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April 19, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Adjusting the LV Placement Signal

This Impella skills video demonstrates how to adjust the LV placement signal for the Impella CP® with SmartAssist® and Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®.

April 15, 2021

First Patient Enrolled in PROTECT IV Randomized Controlled Trial of Impella® Heart Pumps

The PROTECT IV RCT will leverage advancements in technology and best practices learned since the completion of the PROTECT II RCT and the FDA pre-market approval for Impella 2.5® for high-risk PCI. 

April 14, 2021

Using the Repositioning Guide with SmartAssist®

This Impella® Skills video demonstrates how to reposition the Impella CP® with SmartAssist® or the Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® using the Repositioning Guide. 

April 8, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Insertion Steps for the Impella CP® with SmartAssist®

This Impella skills video demonstrates the insertion steps for the Impella CP with SmartAssist.

April 8, 2021

Live Case: High-Risk PCI with Atherectomy, Stenting, and Impella® Support

This live case highlights high-risk PCI involving a calcified graft lesion treated with orbital atherectomy and stenting with Impella heart pump hemodynamic support.

March 24, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Case Start for Impella 2.5® and Impella CP®  

This Impella skills video demonstrates how to set up and start a case with the Impella 2.5 or Impella CP.

March 15, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Single-Access Technique for Impella CP® and Impella CP® with SmartAssist®

This Impella skills video describes the single-access technique for the Impella CP and Impella CP with SmartAssist.

March 10, 2021

Early MCS with Impella® and V-A ECMO in Refractory Cardiogenic Shock

Jörn Tongers, MD, discusses early combined mechanical circulatory support with an Impella heart pump and V-A ECMO in patients with refractory cardiogenic shock. 

March 3, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Entering Cardiac Output

This Impella skills video demonstrates how to enter cardiac output into the Automated Impella Controller™ for Impella CP® with SmartAssist® and Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®.

March 1, 2021

Italian Paper Evaluates Completeness of Revascularization in Complex CAD

Sergio Leonardi, MD, and Stefano De Servi, MD, discuss their paper evaluating completeness of revascularization in patients with complex, stable CAD who underwent PCI.

March 1, 2021

Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® Experience Presented at STS 2021

Edward Soltesz, MD, describes worldwide experience with the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist heart pump in this presentation from the 2021 STS annual virtual meeting.

February 26, 2021

Expert Strategies for Management of Post-Cardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock

Scott Silvestry, MD, and a panel of surgeons take a comprehensive look at post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock and its management today.

February 23, 2021

Impact of Impella® on Dissected Coronary Artery Hemodynamics

Kiyotake Ishikawa, MD, discusses his paper on the impact of Impella on dissected coronary artery hemodynamics in a porcine model.

February 16, 2021

Team Approach to the Management of Shock: Identifying and Managing AMI Cardiogenic Shock (Part 1)

William O’Neill, MD, Navin Kapur, MD, Amir Kaki, MD, Junya Ako, MD, and Daniel Burkhoff, MD, discuss identification and management of AMI cardiogenic shock in part 1 of this 4-part TAMS virtual event.

February 16, 2021

Team Approach to the Management of Shock: AMI Cardiogenic Shock Cases and Discussion (Part 2)

Jeffrey Marbach, MD, and Haval Chweich, MD, present 3 cases for discussion with William O’Neill, MD, and Navin Kapur, MD, in part 2 of this 4-part TAMS virtual event.