Femoral Access and Explant

February 15, 2018

Dr. Thomas Tu of Baptist Health Hospital discusses his approach to safely and effectively obtain access in the femoral artery and techniques to place a sheath in preparation for Impella insertion and avoid vascular complications. Topics include:

  • Femoral access and removal
  • Device insertion and positioning technique
  • Special situations including resheathing and alternative access

Tune in to learn tips, tricks and techniques for Impella access and insertion.

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