Systemic IV Heparin Rate Calculator
Anticoagulation Therapy with Impella® Heparin Infusion
Calculate Impella Delivered Heparin Rate
Abiomed recommends using a heparin concentration of 25 U/mL in the purge system. D5W with heparin 25 U/mL or 50 U/mL is acceptable.
Total heparin delivered to the patient should include heparin from both the Impella® heart pump’s purge system as well as the systemic IV heparin.
This information is provided for educational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Please follow the protocols established by your center. If you have any questions, please contact Abiomed’s Clinical Support Center at 1-800-422-8666.