[Fundamental features on percutaneous cardiopulmonary support]

Yukihiro Hayatsu, Yoshikatsu Saiki

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The fundamental features on percutaneous cardiopulmonary support (PCPS) were reviewed. The number of PCPS installation in Japan has been increasing especially in the area of emergency medicine and cardiology. All-in-one package for PCPS system is becoming a mainstream in clinical practice. It is considered to be crucial to understand the details in characteristics and pitfalls on respective products. The results of nation-wide questionnaire indicate that the detailed criteria for PCPS usage in clinical practice appear to be variable among facilities in Japan;therefore, the formulation of guideline and educational system for PCPS installation is required.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)652-656
Number of pages5
JournalKyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jul 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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