Dr. Sandeep Krishnan: Decision-making Algorithm for Selection of Hemodynamic Support Prior to PCI

Dr. Krishnan from the University of Washington presents a case involving a 61-year-old male who was referred to CABG twice, but...

Use of Impella® Device During High-Risk PCI is Associated with Reduced Occurrence of Acute Kidney Injury

Patients undergoing complex coronary revascularization are at risk for periprocedural and postprocedural acute kidney injury (A...

Heart Team Approach and Impella Support Saves Patient with Severe CMP and EF of 10%

Dr. Waqas Ghumman of JFK Medical Center presents a case patient who initially refuses CABG at an outside hospital only to requi...

Dr. Jason Wollmuth: Case Review of Complete Revascularization for a Patient in Cardiogenic Shock with Severe Multi-Vessel Disease

Dr. Jason Wollmuth presents a complex case of a patient in cardiogenic shock with severe multi-vessel disease. He feels that pl...

IABP vs Impella®: Incidence of Bleeding and Vascular Complications

Key TakeawaysPatients undergoing high-risk PCI often require additional hemodynamic...

Difficult Decisions: Case Review with Dr. Siby Ayalloore, of Cardiovascular Institute of the South

Dr. Siby Ayalloore presents a compelling case of decision-making for a very functional 90 year old patient with left main disea...

Managing the Economics of CHIP and Making the Case for Added Value

Dr. Aaron Grantham of St. Luke’s Mid-American Heart Institute presents how to measure the added value of high-risk PCI by first...

Award-Winning Complex PCI Case with Rotoblation Presented at TCT

Dr. Sukhdeep Basra presents a high-risk PCI case with one of the highest degrees of surgical inoperability possible. In this aw...

Heart Team Approach for Problem-Solving Addressed a Complex PCI

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute's Dr. Elias Haddad shares a Protected PCI case of a 70 year, old heavy smoker presentin...

How to Build a CHIP Protected PCI Program

University of Washington's Dr. Mark Reisman describes how to develop a CHIP Protected PCI program. In this comprehensive presen...

Rediscovering the Technique of Manual Pressure for Hemostasis

Dr Rahul Sharma discusses basic instruction on a seemingly forgotten technique of pulling a sheath and manually holding the pre...

How Fellows can Gain Experience Treating CHIP Patients

Dr. Robert Riley of University of Washington Medical Center describes how Fellows can gain experience in treating CHIP patients...

The Benefit of Impella® Support During Protected PCI for Revascularization

Drs. John Lasala, Bill O’Neill, Jeff Moses, and Bill Lombardi explain the benefit of Impella support during Protected PCI for...

High-Risk PCI with A Rotational Atherectomy

Dr. Robert Riley of University of Washington's Division of Cardiology shares a case of Impella-assisted PCI of an unprotected d...

Patient Benefits from High-Risk, Multi-Vessel Protected PCI with Impella CP

Dr. Jason Wollmuth of Portland Providence Medical Center shares his first Impella® case of a high-risk, surgically inoperable p...

How to Start Your Own Protected PCI Program

Dr. Perwaiz Meraj of North Shore University Hospital in Long Island shares his Protected PCI program experiences. He also provi...

Why CTO is Key to PCI Risk Avoidance and New Complex PCI Techniques

Dr. Jonathan Hill of Kings College Hospital speaks at the CHIP Seattle 2016 on CTO as a key barrier to an increase of PCI proce...

High-Risk Patient with Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease and Years of Dialysis Benefits from Protected PCI

Dr. Rahul Sharma of the Swedish Medical Center shares a Protected PCI case from his interventional fellowship while at the Univ...

The Benefits of a CHIP Fellowship Program

Dr. Raja Hatem discusses the CHIP Fellowship Program designed to train cardiologists to help the underserved, high-risk patient...

