Access & Closure, Femoral Access, Insertion, Protected PCI

Large Bore Access with Impella CP® and 25 Centimeter Sheath


Sahil Parikh, MD, draws on his extensive experience to share best practices on large bore vascular access.

“It’s important to talk about first principles of femoral access and then talk about large bore access in the same conversation,” Dr. Parikh tells interviewer George Vetrovec, MD. Dr. Parikh details insertion of the Impella® heart pump using the 25 centimeter peel-away sheath which may facilitate insertion in challenging vasculature.

Watch the video to learn more about access and ideal patient management.



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