Category: Fellows


Interventional Fellowship: Overcoming Challenges

Dr. Chadi Alraies speaks with Tara Shah, MD, an Interventional Fellow at the Cornell Medical Center about overcoming the barriers to starting an interventional fellowship. Dr. Shah addresses how her initial difficulties in understanding the flow of the Cath lab and rapidly taking on new responsibilities have contributed to a productive educational experience. Additionally, Dr. … Continue reading “Interventional Fellowship: Overcoming Challenges”

Social Media for Physicians

Dr. Chadi Alraies presents on how physicians can benefit from using social media. In addition, Dr. Alraies outlines the importance of content creation for social media and shares ideas including case reviews, published papers, news and conference updates. Dr. Alraies also discusses tips, tricks and best practices to use while engaging with others on social … Continue reading “Social Media for Physicians”

Impella RP® Weaning Recommendations from Dr. Tim Larkin

Dr. Tim Larkin of Edward Hospital describes his weaning protocol for the Impella RP® during this physician Q&A session. In this session, Dr. Larkin explains the utility of the pulmonary artery pulsatility index for gauging appropriate weaning time for the Impella RP. Dr. Larkin also recommends monitoring serum lactate for assessing tissue perfusion prior to … Continue reading “Impella RP® Weaning Recommendations from Dr. Tim Larkin”

Dr. Raja Hatem: Best Practices for Creating an Impactful PowerPoint Presentation

Dr. Raja Hatem has created more than 100 PowerPoint presentations. He explains how to make an impactful PowerPoint for presenting case reviews. IM2-052-17 To learn more about the Impella® platform of heart pumps, including important risk and safety information associated with the use of the devices, please visit: www.protectedpci.com/indications-use-safety-information/

Dr. Sandeep Krishnan: Decision-making Algorithm for Selection of Hemodynamic Support Prior to PCI

Dr. Krishnan from the University of Washington presents a case involving a 61-year-old male who was referred to CABG twice, but turned down due to poor distal targets. Dr. Krishnan and the interventional team at the University of Washington used Impella CP® support to open two vessels with rotational athrectomy followed by PCI. The team … Continue reading “Dr. Sandeep Krishnan: Decision-making Algorithm for Selection of Hemodynamic Support Prior to PCI”

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”