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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 36

of 'Intraaortic balloon pump counterpulsation'

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The entrapped balloon: report of a possibly serious complication.
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Aru GM, King JT Jr, Hovaguimian H, Floten HS, Ahmad A, Starr A
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J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1986;91(1):146.
 
Entrapment of a balloon in the femoral artery at the site of insertion is described. A rupture in the balloon allowed the formation of a clot inside the balloon, which necessitated surgical removal.
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