Category: Impella


Roma Verona Impella ProPCI Study Summary with Dr. Burzotta and Dr. Trani

Complete Revascularization Associated with Significant Improvement in LVEF and Long-term Survival In this video, Dr. Amin Medjamia interviews Francesco Burzotta, MD and Carlo Trani, MD, from the Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome. The cardiologists discuss their most recent manuscript, Long-Term Outcomes of Extent of Revascularization in Complex High Risk … Continue reading “Roma Verona Impella ProPCI Study Summary with Dr. Burzotta and Dr. Trani”

Quick Tips: Impella CP with SmartAssist™

Impella CP with SmartAssist™ Experience Inder Singh, MD, MS, interventional cardiologist at Dignity Heart & Vascular discusses the Impella CP with SmartAssistTM technology and his team’s experience during the limited market release. The latest innovation on the Impella platform integrates the trusted performance of the Impella CP heart pump with state-of-the-art SmartAssist™ technology. This next … Continue reading “Quick Tips: Impella CP with SmartAssist™”

New Clinical Publication: Long-Term Outcomes of Complex, High-Risk PCI Patients

Dr. Shon Chakrabarti shares information on a recent publication from the Journal of Interventional Cardiology by Dr. Francesco Burzotta and colleagues on data from the Roma-Verona Registry. This study examined the long-term outcomes of complex high-risk patients with multivessel disease who were considered unsuitable for surgery and received an Impella-supported Protected PCI. Dr. Burzotta and … Continue reading “New Clinical Publication: Long-Term Outcomes of Complex, High-Risk PCI Patients”

New Data from NCSI Demonstrates 72% Survival with 98% Native Heart Recovery

New data from the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative Study (NCSI) on 171 consecutive AMI cardiogenic shock (AMICS) patients from 35 sites demonstrates 72% survival with 98% native heart recovery at discharge. The patients were treated with the NCSI protocol, which includes placing the Impella heart pump before revascularization. The study demonstrates the protocol-based approach to … Continue reading “New Data from NCSI Demonstrates 72% Survival with 98% Native Heart Recovery”

Dr. Seth Bilazarian on the recent Circulation paper by Dr. Schrage/Dr. Ibrahim

Dr. Seth Bilazarian discusses a recent paper published in Circulation by Drs. Benedikt Schrage, Karim Ibrahim, et. al. on a retrospective matched-pair analysis comparing patients in cardiogenic shock treated with balloon pump and Impella. Dr. Bilazarian highlights several limitations of the analysis, which used a matched-pair analysis to “harmonize baseline characteristics” of Impella-treated patients with … Continue reading “Dr. Seth Bilazarian on the recent Circulation paper by Dr. Schrage/Dr. Ibrahim”

Analysis of Outcomes for 15,259 U.S. Patients with AMICS Supported with the Impella Device

Dr. William O’Neill outlines his recent publication of 15,529 AMI cardiogenic shock patients from the Impella Quality (IQ) database. The clinical publication highlights best practice protocols based on real-world evidence that is showing improved outcomes in cardiogenic shock. This clinical evidence is derived from Abiomed’s observational , commercial IQ database. In patients with AMICS receiving … Continue reading “Analysis of Outcomes for 15,259 U.S. Patients with AMICS Supported with the Impella Device”