Lengthened intraaortic balloon tubing for intraoperative use.


Journal Article

The intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) is being used with increasing frequency during surgical procedures. The standard length of balloon tubing requires the IABP console to be close to the operating table. This creates a possibility of contamination. A longer balloon tubing is described that permits an increased distance between console and operating table without decreasing effective augmentation.

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Cited Authors

  • Curtis, SE; Wechsler, AS; Oldham, HN

Published Date

  • March 1, 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 270 - 271

PubMed ID

  • 7362318

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7362318

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4975

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0003-4975(10)61884-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands