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Single Access During Impella® Hemodynamic Support

December 10, 2020

Matthew G. Whitbeck, MD, describes how the RAILWAY Sheathless Access System can be used with the single access technique

ECMELLA/ECpella versus ECMO

December 4, 2020

Benedikt Schrage, MD, is one of the first to publish his experience with ECMO and Impella®—a combination known as “ECpella™”.

Role of the PA Catheter in Managing Cardiogenic Shock

November 30, 2020

Complete hemodynamic profiling is associated with lower in-hospital mortality.

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

November 19, 2020

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

Complex Protected PCI Case with Thom Dahle, MD: Recorded Live with Panel Discussion 

November 17, 2020

Thom Dahle, MD, performs a percutaneous axillary Impella®-supported high-risk PCI procedure recorded live with panel discussion.

COVID-19 Cath Lab Insights from Jeffrey Moses, MD at Columbia

November 11, 2020

Jeffrey Moses, MD, reviews COVID-19 challenges thus far and shares insights gained for cardiac cath labs at Columbia University Medical Center.

Patient Management Topics for Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

November 8, 2020

Jessica Page, Global Impella® Trainer, discusses patient management topics for the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist platform.

Abstract Presentation Examining the Influence of Analytic Methodology on Clinical Outcomes

November 5, 2020

Jeffrey Moses, MD, presents an abstract investigating  the limitations of administrative databases and the potential to generate misleading or inconsistent conclusions. 

External Radial to Femoral Bypass Strategy for Managing Limb Ischemia

October 29, 2020

Hady Lichaa, MD, discusses the external radial to femoral bypass strategy featured in his recent case report published in Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions.

Intermediate-Term Left Ventricular Function Following Non-Emergent Impella Protected PCI: Restore EF Study

October 27, 2020

Mitul Patel, MD, shares intermediate-term results from RESTORE EF, a multicenter, prospective, observational, single-arm study that is still actively enrolling patients

Importance of Timing and Impact of Extensive Revascularization on Long-term Survival in Cardiogenic Shock

October 27, 2020

Giuseppe Tarantini, MD, PhD, FESC discusses insights from European multi-center studies regarding the timing and impact of extensive revascularization on long-term survival in cardiogenic shock.

Efficacy and Safety of ALL Impella Use in Japanese Patients With Drug-Resistant Acute HF: Insight From Japan J-PVAD Study

October 27, 2020

Junya Ako, MD, presents the interim analysis of data from 819 patients from the Japanese Registry for Percutaneous VAD (J-PVAD).

Clinical Relevance of Revascularization Extent in Protected PCI: Insight From Italian Studies

October 27, 2020

Francesco Burzotta, MD, discusses the clinical impact of revascularization extent in Protected PCI

Protected PCI in COVID-19 Era: The Rise in Importance of Complete Revascularization

October 27, 2020

Cindy Grines, MD, FACC, MSCAI discusses best practices for using percutaneous mechanical circulatory support to enable complete revascularization in complex and sick patients, especially during the current COVID-19 era

Achieving >70% AMICS Survival: Insights From National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative Study

October 27, 2020

William O'Neill, MD, shares insights from the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI) Study that are driving improved outcomes in patients with AMI cardiogenic shock.