Despite emergency coronary revascularization coupled with medical stabilization, intra-aortic balloon pump and ventricular assist devices have significantly improved survival in patients with cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction, mortality still remains excessively high, being actually about 30-40%. Future research should focus on new therapeutic strategies, aimed to further decrease mortality rate of these patients.
|Translated title of the contribution||Cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction: Trends in management and outcome|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Recenti Progressi in Medicina|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 2010|
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