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About This Site

Welcome to the Protected PCI community, the largest source of education and reference materials on pVADs and the Impella® platform.  Here physicians and health care professionals can learn and share knowledge about the latest advances in The Science of Heart Muscle Recovery; the treatment of high risk patients with protected PCI, and Cardiogenic Shock Therapy. … Continue reading “About This Site”

About Impella

Provides direct left ventricular unloading by pulling blood from the left ventricle and expelling it into the aorta, increasing total cardiac output/arterial pressure and reducing myocardial oxygen consumption Provides forward blood flow of up to 2.5 L/min 9F catheter providing 12F axial flow The Impella 2.5 is a temporary (< 6 hours) ventricular support device … Continue reading “About Impella”

Editorial Board

Editorial Board Members   William (Bill) O’Neill, M.D., FACC, FSCAI Medical Director of the Center for Structural Heart Disease and Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit, Mich.)   Jeffrey W. Moses, M.D., FSCAI Professor of Medicine at Colombia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director for Interventional Vascular Therapy at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Colombia University Medical Center … Continue reading “Editorial Board”