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Expensive, large, and potential complications. But it can also save previously unsalvagable patients...
This one shows it is equal to REBOA in swine: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29661286
Interesting proposition for us in CPR in hemorrhagic arrest validated in a swine model:
Seems like it would also be efficacious in most non-traumatic arrests as a temporizing measure since it should boost perfusion pressure with a smaller effective systemic circuit to pressurize through compressions.