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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.
Adoption of best practices improves survival for patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock (AMICS) supported with Impella.
Dr. Michael P. Flaherty’s TCT 2018 presentation on Renal Effects of Impella support during Protected PCI.
Minimally Invasive Hemodynamic Support. The Impella 5.0 heart pump actively promotes myocardial recovery by stabilizing hemodynamics, unloading the left ventricle, and perfusing the coronaries and end organs, thereby improving the myocardium oxygen supply/demand ratio
The Impella 2.5®, Impella CP® and Impella 5.0®/ Impella LD® Heart Pumps and Impella RP® Heart Pump, in conjunction with the Automated Impella® Controller (AIC), are temporary ventricular support devices intended for short term use and indicated for the treatment of ongoing cardiogenic shock that occurs immediately following acute myocardial infarction or open heart surgery … Continue reading “Abiomed Cardiogenic Shock Protocol”