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Impella Connect® Offers Remote Support in a Snowstorm

October 11, 2019

David Zlotnick, MD, describes the Impella Connect® system, which allows remote visualization of Automated Impella Controller™ (AIC) console data, has been valuable to his team.

Looking to Real-World Evidence in Cardiogenic Shock

October 7, 2019

William O’Neill, MD discusses cardiogenic shock treatment in light of the lack of randomized, controlled clinical trial data for cardiogenic shock.

Right Heart Hemodynamics: Key to Recognizing Need for Biventricular Support

October 6, 2019

Daniel Burkhoff, MD presents a HARVI simulation illustrating the importance of hemodynamics in managing biventricular failure.

RESTORE EF Study: Impact on EF at 60-180 days after High-risk PCI 

September 24, 2019

Jason Wollmuth, MD and Thom Dahle, MD discuss the RESTORE EF Study, which evaluates EF and clinical status at 60-180 days after high-risk PCI with Impella® support.

Protected PCI with Shockwave Assisted Large Bore Access

September 23, 2019

Andrew Goodman, MD, discusses Shockwave IVL technology and its benefits in facilitating treatment in protected PCI cases.

Shockwave Assisted Protected PCI with Brian Kolski, MD

September 23, 2019

Brian Kolski, MD, uses Shockwave intravascular lithotripsy balloon to dilate calcified lesions and enable Protected PCI.

Door-to-Unload (DTU) in STEMI Trial Summary: Pilot Trial and Pivotal Trial Design

August 27, 2019

Navin K. Kapur, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FAHA, discusses how acute cardiac unloading limits infarct scar formation in the context of the DTU-STEMI Pilot trial and Pivotal trial.

Impella RP® Support for Univentricular Shock

August 22, 2019

Navin Kapur, MD uses Impella RP® to effectively manage univentricular shock in a patient with right ventricular failure.

AMI Cardiogenic Shock Management with NCSI Study Algorithm

August 19, 2019

Excellent heart recovery results achieved in AMI cardiogenic shock case study by following the NCSI Study algorithm.

Standardize Your Approach to Large Bore Access to Limit Bleeding

August 14, 2019

Paul D. Mahoney, MD, describes a standardized approach for limiting bleeding in large bore femoral access.

Large Bore Femoral and Axillary Closure with Amir Kaki, MD

August 13, 2019

Amir Kaki, MD, discusses large bore femoral and axillary closure techniques as well as vascular closure devices currently on the market and in the pipeline. 

Alternative Access Sites for Large Bore Procedures with Rajiv Tayal, MD

August 13, 2019

Rajiv Tayal, MD, discusses axillary access techniques for large bore procedures as well as other alternative access skills for advanced interventional operators.

Assessing Impella® Heart Pump Position with Echocardiography

August 12, 2019

Echocardiography for assessing Impella position—a discussion with Clinical Support Specialist Michael Galvin, RDCS.

Right Heart Failure and the Impella RP® Heart Pump

August 2, 2019

This FAQ discusses the causes, incidence, and diagnosis of right heart failure and how the Impella RP(R) heart pump can support the right side of the heart.

What is the STEMI DTU™ Pivotal Trial?

August 2, 2019

The STEMI DTU pivotal trial is a prospective, multicenter, two-arm randomized controlled trial that plans to enroll 668 patients undergoing treatment for a STEMI heart attack.