Echocardiography for the Impella Heart Pump

Assessing Impella Position with Echo Michael Galvin RDCS, a cardiac sonographer and Abiomed Clinical Support Center Sp...

Summary of AKI Data with Impella Unloading

Study shows lower than predicted incidence of post-procedural AKI in Protected PCI patients Dr. Seth Bilazarian, chief...

Roma Verona Impella ProPCI Study Summary with Dr. Burzotta and Dr. Trani

Complete Revascularization Associated with Significant Improvement in LVEF and Long-term Survival In this video, Dr. A...

Quick Tips: Impella CP with SmartAssist™

Impella CP with SmartAssist™ Experience Inder Singh, MD, MS, interventional cardiologist at Di...

New Clinical Publication: Long-Term Outcomes of Complex, High-Risk PCI Patients

Dr. Shon Chakrabarti shares information on a recent publication from the Journal of Interventional Cardiology by Dr. Francesco...

New Data from NCSI Demonstrates 72% Survival with 98% Native Heart Recovery

New data from the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative Study (NCSI) on 171 consecutive AMI cardiogenic shock (AMICS) patients...

Dr. Seth Bilazarian on the recent Circulation paper by Dr. Schrage/Dr. Ibrahim

Dr. Seth Bilazarian discusses a recent paper published in Circulation by Drs. Benedikt Schrage, Karim Ibrahim, et. al....

Analysis of Outcomes for 15,259 U.S. Patients with AMICS Supported with the Impella Device

Dr. William O’Neill outlines his recent publication of 15,529 AMI cardiogenic shock patients from the Impella Quality (IQ) da...

Use of Impella® Device to Assess Left Ventricular Function: A Proof-of-Concept Study

Left ventricular end-diastolic pressure (LVEDP) refers to the pressure in the LV at the end of diastolic filling and immediatel...

Roundtable Discusses Protected PCI for High-Risk Patients

In the video below, Dr. John Lasala from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, hosts a roundtable discussion on Protected...

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