IABP- Rapid gas loss-Why??

  1. Dear all,

    May i know what are the possibility causes of 'Rapid Gas Loss' for IABP (Datascope)?

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  3. by   CNL2B
    Leak in the cannister would be my guess.
  4. by   Esme12
    hole in tubing......balloon rupture.....bad connections.......major equiptment failure........leaking tank/cannister or bad seal/connection to cannister.....can you hear it? if so it is an external problem if not act fast it may be a balloon rupture
  5. by   pawashrn
    Datascope has an 800 number on their equipment. You can hook-up a phone line and they see what you see and can help you trouble shoot.