Left Ventricular Pump Failure: General Considerations for Management

Arashk Motiei, David R. Holmes, Christopher E. Buller

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCardiogenic Shock
Number of pages29
ISBN (Print)9781405179263
StatePublished - Jul 16 2009


  • Classic clinical syndrome of cardiogenic shock due to LV failure
  • Echocardiography
  • Ejection fraction (EF) in SHOCK trial
  • Emergency coronary angiography in cardiogenic shock
  • Intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) and mechanical ventilation
  • Left ventricular pump failure
  • Pharmacologic circulatory support
  • ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
  • Surgically implanted LVADs in cardiogenic shock

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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