Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-2021

Publication Title

Interv Cardiol Clin

Abstract

Mechanical circulatory support devices are increasingly used for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock. These devices provide different levels of univentricular and biventricular support, have different mechanisms of actions, and provide different physiologic effects. Institutions require expert teams to safely implant and manage these devices. This article reviews the mechanism of action, physiologic effects, and data as they relate to the utilization of these devices.

PubMed ID

33745667

Volume

10

Issue

2

First Page

169

Last Page

184

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