Dr. Robert Riley of Christ Hospital presents a high-risk PCI case that required hemodynamic support with the Impella CP heart pump and utilized intravascular lithotripsy with Shockwave for vascular access. Subscribe, or join the conversation by following us on Twitter: @ProtectedPCI NPS-196 To learn more about the Impella® platform of heart pumps, including important risk and safety information … Continue reading “Protected PCI with Impella and Intravascular Lithotripsy with Shockwave”
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Alexander Truesdell, MD, of Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, discusses a case of ischemic cardiomyopathy involving a 70 year old male presenting with diabetes, multi-vessel CAD, LV systolic dysfunction and chronic systolic heart failure. The Inova heart team started with a multi-disciplinary consultation using a Protected PCI algorithm to determine the appropriate treatment option for … Continue reading “Alexander Truesdell Presents a Case on Cardiomyopathy with Impella Support”
Dr. Perwaiz Meraj of Northwell Health System joins Dr. George Vetrovec to discuss a complex coronary intervention of a 77 year old woman with stage 4 CKD, prior CABG, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, who presented with angina and NSTEMI with an ejection fraction of 40%. The team at Northwell consulted with cardiac surgeons and the heart … Continue reading “Complex PCI Involving Prior CABG and Comorbidities”
Rajiv Tayal, MD, Director of Structural Heart Disease at JFK Medical Center, presents information from a clinical paper he co-authored regarding vascular closure in Impella supported PCI patients using multiple devices. Read more about The Hybrid Closure Technique: A Potential Standard for Large-Bore Arteriotomy Closure by R. Tayal, et al, in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions Supplement, CRT-200.03. … Continue reading “Hybrid Closure Technique with Impella”
Ramesh Adiraju, MD, Interventionalist at Renu-CA Research Institute, presents a case that highlights the importance of having peripheral interventional skills and hemodynamic support for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). Subscribe, or join the conversation by following us on Twitter: @ProtectedPCI IMP-075 To learn more about the Impella® platform of heart pumps, including important risk and safety information … Continue reading “Complex Coronary Intervention with Impella support”
Dr. Tom Mulhearn of Cardiovascular Specialists of Louisiana presents a complex PCI case in the setting of severe LV dysfunction. The 49 year old male patient presented to a satellite office with chest pain. He had poorly controlled type II diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and he was a smoker. An angiogram showed a normal left main, … Continue reading “Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Protected PCI”
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Obtaining Femoral Access: Optimal Techniques Dr. Michael Lim of St. Louis University presents an overview on gaining femoral access and how to handle complications. He discusses micropuncture, handing the low stick, and the use of ultrasound guidance. Tune in to learn about femoral access skills and complications management from Dr. Lim. Related Content: Femoral Access … Continue reading “Optimal Techniques for Gaining Femoral Access”
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Dr. Anmar Kanaan of Cleveland Clinic Akron General joins Dr. Cathy Jeon to discuss a case of a 60 year old male who presented with episodes of ventricular tachycardia and firing of his AICD. The patient has a history of tobacco abuse, severe COPD, complex coronary artery disease with a previous stent in his left … Continue reading “Complex PCI for Patient with Cardiomyopathy”