On a Saturday afternoon, motorcycle enthusiast Eddie Larnerd’s life was interrupted by a heart attack. He nearly died that day, if it wasn’t for his wife Debbie who performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the medical team who saved him using Getinge’s intra-aortic balloon pump.
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Dr. Felipe Gallego was on duty at InCor (Instituto do Coração do Hospital da Clínicas da FMUSP) when the Executive Director Assistant of the clinic one day came in with her father. He had chest pain which turned out to be a severe heart attack with cardiac arrest. Felipe and his team managed to save the patient using Getinge’s intra-aortic balloon pump.