Challenging Impella-supported Protected PCI Cases

State of the Art Approach for Optimizing Patients Prior to TAVR Dr. Siddharth Wayangankar discusses his protected PCI...

Planning for Large Bore Access

Standardize Your Approach to Limit Bleeding Paul D. Mahoney, MD, describes the standardized approach for large bore fe...

Large Bore Femoral and Axillary Closure with Dr. Amir Kaki

Vascular Closure Techniques and Devices Amir Kaki, MD, FACC, FSCAI discusses large bore femoral and...

Alternative Access Sites for Large Bore Procedures with Dr. Raj Tayal

Technical Skills for Advanced Operators Raj Tayal MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI discusses axillary access and other alternative...

Large Bore Access Critical Skills with Dr. Adhir Shroff

Using Multimodality Approach for Femoral Access Adhir Shroff, MD, MPH, presents data supporting a multimodal...

Managing Large Bore Access Complications

Step by Step Approach Paul D. Mahoney, MD, director of the structural heart program at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfo...

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...

Managing and Troubleshooting Femoral Access and Closure with Dr. Raj Patel

Femoral Access and Closure Strategies and Best Practices Rajan Patel, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, interventional cardiologi...

Intravascular Lithotripsy with Shockwave prior to Protected PCI with Impella CP

Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy for Large Bore Access Followed by High-Risk PCI Dr. Chandan Devireddy, int...

Allegheny Health Network Protected PCI Algorithm

Download the Allegheny Health Network Protected PCI Algorithm to guide decision-making for appropriate use of the Impella® hea...

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...

High-Risk PCI with Impella Support and Atherectomy

Dr. Thom Dahle, Interventional Cardiologist and Director, Valvular Heart Disease Program at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud Min...

Best Practices for Access and Closure with the Impella® Device

Dr. Shon Chakrabarti joins Dr. Alex Truesdell who talks to us about best practices for vascular access and closure and details...

Quick Tips on Access and Closure

Dr. Alex Truesdell provides his top 3 tips for safe access and closure with the Impella device which include utilizing all of y...

Protected PCI with Impella and Intravascular Lithotripsy with Shockwave

Dr. Robert Riley of Christ Hospital presents a high-risk PCI case that required hemodynamic support with the Impella CP heart p...

Alexander Truesdell Presents a Case on Cardiomyopathy with Impella Support

Alexander Truesdell, MD, of Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, discusses a case of ischemic cardiomyopathy involving a 70 year...

Impella Updates – Reaccess Sheath

This sheath enables reaccess to the artery for the duration of Impella support with up to an 0.035” guidewire. The additional...

Renal Effects of Impella Support During Protected PCI

Dr. Michael P. Flaherty's TCT 2018 presentation on Renal Effects of Impella support during Protected PCI....

Complex PCI Involving Prior CABG and Comorbidities

Dr. Perwaiz Meraj of Northwell Health System joins Dr. George Vetrovec to discuss a complex coronary intervention of a 77 year...

Hybrid Closure Technique with Impella

Rajiv Tayal, MD, Director of Structural Heart Disease at JFK Medical Center, presents information from a clinical paper he co-a...

Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Protected PCI

Dr. Tom Mulhearn of Cardiovascular Specialists of Louisiana presents a complex PCI case in the setting of severe LV dysfunction...

Mt. Sinai Protected PCI Algorithm

Download the Mt. Sinai Protected PCI Algorithm to guide decision-making for appropriate use of the Impella 2.5 and Impella CP h...

Optimal Techniques for Gaining Femoral Access

Obtaining Femoral Access: Optimal Techniques Dr. Michael Lim of St. Louis University presents an overvi...

WVU Heart & Vascular Institute’s high-risk PCI algorithm

Download the WVU Heart & Vascular Institute Complete Revascularization of Complex and High Risk Coronary Artery Disease Alg...

Complex PCI for Patient with Cardiomyopathy

Dr. Anmar Kanaan of Cleveland Clinic Akron General joins Dr. Cathy Jeon to discuss a case of a 60 year old male who presented w...

Complex Chronic Total Occlusion

Complex CTO Case with Dr. John Troy Owens Dr. John Troy Owens of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) presents a cas...

Identification of Complications and Early Management

Dr. Adhir Shroff of the University of Illinois at Chicago recently presented at the SCAI Fellows 2017 conference during a works...

Developing a Protected PCI Algorithm

Dr. Hiram Bezerra explains how his team created a Protected PCI algorithm and got buy-in from the entire heart team. D...

Henry Ford Algorithm

This is a sample high-risk PCI algorithm used by Henry Ford Health System. Specifically, it is a Left Ventricular Mechanical Ci...

INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute Protected PCI Algorithm

Download INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute’s Protected PCI algorithm, which begins with a heart team evaluation of high risk...

Impella® Program Protocol and Tools

The Impella® Program Protocol and Tools Provides Resources on Impella Best Practices Including:Data-driven proto...

Clinical Dossier Protected PCI with Impella®

On March 23, 2015, the Impella 2.5™ received PMA approval from the U.S. FDA* and on December 2, 2016 the Impella CP® r...

5% Dextrose with Heparin as Default Impella Purge Solution

Abiomed recommends using 5% dextrose (D5) solution as the default purge fluid for the Impella Catheter, even when transferring...

Impella Updates – Femoral Access Site Management

Recommendation for maintaining initial insertion site angle with the Impella 2.5 and Impella CP heart pumps...

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...