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March 5, 2018

Heart Team Approach to Treating Cardiogenic Shock

Alexander Truesdell, MD, discusses best practices based on his team’s real-world experience treating cardiogenic shock.

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.

August 23, 2017

Utility of the PAPi for Risk Stratification in the Setting of Acute Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction

The presence of RV dysfunction increases the risk of CS, high-grade AV-conduction block, and higher mortality.

May 8, 2017

Clinical Options for Minimizing Contrast Exposure and Reducing Contrast-Induced Kidney Injury Risk

Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (AKI) caused by iodinated contrast medium is associated with high morbidity and mortality in at-risk patients.

March 27, 2017

CTO Impact on the Long-Term Prognosis of Ischemic Systolic Heart Failure

This study shows that presence of CTO in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) with ischemic heart failure results in adverse long-term prognosis.

February 2, 2017

Femoral Closure Techniques, Including Manual Pressure for Hemostasis

Rahul Sharma, MD, discusses femoral closure including the importance of femoral angiograms, manual pressure technique for hemostasis, and post-cath orders.

June 23, 2016

How Impella 2.5® Provides Hemodynamic Support During Protected PCI

Watch how Impella 2.5® provides hemodynamic support during Protected PCI.