Protected PCI versus Bailout PCI

Dr. Alexander Truesdell Presents New Data on Bailout Patients Dr. Alexander Truesdell discusses Protected PCI...

Dr. Amir Kaki: Tips, Tricks & Techniques

Dr. Amir Kaki joins us to discuss tips, tricks and techniques for high-risk PCI. In chapter 1, Dr. Kaki draws on his experience...

High-Risk PCI Involving Chronic Kidney Disease, PVD and LV-dysfunction

Dr. Flaherty presents a case review of an 85-year-old male who presented with unstable angina symptoms, multivessel coronary ar...

Building Your High-risk PCI Practice

The Vital Role of the Nurse Coordinator George Jabbour, MD discusses the vital role of the high-risk PCI nurse coordin...

PROTECT Series of Clinical Studies Provides Mounting Evidence for Impella Support in High-risk PCI

Looking at the data from the PROTECT Series—PROTECT I1, PROTECT II RCT2, and PROTECT III—William O’Neill,...

Clinical Dossier Protected PCI with Impella®

The 2020 Clinical Dossier: Protected PCI with Impella® is a collection of data and clinical evidence supporting the use of Impe...

Techniques to Reduce Bleeding with Large Bore Access Devices

Dr. Amir Kaki Discusses Techniques to Reduce Bleeding Dr. Amir Kaki outlines the factors that have led to reductions i...

Contemporary Landscape of PCI and RESTORE EF

TCT 2019 Presentation from SCAI President Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud At TCT 2019, Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud gave a...

Value of Complete Revascularization in a Single Setting

Dr. Rajan Patel Presents Supporting Data at TCT 2019 “I’m going to talk about some compelling data demonstrating the v...

LVEF Improvement After Complex CHIP Case with Impella Support

“Several Risk Factors and a Few Curve Balls” Dr. Rustem Dautov describes a...

Impella Support and Acute Kidney Injury During High-Risk PCI

Results from the cVAD Study™ on Renal Protection Dr. Michael Flaherty presents data on...

SmartAssist in Protected PCI

Facilitating Impella® Weaning and Explant Decision Making Dr. Rajan Patel discusses how SmartAssist t...

PROTECT III

PROTECT III Data Continues to Demonstrate Reduced MACCE with Impella® Dr. Jeffrey Popma examines the curren...

Impella Protects Against AKI in HRPCI

With Impella support in high-risk PCI, overall incidence of post-procedural AKI is significantly re...

What is Restore EF?

Impact on EF at 60-180 days after high-risk PCI with Impella® support Jason Wollmut...

Shockwave-facilitated Aortoiliac Treatment with Impella

A “Transformative Technique” Dr. Jason Wollmuth describes how Shockwave lith...

Case Video: Shockwave Assisted Protected PCI with Dr. Brian Kolski

Dr. Brian Kolski presents a case in which he used the S...

Case Video: Protected PCI with Shockwave Assisted Large Bore Access

Consider Shockwave as Part of Large Bore Access Insertion Algorithm Large bore access and Imp...

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® hear...

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 s...

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...

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...

High Risk PCI Involving Severe Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Behnam Tehrani presents a case of a 75 year old male with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction, severe coronary art...

Impella Insertion: Tips & Tricks

Dr. Thomas Tu of Baptist Health Hospital discusses his approach to placing Impella once the sheath has been placed. Dr. Tu outl...

High-Risk PCI and a Decision-Making Algorithm

Dr. Punag Divanji of University of California, San Francisco presents a case of a 93 year old man with CAD, COPD, and atrial fi...

Protected PCI Program: What it Means at Spectrum Health

John Mulder discusses what “Protected PCI” means at Spectrum Health, including:Protected by hemodynamic support w...

Post-Operative RV Failure and Hemodynamic Support with Impella RP

Dr. Peter Monteleone joins Dr. George Vetrovec to discuss a case involving Impella RP for right ventricular support in immediat...

Complex High-Risk PCI with Multiple Access Types

Dr. Mauricio Cohen presents a high-risk case review involving multiple comorbidities and multiple access types. The patient was...

An Intensivist’s Perspective on Impella Patient Management

Dr. Nate Gilmore discusses his experience as an intensivist supporting patients who arrive in the ICU while on mechanical circu...

Protected PCI Program: The Role of an Algorithm and Coordinator

Dr. Ayaz Rahman of Parkwest Medical Center in Tennessee joins Sheila Gebel to discuss the importance and efficacy of having a P...

The Value of Protected PCI Coordinators

Dr. Tony DeMartini of Edward Hospital discusses the value of having a Protected PCI Coordinator. He shares an example of a pati...

Impella Supported Left Main Rotational Atherectomy

Dr. Jai Khatri of the Cleveland Foundation presents a case review of a 76 year old male presenting with non-ST elevation MI and...

Q&A: Patient Selection for Impella® Heart Pump Support

Dr. Adhir Shroff outlines the patients that his team sees in clinical practice and how they identify patients who are candidate...

