Access & Closure, Femoral Access, Insertion, Protected PCI
Tips for Impella® Femoral Access and Explant
Thomas Tu, MD, of Baptist Health Hospital discusses his approach for safely and effectively obtaining femoral artery access and techniques for placing a sheath in preparation for insertion of the Impella heart pump to avoid vascular complications. Topics include:
- Femoral access and removal
- Impella insertion and positioning technique
- Special situations including resheathing and alternative access
Tune in to learn tips, tricks and techniques for Impella access and insertion.