Automated Impella Controller (AIC) Interpretation in the ICU

May 1, 2018

How to Interpret the Automated Impella® Controller

Vin Barry, Director of Product Development at Abiomed joins Dr. George Vetrovec to discuss how physicians should interpret the Automated Impella Controller (AIC) while making rounds. The AIC algorithm includes:

  1. Alarm Window
  2. Catheter Model
  3. Performance Level
  4. Mean Flow
  5. Placement Signal Waveform
  6. Motor Current Waveform

Additionally, Vin presents a case-based example of AIC management. Watch the video to learn how you can approach the AIC and successfully manage patients on Impella® heart pump support.

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