Abiomed Cardiogenic Shock Protocol

The Impella 2.5, Impella 5.0 and Impella LD catheters, in conjunction with the Automated Impella Controller, are temporary ventricular support devices intended for short term use and indicated for the treatment of ongoing cardiogenic shock that occurs immediately following acute myocardial infarction or open heart surgery as a result of isolated left ventricular failure that is not responsive to optimal medical management and conventional treatment measures.