Q&A: Planning for Cases Involving Complex Lesions

Dr. Adhir Shroff discusses how he approaches high-risk cases involving complex lesions and when to use hemodynamic support. In...

The Value, Role, and Success of a Protected PCI Coordinator

“Being able to help patients is our ultimate goal.” Laura Rutherford, RN of Parkwest Medical Ce...

Identifying the Need for a Protected PCI Program

John Mulder, PA-C, discusses the Protected PCI Program at Spectrum Health which includes patient identification strategies and...

Real-World Supported Unprotected Left Main Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with the Impella® Device

“This is an area of intense interest to myself and my team at the Detroit Medical Center. Our experience in left ma...

Large Bore Access: Q&A with Dr. Adhir Shroff

Dr. Adhir Shroff discusses key elements of large bore femoral access. He details his experience with identifying appropriate ac...

Groin Management at the Impella® Heart Pump Access Site

Dr. Jeffrey Fowler discusses how to handle oozing at the groin access site. He reviews a case of an 81 year old male with hyper...

High-Risk Intervention Using the Impella® Pump for Three-Vessel Disease

In this case, Dr. Francis Kim of Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine in New York presents a patient severely reduced left vent...

A Retrospective Analysis Suggests Early Impella® Device Placement Confers Better Outcomes in High-Risk PCI and Cardiogenic Shock

Dr. Ashish Pershad of Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, discusses his recent retrospective study published...

Case Review: Protected PCI for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Anthony Hilliard of Loma Linda University in California presents a case of high-risk PCI in a 72-year-old female presenting...

Chadi Alraies, MD, Presents Case of an Elderly Patient with Severe Aortic Stenosis Supported with the Impella CP® Device

Chadi Alraies, MD, of the Medstar Washington Hospital Center describes a case of hemodynamic support with the Impella® device i...

Current Approaches to Coronary Calcification

In this session presented at the CCVVC 2017 Symposium, Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM, describes coronary calcification and its impact...

Impella® Heart Pump and Reduced Occurrence of Acute Kidney Injury in High-Risk PCI

Dr. Michael Flaherty discusses the retrospective, single-center study published in Circulation Research which finds th...

Protected PCI: Current Data and Best Practices in High-Risk Patients

In this roundtable discussion, Dr. John Lasala of Washington University in St. Louis interviews Dr. Bill O’Neill (Henry Ford Ho...

John Mulder, PA-C of Spectrum Health Explains What Protected PCI Means to Him

In this interview, Spectrum Health’s John Mulder, PA-C, describes the components that make up Spectrum Health’s Protected PCI®...

High-Risk PCI and Revascularization: Heart Team Decision-Making

Dr. Rajeev Narayan of Vassar Brothers Medical Center and HealthQuest presents a case of an 84 year...

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

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

Axillary Access Case Review: High-Risk PCI on an Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery

Dr. Elias Haddad of Vanderbilt University Medical Center presents a case of a surgical turndown patient with cirrhosis, severe...

Impella-Assisted Subclavian Stenting in the Setting of Low EF and LAD Ischemia

Dr. Michael Benz presents a case of Impella-Assisted Subclavian Stenting in the Setting of Low EF and LAD Ischemia in a post-CA...

Never Say Never: A Case Beset with Grim Doubt

Dig into the details as Dr. James Stewart explains how he successfully revascularized a 47 year old patient who had been turned...

Introduction to the Role of a Protected PCI Coordinator

Did you know that inpatient volumes for high-risk PCI are actually increasing? Is your hospital ready t...

Large Bore Access with Impella CP® and New 25 Centimeter Sheath

Dr. Sahil Parikh draws on his extensive experience to share best practices on large bore vascular access. “I...

Rotational Atherectomy and LV Support

Dr. Samin Sharma presents a discussion of rotational atherectomy and LV support in clinical practice. He outlines his algorithm...

Sample Job Description: Protected PCI Coordinator

Job Title: Protected PCI Coordinator/Outreach Coordinator Department: Cardiovascular Job Responsibilities: T...

Axillary Impella-Assisted Multi-Vessel PCI Case

Dr. Robert Riley presents a case of a 72 yo gentleman who presented with chest pain and was diagnos...

Alternative Access: Percutaneous Axillary Impella® Placement with Dr. Raj Tayal

Dr. Raj Tayal of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center draws on his experience in...

Case Review: High-Risk PCI Case Using Impella® Heart Pump Support on an Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery

Dr. David Lasorda presents a high-risk PCI case using Impella® heart pump support to address an unprotected left mai...

Protected PCI Coordinators: Who They Are and What They Do

Abiomed’s Sheila Gebel and Maggie Flynn explain the role and importance of a Protected PCI Coordinator and the use of algorithm...

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 c...

Impella® Program Protocol and Tools

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

Impella Updates – Femoral Access Site Management

Recommendation for maintaining initial insertion site angle with the Impella 2.5 and Impella CP heart pumps IMP-1129-16...

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...