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SmartAssist® Technology

Designed to Improve Outcomes with Real-Time Intelligence

Innovative Solutions for Challenging Patients

Optical Sensor and Advanced Metrics

  • Pump re-positioning without image guidance*
  • Better, faster resolution of suction alarms
  • Earlier identification of right heart failure
  • Assist in hemodynamic assessment and successful weaning guidance

* When “Position in Ventricle” alarm is triggered 

Ease of Patient Management

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Impella® Heart Pump

SmartAssist provides greater hemodynamic support and ease of use; new sensor technology for confident positioning; faster, simplified set-up

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Real-Time Advanced and Intelligent Metrics

Weaning trends of LVEDP and MAP assist in hemodynamic assessment and successful weaning; better and faster resolution of suction alarms; earlier identification of right heart failure; displays and calculates CPO

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Impella Connect®

Collaborative patient management; cloud-based, remote monitoring for better patient outcomes; access to clinical expertise; streamlined continuity of care

Resources for Health Care Professionals


Impella CP® with SmartAssist® Quick Tips

Inder Singh, MD, MS, discusses how the hemodynamic metrics can assist a heart team in decision-making.


Facilitating Impella® Weaning and Explant Decision-Making

Raj Patel, MD, presents how SmartAssist helps him make decisions about explanting and weaning.


Impressive Survival and Heart Recovery Rates with Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

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


  1. FDA Approved, PMA Supplement, 2018