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Death During Percutaneous Insertion of an Intraaortic Balloon Pump
Section of Cardiology, Lenox Hill Hospital,
Clinical associate professor of pathology,
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine,
(Received 12 January 1998; accepted 16 July 1998)
Intraaortic balloon counterpulsation is currently the most widely used mechanical technique for temporary support of the circulation. We report a rare fatal case of perforation of the right common iliac artery during percutaneous insertion of an IABP.
forensic science, forensic pathology, intraaortic balloon counterpulsation, vascular complications, sudden death, iatrogenic disease
Paper ID: JFS14479J
Title Death During Percutaneous Insertion of an Intraaortic Balloon Pump
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