10 minutes | Aug 25th 2017

From Collapse to Cath Lab: A New Pathway for Patients

In this episode, Nicole Kupchik, MN, RN, interviews Dr. Atman Shah, Clinical Director of the Section of Cardiology at the University of Chicago Medicine (UCM).

Dr. Shah shares how his organization is utilizing mechanical CPR and ECMO to support patients during cardiac arrest, with the intention to preserve the myocardium while PCI is being performed. He also discusses what factors guide his team in making critical decisions when delivering lifesaving care.

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