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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”

Hub-Spoke Patient Transfer Packet

Use this patient transfer checklist and documentation when transferring a patient supported with an Impella® device  from the “Spoke” hospital to the “Hub” hospital. Completing the patient transfer checklist ensures the best possible outcome for the patient during the transfer process.

Impella Updates – Reaccess Sheath

This sheath enables reaccess to the artery for the duration of Impella support with up to an 0.035” guidewire. The additional sheath length may provide improved hemostasis for tissue tracks longer than 6cm.