A 52-year-old female with past medical history of diabetes mellitus, hypertension and chronic renal disease presented with nonischemic cardiomyopathy and left ventricular failure. On day one, an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) and Swan-Ganz catheter were placed uneventfully. The IABP metallic tip was positioned in the proximal descending aorta (Fig. 1).
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Published online: May 22, 2023
Accepted: May 1, 2023
Received in revised form: April 10, 2023
Received: February 12, 2023
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