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December 11, 2017

Large Bore Access: Q&A with Adhir Shroff, MD, MPH

Adhir Shroff, MD, discusses key elements of large bore femoral access. 

November 27, 2017

Culprit-Lesion-Only PCI Compared with Multivessel PCI is Associated with Better Survival in Multivessel Disease, CS, and AMI

Holger Thiele, MD, presented that percutaneous coronary intervention of the culprit lesion only is associated with a lower 30-day composite risk for severe renal failure or death compared with multivessel PCI in patients with multivessel disease, cardiogenic shock, and acute myocardial infarction

November 21, 2017

Case Review: Protected PCI for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Disease

Anthony Hilliard, MD, presents a case of high-risk PCI managed with atherectomy and support from the Impella CP® heart pump.

October 23, 2017

Protected PCI: Panel Discussion of Data and Best Practices in High-Risk Patients

John Lasala, MD, Bill O’Neill, MD, Bill Lombardi, MD, and Jeff Moses, MD discuss data regarding high-risk patients undergoing Protected PCI. 

October 10, 2017

Hemodynamic Benefits of Impella RP® Heart Pump for Right Heart Failure

William O’Neill, MD, and Mark Anderson, MD, discuss the hemodynamic benefits of using the Impella RP heart pump for right heart failure.

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 30, 2017

Large Bore Access with Impella CP® and 25 Centimeter Sheath

Sahil Parikh, MD, shares best practices on large bore vascular access, including use of the 25 cm peel-away sheath with Impella CP®.

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.

August 23, 2017

Renal Considerations in Cardiogenic Shock

Anand Prasad, MD, discusses renal considerations in cardiogenic shock.

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.

September 5, 2016

Why Complete Revascularization Should be the Standard for Most High-Risk PCI Cases

Jeffrey Moses, MD, explains why complete revascularization should be the standard for treating most high-risk PCI patients.

June 23, 2016

How Impella 2.5® Provides Hemodynamic Support During Protected PCI

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