Impella 2.5 Support in an Octogenarian Patient with Ostial Left Main Stenosis

September 21, 2017

Dr. Michael Amponsah presents a case of an 86-year-old female patient with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome at time of emergency department admission.

The patient described in this case study also had a medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and hypothyroidism. After discussing treatment options, the patient declined coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. Dr. Amponsah describes his treatment considerations in the planning of this Protected PCI case using Impella 2.5 support for ostial left main stenosis. In addition, Dr. Amponsah explains the rationale behind his closure technique at the end of the procedure.

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