What size access sheath is used with Impella devices?

Device:Impella 2.5
Peel-away Introducer Sheath:13 Fr x 13 cm
Alternative Introducer Sheath:14 Fr x 13 cm Cook
14 Fr x 30 cm Cook
Insertion:Femoral
Device:Impella CP
Peel-away Introducer Sheath:14 Fr x 13 cm,
14 Fr x 25 cm
Alternative Introducer Sheath:14 Fr x 30 cm Cook (non-peel away)
Insertion:Femoral
Device:Impella 5.0
Peel-away Introducer Sheath:23 Fr
Insertion:Femoral
Device:Impella 2.5/ Impella CP/ Impella 5.0
Peel-away Introducer Sheath:23 Fr x 6 cm
Insertion:Axillary
Device:Impella RP
Peel-away Introducer Sheath:23 Fr
Insertion:Femoral

References

  1. Abiomed Product Manual for Impella 2.5, CP, 5.0, and LD Heart Pumps – Software v6.2
  2. Abiomed Product Manual for Impella RP Heart Pump – Software v6.2

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