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Cardiac and Vascular Surgeons

Resources to improve outcomes for surgical patients

Abiomed Breethe OXY-1 System™ Provides Cardiopulmonary Support for Heart and Lung Failure Patients

The OXY-1 System is designed with an advanced gas exchange technology, including an innovative oxygen concentrator that provides full patient support with reduced O2 demand.

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Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

A heart pump designed for surgeons with forward flow and intelligent patient management

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Abiomed Breethe OXY-1 System™

An easy-to-use, compact cardiopulmonary support system, with an integrated oxygen concentrator that provides an independent oxygen source designed to support mobility

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

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


OR and ICU Checklist Best Practices for Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

Impella trainer, Kevin Ray, MS, RT(R), CV, provides a checklist including steps to perform pre-insertion, during insertion, and post-insertion.


Expert Strategies for Management of Post-Cardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock

Scott Silvestry, MD, and a panel of surgeons take a comprehensive look at post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock and its management today.

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Education and Resources

Explore case reviews, clinical data, ongoing studies, best practice resources, patient management tips and more

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Surgical Management of Cardiogenic Shock

Explore patient identification, clinical evidence, procedure and patient management resources

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Calculators and Tools

Support patient management with instant CPO/PAPI and heparin rate calculators to help achieve the best patient outcomes

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