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Impella Support Shock Algorithm

Specialist Opinions


  

How Twitter is Influencing Cardiologists

In this JACC contribution, Widmer an...

Case Reviews


  

Device Options, Patient Managment and Case Reviews

Ochsner Medical Center’s Dr. Rajan Patel presents practical Impella use and management strategies, and also tips and tric...

Case Reviews


  

Treatment Strategies for Complete Revascularization in Higher Risk Indicated Patients

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Dr. Carlos Alfonso shares a Protected PCI™ treatment strategy for compl...

Specialist Opinions


  

Treatment of Cardiogenic Shock with Impella

In this TCTMD webinar, sponsored by Abiomed, leading interventional cardiologists discuss the treatment path for AMI cardiogeni...

Specialist Opinions


ProtectedPCI

History of Primary PCI

ProtectedPCI.com’s Dr. Seth Bilazarian speaks with Detroit Medical Center’s Dr. Cindy Gri...

Journals


  

The Campeau Radial Paradox: Radial vs. Femoral Access [JACC]

A 2015 paper on the Campeau Radial Paradox in JACC Ca...

Hemodynamics


  

Impella Best Practices Based on 10 Years of Experience

The ProtectedPCI.com blogging team spoke with the Academic Medical Center’s Dr. Jose Henriques at the European Advanced H...

Case Reviews


  

Impella-Assisted Left Main Bifurcation Stenting

Columbia University Medical Center’s Dr. Philip Green presents Impella-Assisted Left Main Bifurcation Stenting during ST ...

Journals


  

2015 Consensus Recommendations on Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

The availability of percutaneous mechanical support (MCS) devices such as Impella®, TandemHeart, and ECMO requires cardiologis...

Data


  

How to Better Evaluate, Identify and Manage Shock Patients

Recently, Abiomed’s platform of Impella® heart pumps received FDA approval for the treatment of patients experiencing cardio...

Data


  

The FDA’s Shock Indication for the Impella

The FDA recently granted Abiomed approval to expand Impella™ 2.5 PMA to treat patients suffering cardiogenic shock following ...

Data


  

Significance of FDA Approval of Impella for Cardiogenic Shock

Listen to Dr. William W. O’Neill, Medical Director for the Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital, discus...

Case Reviews


  

Rotational Atherectomy in Conjunction with Impella Support

In this case review, Abiomed’s Dr. Seth Bilazarian speaks with Emory University’s Dr. Gautam Kumar about multi-vessel d...

Journals


  

Study Finds pVADs are Cost-Effective for High-Risk PCI

In the era of increasing healthcare costs, the cost-effectiveness of traditional versus emerging technologies is an ongoing con...

Case Reviews


  

Heart Team Approach Key to Successful Treatment of Calcific High Grade Left Main Intervention

This week’s case review takes us to the 2016 CRT Meeting in Washington D.C. Presenting his Protected PCI case is Dr. Mark...

Journals


  

Circulation Editorial Discusses Advances in High-Risk PCI

A recent editorial by Dr. Ted Bass from the University of Florida published in ...

Case Reviews


  

Heart Team Recommends Protected PCI vs. Medical Management for Treatment of 3VD After Surgical Turn Down

Today’s case review comes from the University of Washington’s Dr. Ravi Hira, who presents a ProtectedPCI case involving thr...

Specialist Opinions


  

Dr. Karim Ibrahim Shares His Experiences With High-Risk PCI & Impella

The ProtectedPCI.com Blogging Team attended the Abiomed Advanced Interventional Course in Frankfurt, Germany where we interview...

Data


  

Dr. George W. Vetrovec Discusses Completeness of Revascularization

Data is emerging to support the notion that leaving patients behind with un-revascularized territories may be a risk to be disc...

Case Reviews


  

Hemodynamics


  

Dr. Daniel Burkhoff on Patient Care Through Pressure-Volume Loops

The Protected PCI blogging team recorded our latest podcast at the Advanced Hemodynamics workshop in Frankfurt, Germany where D...

Hemodynamics


  

Dr. Navin Kapur Discusses pMCS devices at CHIP Course

As part of the “CHIP: Hemodynamic Support a...

Hemodynamics


  

Dr. Jeff Moses Illustrates Typical High-Risk Patient at CHIP Course

Nearly 100 interventional and clinical cardiologists from around the country gathered in Fort Lauderdale to collaborate and wat...

Hemodynamics


  

Dr. Jeffrey Moses Discusses Three Key Areas of Patient Concerns

The Protected PCI blogging team recorded our latest podcast at the Abiomed Advanced Users course in Europe, where Dr. Jeffrey M...

Hemodynamics


  

Dr. William Lombardi Discusses Overcoming Impediments in Treating High-Risk Coronary Patients

In this podcast, Abiomed’s Dr. Seth Bilazarian speaks with Dr. William Lombardi, a long-time expert in complex coronary i...

Journals


  

Latest Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularization Indicate Patients Who Would Benefit from CABG or PCI

The latest update of the appropriate use criteria (AUC) for coronary revascularization by Patel et al. entitled “...

Hemodynamics


  

Drs. Martin Leon and Dan Burkhoff Discuss Hemodynamics of Protected PCI with Impella

In the video below, the Cardiovascular Research Foundation presents a discussion between Drs. Martin Leon and Dan Burkhoff from...

Data


  

Roundtable Discusses Protected PCI for High-Risk Patients

In the video below, Dr. John Lasala from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, hosts a roundtable discussion on Protected...

Hemodynamics


  

Dr. John Lasala Discusses Benefits of Protected PCI at Scripps 2015

Protected percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with the ...

Specialist Opinions


  

Case Reviews


  

TCT 2015 Live Case Demonstrates Success with “Undoable Case”

On Monday afternoon at the TCT Conference, Drs. David Kandzari and Nicholas Lembo from Piedmont Heart Institute in Atlanta, GA ...

Meeting Summaries


  

Protected PCI of 58-year-old Woman Demonstrated at TCT 2015 Live Case

The first full day of the TCT conference kicked off on Monday, October 12. There was a lot of buzz around the convention hall, ...

Data


  

Roundtable Discusses the Growing Need for Protected PCI

There is a growing need in the cath lab to treat more high risk patients, per the CHIP initiative. Dr. Ajay Kirtane, Dr. John L...

Data


  

New Insights from PROTECT II Trial Discussed at TCT 2011

Hemodynamic Support in High Risk Patients Undergoing Extensive Revascularization: Dr. John Lasala, Dr. Jeff Moses, Dr. Bill O&#...
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