Category: Protected PCI


High-Risk PCI Involving Chronic Kidney Disease, PVD and LV-dysfunction

Dr. Flaherty presents a case review of an 85-year-old male who presented with unstable angina symptoms, multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD), severe PVD (right leg intermittent claudication), moderate-severe bioprosthetic aortic valve stenosis, and a depressed ejection fraction (35%). IMP-938

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.

Mt. Sinai Protected PCI Algorithm

Download the Mt. Sinai Protected PCI Algorithm to guide decision-making for appropriate use of the Impella 2.5 and Impella CP heart pump for Protected PCI.