A case of intraaortic balloon pump catheter migration after an ascending aortic insertion, occurring 16 h postoperatively in a 48 year old man after myocardial revascularization, is presented. The prevention and management of this rare but serious complication of intraaortic balloon pumping is reviewed.

Unexpected complication of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation via the ascending aorta: balloon migration

SANTINI, Francesco;BERTOLINI, Paolo;MAZZUCCO, Alessandro
1997

Abstract

A case of intraaortic balloon pump catheter migration after an ascending aortic insertion, occurring 16 h postoperatively in a 48 year old man after myocardial revascularization, is presented. The prevention and management of this rare but serious complication of intraaortic balloon pumping is reviewed.
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