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July 22, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Impella 5.0® Insertion Using the Silicone Plug Technique

This Impella skills video demonstrates insertion of the Impella 5.0® using the silicone plug technique.

July 16, 2021

Automated Impella Controller™ Overview

This Impella® skills training video demonstrates the main functions of the Automated Impella Controller (AIC) and describes the components and display screens.

July 8, 2021

Protected PCI for Superior Long-Term Outcomes

Gregg Stone, MD, and Duane Pinto, MD, host this panel discussion from SCAI 2021 of Protected PCI and diagnosis and treatment of high-risk and complex coronary disease.

July 6, 2021

Transporting a Patient on Impella® Heart Pump Support

Learn about Impella heart pumps and how to transport patients, monitor pump position, and troubleshoot during patient transport.

June 25, 2021

Standardizing Definition and Methodology for Complete Revascularization

Ziad Ali, MD, discusses his recently published paper “Standardizing the Definition and Analysis Methodology for Complete Coronary Artery Revascularization” published in JAHA.

June 24, 2021

CRT 2021: Essential Skills for Complex and High-Risk PCI

Alex Truesdell, MD, provides a high-level overview of essential skills for performing complex and high-risk PCI at the CRT 2021 virtual annual symposium.

June 22, 2021

Managing Cardiogenic Shock: A Case-Based Approach

Alex Truesdell, MD, and Michele Voeltz, MD, co-host this case-based discussion of managing cardiogenic shock with Benham Tehrani, MD, Reshad Garan, MD, Katherine Kunkel, MD, and Timothy Smith, MD.

June 17, 2021

Potential Clinical Opportunities of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Manreet Kanwar, MD, introduces clinicians to the concepts of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and their potential clinical applications in research and patient outcomes.

June 15, 2021

Hemolysis FAQ

Learn more about what hemolysis is, how it is measured, and how Impella® is designed to minimize hemolysis.

June 14, 2021

AATS 2021 Master Surgery Class: Axillary and Direct Aortic Insertion of Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

Eminent cardiac surgeons perform and discuss axillary and direct aortic insertion of Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® in this AATS 2021 Master Surgery Class. 

June 14, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Impella RP® Insertion

This Impella skills video demonstrates insertion of the Impella RP®.

June 11, 2021

Striving for Complete Revascularization Improves Outcomes

Cindy Grines, MD, discusses the efficacy of extensive revascularization with Impella® in this presentation from the 2021 American College of Cardiology virtual scientific session. 

June 4, 2021

CRT 2021: Imaging-Guided Protected PCI with Ziad Ali, MD

Ziad Ali, MD, presents a case study illustrating imaging-guided PCI in the context of high-risk Protected PCI at the CRT 2021 virtual annual symposium. 

June 4, 2021

Managing Patients with Short-Term Mechanical Circulatory Support

Tim Balthazar, MD, discusses his paper reviewing timing, selection, positioning, and escalation decisions for managing patients with short-term mechanical circulatory support.

May 27, 2021

Hospital to Home: Walking and Talking with Abiomed Breethe OXY-1 System™

Bart Griffith, MD, presents and leads a panel discussion on clinical experience with the Abiomed Breethe OXY-1 System™.