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April 4, 2024

Successful Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) in Cardiogenic Shock Patients

Experts throughout Europe have contributed to this European Heart Journal supplement with articles discussing best practices for successfully managing mechanical circulatory support (MCS) in patients with cardiogenic shock.

April 3, 2024

A Decade of Progress in Cardiogenic Shock Treatment: DanGer Shock RCT, a Milestone in Cardiogenic Shock Trials

Mir B Basir, DO, discusses the impact of the DanGer Shock RCT in clinical practice, and looks into the future of AMI cardiogenic shock treatment and management.

March 29, 2024

Recognizing Patients as Candidates for Mechanical Circulatory Support Along the Spectrum of Cardiogenic Shock

This paper discusses the latest guidance for identifying patients with cardiogenic shock (CS) who are candidates for mechanical circulatory support (MCS).

March 1, 2024

Optimal Bail-Out and Complication Management Strategies in Protected High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With the Impella Heart Pump

In this article the authors describe techniques for Impella heart pump removal with or without pre-closure and discuss how to prevent and manage complications associated with large-bore femoral access.

February 13, 2024

Handling High-Risk Patients in the Catheterization Laboratory

This article describes how the interventional cardiology team handles high-risk patients in the cath lab, from procedural preparation and planning through procedural monitoring, as well as weaning strategies and access site management.

January 25, 2024

Clinical Presentation and In-Hospital Trajectory of Heart Failure and Cardiogenic Shock  

Jaime Hernandez, MD, and Bobbi Bogaev Chapman, MD, discuss the clinical presentation and in-hospital trajectory of heart failure and cardiogenic shock from Dr. Hernandez's most recent publication with the Shock Working Group.

January 19, 2024

Case Presentation by Alan Gass, M.D., FACC

Alan Gass, M.D., FACC from Westchester Medical Center presents a case of a 48-year-old male without prior medical history who presented to a local hospital with several hours of chest pain.

January 5, 2024

EuroPCR 2023 How to Optimize High-Risk PCI Patient Outcome: Opening and Session Objectives

Javier Escaned, MD, opens the session titled “How to optimize high-risk patient outcome?” at EuroPCR 2023.

January 5, 2024

EuroPCR 2023: Complete Revascularization with pVAD vs IABP

Vasileios Panoulas, MD, discusses data regarding completeness of revascularization in high-risk PCI with mechanical circulatory support (MCS) at EuroPCR 2023.

December 18, 2023

EuroPCR 2023: How To Optimize High-Risk PCI Patient Outcome: Discussion and Audience Interaction

Javier Escaned, MD, Nikos Werner, MD, Dirk Westermann, MD, and Vasileios Panoulas, MD, answer questions following the EuroPCR session “How to optimize high-risk patient outcome?”

November 15, 2023

Impella RP Flex with SmartAssist® Tip-to-Toe

Jason Richard provides a tip-to-toe review of the key features of the Impella RP Flex with SmartAssist®.

November 15, 2023

Echo for Impella®: How to Measure and Determine Proper Position

Michael Galvin, a clinical educator at Abiomed, discusses how to identify Impella components and measure Impella position using echocardiography.

November 14, 2023

Tampa General Heart Team: High-Risk Revascularization

Four physicians from the heart team at Tampa General Hospital discuss their approach to high-risk revascularization in patients with heart failure.

November 10, 2023

Echocardiography for Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

Michael Galvin discusses how to measure the position of the Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® using echocardiography.

November 8, 2023

Pre-Procedural Clinical Workup for Protected PCI

Fadi Al-Rashid, MD, discusses his publication on standard pre-procedural clinical workup for Protected PCI.