Ventricular septal rupture (VSR) is a rare but life-threatening complication of acute myocardial infarction. We present a case of VSR-related refractory cardiogenic shock that was successfully managed with TandemHeart® followed by surgical repair.
Al-Ansari, Shehab; Kumar, Sachin; Nascimbene, Angelo; Patel, Manish K.; and Gregoric, Igor D.
"A Case of Inferior Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Ventricular Septal Rupture Leading to Cardiogenic Shock: Tandem Heart to the Rescue!,"
Journal of Shock and Hemodynamics: Vol. 1(1)
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