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May 18, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® Direct Aortic Insertion

This Impella skills video demonstrates direct aortic insertion of the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist.

May 17, 2021

Optimizing Outcomes with Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

Rohan Goswami, MD, and panelists discuss advances in bridge to decision therapy and optimizing outcomes with Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist.

April 27, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® Insertion with Axillary Insertion Kit

This Impella skills video demonstrates insertion of the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist using the axillary insertion kit.

December 21, 2020

OR and ICU Checklist Best Practices for Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

These checklists include steps to perform pre-insertion, during insertion, post-insertion, prior to leaving the OR, and daily in the ICU

September 28, 2020

Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®: Echocardiography for Real-time Positioning

Learn when and how to use echocardiography to visualize in real-time the relationship of the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist to structures within the left ventricle.

February 26, 2019

Considerations for Impella vs. ECMO

Three physicians from the Cleveland Clinic discuss strategies for selecting the Impella® heart pump and/or ECMO as well as patient management and venting strategies.