Category: Products


Impella Connect® and SmartAssist®

Facilitating Impella® Support in a Cardiogenic Shock Case Dr. Rajan Patel talks about Impella Connect and SmartAssist and he illustrates some of benefits of this new technology with an Impella®-supported cardiogenic shock case. Dr. Patel is an interventional cardiologist and the interventional cardiology fellowship program director at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Patel presents … Continue reading “Impella Connect® and SmartAssist®”

Case Video: Impella Connect® Was Key to Troubleshooting

Remote Support in a Snowstorm As an early user of Impella Connect®, Dr. David Zlotnick describes how this technology, which allows remote visualization of Automated Impella® Controller (AIC) console data, has been valuable to his team at the University of Buffalo. Dr. Zlotnick is an interventional cardiologist and assistant professor of medicine at University of … Continue reading “Case Video: Impella Connect® Was Key to Troubleshooting”

Right Heart Hemodynamics

Visualizing Hemodynamics During Biventricular Support Dr. Daniel Burkhoff presents a graphic representation of a HARVI simulated case of biventricular support in a patient with biventricular failure. Using the metrics of central venous pressure (CVP) and pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP), he demonstrates the hemodynamic impact of therapies over the course of treatment for this patient. … Continue reading “Right Heart Hemodynamics”

Hemodynamic Benefits of Impella RP® Heart Pump for Right Heart Failure

Dr. William O’Neill and Dr. Mark Anderson, co-principle investigators of the RECOVER-RIGHT clinical trial, and Dr. Seth Bilazarian discuss the hemodynamic benefits of using the Impella RP® heart pump for right heart failure. The Impella RP® is the first and only percutaneous heart pump approved by the FDA as safe and effective for acute right … Continue reading “Hemodynamic Benefits of Impella RP® Heart Pump for Right Heart Failure”

Dr. Thorsten Siess, Abiomed’s CTO and Inventor of Impella® Shares his Insights on the Impella® Platform of Devices

Dr. Thorsten Siess, Abiomed’s Chief Technology Officer and inventor of Impella® discusses how the world’s smallest heart pump transformed from a product to a platform. Listen in to learn how the Abiomed team is developing new features to satisfy the clinician community’s needs. What new features are being developed by Dr. Siess now? Press play … Continue reading “Dr. Thorsten Siess, Abiomed’s CTO and Inventor of Impella® Shares his Insights on the Impella® Platform of Devices”