376
Identifiers
PMID: 7497514
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Cardiopulmonary support (CPS) can resuscitate a patient with circulatory collapse during high-risk interventional procedures, although vascular complications may accompany its use. We report a patient with cardiogenic shock secondary to myocardial infarction who required extended CPS support associated with acute infarct-related coronary artery angioplasty and stent placement. Leg ischemia due to an occlusive cannula was resolved using a percutaneous anterograde perfusion device. In general, such devices may have application in patients dependent on mechanical support associated with limb ischemia.

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