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Future Innovations

Innovative products that are smaller, smarter, and more connected to improve patient outcomes

Future Direction of Impella® Technology

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Break the small-bore barrier with Impella technology compatible with small-bore access and closure techniques

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Improve patient outcomes by using real-time intelligence to optimize positioning, management and weaning

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Impella Connect® and cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) allow clinicians to stay informed and connected to help guide clinical decision-making

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Investing in Clinical Data

Abiomed is committed to improving patient outcomes by leading in clinical research and real-world evidence. Abiomed supports clinical research and collects real-world data to improve patient outcomes through the cVAD Study®, the Impella Quality (IQ) Database, 24/7 clinical support, and on-going FDA pre- and post-market approval studies.

Resources for Health Care Professionals


Clinical Experience with Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® for Cardiogenic Shock

Danny Ramzy, MD, discusses his experience with the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist heart pump.


Impella Connect® Is Key to Troubleshooting

David Zlotnick, MD, describes how remote viewing of the Automated Impella Controller™ (AIC) console data has been valuable to his team.


SmartAssist in Protected PCI

Rajan Patel, MD, shares how SmartAssist technology helps him make decisions about explanting and weaning in high-risk PCI cases.