Axillary Impella-Assisted Multi-Vessel PCI Case

August 24, 2017

Dr. Robert Riley presents a case of a 72 yo gentleman who presented with chest pain and was diagnosed with a distal aortic occlusion. Using the University Washington Protected PCI Algorithm, Dr. Riley and his team decided to use Impella CP® support with left-sided axillary access. Dr. Riley describes a step-by-step approach to gaining axillary access as well as weaning and removing the Impella® heart pump.



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