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March 10, 2021

Early MCS with Impella® and V-A ECMO in Refractory Cardiogenic Shock

Jörn Tongers, MD, discusses early combined mechanical circulatory support with an Impella heart pump and V-A ECMO in patients with refractory cardiogenic shock. 

March 3, 2021

Impella® Skills Video: Entering Cardiac Output

This Impella skills video demonstrates how to enter cardiac output into the Automated Impella Controller™ for Impella CP® with SmartAssist® and Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®.

March 1, 2021

Italian Paper Evaluates Completeness of Revascularization in Complex CAD

Sergio Leonardi, MD, and Stefano De Servi, MD, discuss their paper evaluating completeness of revascularization in patients with complex, stable CAD who underwent PCI.

March 1, 2021

Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® Experience Presented at STS 2021

Edward Soltesz, MD, describes worldwide experience with the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist heart pump in this presentation from the 2021 STS annual virtual meeting.

February 26, 2021

Expert Strategies for Management of Post-Cardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock

Scott Silvestry, MD, and a panel of surgeons take a comprehensive look at post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock and its management today.

February 23, 2021

Impact of Impella® on Dissected Coronary Artery Hemodynamics

Kiyotake Ishikawa, MD, discusses his paper on the impact of Impella on dissected coronary artery hemodynamics in a porcine model.

February 16, 2021

Team Approach to the Management of Shock: Identifying and Managing AMI Cardiogenic Shock (Part 1)

William O’Neill, MD, Navin Kapur, MD, Amir Kaki, MD, Junya Ako, MD, and Daniel Burkhoff, MD, discuss identification and management of AMI cardiogenic shock in part 1 of this 4-part TAMS virtual event.

February 16, 2021

Team Approach to the Management of Shock: AMI Cardiogenic Shock Cases and Discussion (Part 2)

Jeffrey Marbach, MD, and Haval Chweich, MD, present 3 cases for discussion with William O’Neill, MD, and Navin Kapur, MD, in part 2 of this 4-part TAMS virtual event.

February 16, 2021

Team Approach to the Management of Shock: Tailoring Therapy for AMI Cardiogenic Shock (Part 3)

Benham Tehrani, MD, Bartley Griffith, MD, and Babar Basir, DO, discuss tailoring therapy to patients in cardiogenic shock in part 3 of this 4-part TAMS virtual event.

February 16, 2021

Team Approach to the Management of Shock: Clinical Decisions Q&A and Transfer, Escalation and Weaning Cases (Part 4)

Following a Q&A session panelists present patient cases highlighting transfer, escalation and weaning in this final part of the 4-part TAMS virtual event.

February 9, 2021

Optimizing Patient Outcomes in Acute Severe Mitral Regurgitation

Christophe Vandenbriele, MD, discusses data on combining Impella with MitraClip to optimize outcomes in cardiogenic shock with acute severe mitral regurgitation secondary to AMI.

January 7, 2021

Alternatives for Treating Emergent Cardiogenic Shock

Transcaval access can help meet the urgent clinical need for mechanical circulatory support (MCS) for some patients with cardiogenic shock.

December 28, 2020

SmartAssist® Technology Cardiac Output Metrics for Patient Management and Weaning

Dave Weber, PhD, reviews how SmartAssist technology determines and tracks trends in cardiac output (CO) and cardiac power output (CPO) and how these metrics can be used to guide a successful Impella® heart pump weaning procedure.

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

December 21, 2020

Using Echocardiography for Impella® Positioning

TTE videos of proper and improper Impella CP® position