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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

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


SmartAssist® Technology Cardiac Output Metrics for Patient Management and Weaning

Dave Weber, PhD, reviews how SmartAssist technology determines and tracks trends in cardiac output and cardiac power output.


Identifying Patients Who Would Benefit from Complete Revascularization

Cindy Grines, MD, FACC, MSCAI, reviews data from randomized trials, meta-analyses, and clinical registries.


SmartAssist in Protected PCI

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