Category: Case Reviews


Case Study Video: Right Ventricular Failure

Impella RP® Support for Univentricular Shock Dr. Navin Kapur, an interventional heart failure specialist at Tufts Medical Center, presents a case of univentricular shock in a 60-year-old patient with late presentation RVMI and 3 vessel disease. This case illustrates a hemodynamics-based decision-making process leading to optimal patient outcome. Dr. Kapur explains that his surgical team … Continue reading “Case Study Video: Right Ventricular Failure”

Biventricular Support in Procedural Cardiogenic Shock

Use of Impella RP and Impella 2.5 for MitraClip Procedure Dr. Kamran Muhammad discusses a challenging case illustrating the decision to use Impella RP® with Impella 2.5® to provide biventricular support. Dr. Muhammad is a subspecialist in interventional cardiology at Oklahoma Heart Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The patient was an 81-year-old female presenting to the … Continue reading “Biventricular Support in Procedural Cardiogenic Shock”

Case Review Video: Management of Myocarditis Patient

Impella 5.0® Heart Pump Support Until Transplant Dr. Roberta Bogaev and Dr. Shashank Desai present a case study in which Impella 5.0® support helped a patient with myocarditis achieve a successful heart transplant. The collaborative relationship between Dr. Bogaev from Bon Secours Health Systems, and Dr. Desai from Inova Fairfax Hospital, figures prominently in this … Continue reading “Case Review Video: Management of Myocarditis Patient”

Case Review Video: AMI Cardiogenic Shock

Heart Recovery in AMI Cardiogenic Shock Patients Dr. Bryan Kluck and Dr. Gautam Kumar discuss strategies for managing AMI cardiogenic shock cases and improving heart recovery in an interview conducted by Dr. George Vetrovec, Professor Emeritus at VCU in Richmond, Virginia. Bryan W. Kluck, DO, is an interventional cardiologist, endovascular interventionalist, and vascular medicine specialist … Continue reading “Case Review Video: AMI Cardiogenic Shock”

Cardiogenic Shock Due to Severe Multi-Vessel Disease

Dr. Alexander Truesdell, Interventional Cardiologist from Inova Heart & Vascular Institute, presents a case of cardiogenic shock, involving a 69 year old patient with severe multi-vessel disease and co-morbidities, EF between 10 and 15% and a severely depressed cardiac index. Prior to proceeding with PCI, the Impella CP was implanted to provide hemodynamic support. Once … Continue reading “Cardiogenic Shock Due to Severe Multi-Vessel Disease”

Complications Management: Hemolysis in AMI Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock

Dr. Jeffrey Fowler of the University of Pittsburg Medical Center presents a case describing a patient who had been in the CCU for 8 hours before experiencing an output of pink-tinged urine. Dr. Fowler was paged with concerns about the patient’s risk for hemolysis. Tune in to learn more about Dr. Fowler’s management strategy for … Continue reading “Complications Management: Hemolysis in AMI Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock”