Future Innovations

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

Future Direction of Impella® Technology


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


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


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.

Abiomed is committed to providing patients and health care providers with the highest quality devices and optimal cost-effective solutions.

We accomplish this through the relentless exploration of new ideas and approaches that allow us to address new clinical challenges for our customers and patients.

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.