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Fig. 2 | Annals of Intensive Care

Fig. 2

From: Intra-aortic balloon pump does not influence cerebral hemodynamics and neurological outcomes in high-risk cardiac patients undergoing cardiac surgery: an analysis of the IABCS trial

Fig. 2

(Reproduced with permission from Caldas et al. [22])

Ten-second continuous recording of blood pressure and cerebral blood flow velocity from 63-year-old male patient with IABP ratio 1:3, showing removal of the intra-aortic balloon pump at t = 6 s. This subject is representative of the frequent occurrence of cerebral blood flow velocity diastolic values that are negative or near zero following deflation of the balloon

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