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Severe aeroportia in a patient with acute myocardial infarction, complicated by acute ischaemic bowel syndrome
  1. H-T Hsin,
  2. J-J Hwang,
  3. H-J Lo

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An 83 year old woman presented with acute anterior myocardial infarction, Killip class I. She received percutaneous coronary intervention for ensuing cardiogenic shock. An intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) was applied via the right femoral route. The patient’s haemodynamics became stable within two hours and all inotropes were discontinued. Further episodes of hypotension, sinus tachycardia, …

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