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June 15, 2021

Hemolysis FAQ

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

November 19, 2020

Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® versus CentriMag™: Head-to-Head Comparison of Device Hemocompatibility

Marvin Slepian, MD, compares the hemocompatibility of Impella 5.5 to Centrimag discussing hemolysis, platelet activation, microparticle generation, and vWF alteration.

July 16, 2020

Best Practices for Patients Supported with Impella® (Part 3): Hemolysis

Benham Tehrani, MD, discusses hemolysis and how the Impella heart pump is designed to avoid hemolysis in part 3 of this 6-video series.

June 14, 2020

Troubleshooting Suspected Hemolysis in Patients Supported with Impella® Heart Pump

Jessica Page, global Impella trainer, reviews the clinical signs and symptoms of hemolysis and provides tips for reducing the risk of hemolysis in patients supported with the Impella heart pump.

February 17, 2020

Impella® Position is Key to Minimizing Hemolysis

Marvin Slepian, MD, explains hemolysis: what it is and how to minimize it.