Mechanical circulatory support can be difficult for patients with thoracoabdominal aortic disease. We herein describe a counterpulsation technique using an intra-graft balloon pump that can be safely used in the setting of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm remaining immediately after aortic root and arch replacement coupled with coronary artery bypass grafting.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine