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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®.

October 4, 2023

Tampa General Heart Team: Early Experience with Impella RP Flex™ with SmartAssist®

Members of the heart team at Tampa General Hospital discuss their early experience with the Impella RP Flex™ with SmartAssist®.

September 22, 2023

Jerome Crowley, MD: Early Experience With Impella RP Flex™ with SmartAssist®

Jerome Crowley, MD, discusses his early experience with the Impella RP Flex™.

September 20, 2023

Robert Salazar, MD: Early Experience With Impella RP Flex™ with SmartAssist®

Robert Salazar, MD, discusses his early experience with Impella RP Flex™.

September 7, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Mattress Suture Technique

This Impella skills video demonstrates the mattress suture technique used during insertion of the Impella RP® heart pump.

June 14, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Impella RP® Insertion

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

May 19, 2021

Intra-aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) FAQs

This FAQ discusses how IABP works and the role of IABP in Protected PCI and cardiogenic shock.

October 30, 2019

NCSI Study: About 40% of AMICS Patients Develop Right Ventricular Dysfunction

Babar Basir, DO, discusses NCSI study findings on right ventricular dysfunction in AMI cardiogenic shock.

August 22, 2019

Impella RP® Support for Univentricular Shock

Navin Kapur, MD, uses Impella RP to effectively manage univentricular shock in a patient with right ventricular failure.

August 2, 2019

Right Heart Failure and the Impella RP® with SmartAssist® Heart Pump

This FAQ discusses the causes, incidence, and diagnosis of right heart failure and how the Impella RP with SmartAssist heart pump can support the right side of the heart.

October 2, 2017

Impella RP® Weaning Recommendations from Tim Larkin, MD

Dr. Tim Larkin describes his weaning protocol for the Impella RP heart pump during this physician Q&A session.