92 Year Old WWII Veteran Benefits from Protected PCI with Impella®

Dr. Ehrin Armstrong, Director, Interventional Cardiology at University of Colorado VA – Denver Veteran's Administration Hospita...

New Protected PCI Strategy Can Enable More Complete Revascularization and Safer Closure, Dr. Kenta Nakamura

Dr. Kenta Nakamura of UW Medical Center shares a case of a high-risk NSTEMI patient that includes a new strategy for hemodynami...

The Current & Future State of High Risk PCI in a World of Increasing Public Scrutiny

Dr. James McCabe of the University of Washington uses case examples to discuss public reporting and outcomes data and how it af...

How a High-Risk PCI Patient with Advanced Cardiomyopathy was Completely Revascularized, Dr. Ali Nsair

UCLA School of Medicine’s Dr. Ali Nsair shares a CHIP case of a 68 year old high-risk PCI patient with advanced cardiomyopathy...

The Evolving Landscape of CAD Treatment for Patients with an Indication for Revascularization

More than 15 million Americans suffer from coronary artery disease (CAD), the leading cause of mortality in the United States....

How Risk Aversion Impacts Physician Behavior and Patient Care, Dr. Steven Marso

Dr. Steven Marso, an interventional cardiologist at Midwest Heart and Vascular Specialists, discusses how risk aversion impacts...

Why Complete Revascularization Should be the Standard for Most High-Risk PCI Cases, Dr. Jeffrey Moses

Dr. Jeffrey Moses, Director of Interventional Cardiac Therapeutics at Columbia University Medical Center, NY and Director of Co...

Benefits of Early Support in High Risk PCI Patients

Dr. Amir Kaki of DMC Heart Hospital shares an Impella case that illustrates the benefits of early hemodynamic support in patien...

Impella Support Shock Algorithm

Dr. Brian Kolski of St. Joseph Hospital shares a shock case of a 69 year-old female with heart failure. Based on the hospital’s...

Protected PCI™ in an Urgent NSTEMI Patient with Low EF

Augusta University Medical Center's Dr. Sean Javaheri presents a case of Protected PCI in a surgically ineligible NSTEMI patien...

Retrograde CTO Patient

The University of Washington’s Dr. Ravi Hira shares a case of a low EF pati...

Impella Case of Patient with NSTEMI, Multi-vessel CAD, Severe MR and reduced LVEF, Montefiore, New York City

Dr. Yoram Amsalem of Montefiore-Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care shares a case of a frai...

Device Options, Patient Managment and Case Reviews

Ochsner Medical Center's Dr. Rajan Patel presents practical Impella use and management strategies, and also tips and tricks at...

Treatment Strategies for Complete Revascularization in Higher Risk Indicated Patients

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Dr. Carlos Alfonso shares a Protected PCI™ treatment strategy for comple...

Coronary and Peripheral Intervention with Impella Support

Virginia Heart's Dr. Alexander Truesdell discusses a complicated case of a patient with two vascular beds requiring treatment....

High Risk Intervention Performed on a Patient Ineligible for Surgery with Impella Support

In this video, Einstein Montefiore Medical Center's Dr. Hayder Hashim discusses a case of complex high risk intervention with h...

History of Primary PCI

ProtectedPCI.com's Dr. Seth Bilazarian speaks with Detroit Medical Center’s Dr. Cindy Grines on her experiences as an innovator...

Complete Revascularization of 67-year old Heart Failure Patient

Tulane University School of Medicine’s Dr. Nidal Abi Rafeh shares a fascinating case of complete revascularization using Protec...

Impella Best Practices Based on 10 Years of Experience

The ProtectedPCI.com blogging team spoke with the Academic Medical Center's Dr. Jose Henriques at the European Advanced Hemodyn...

Rotational Atherectomy in Conjunction with Impella Support

In this case review, Abiomed’s Dr. Seth Bilazarian speaks with Emory University's Dr. Gautam Kumar about multi-vessel disease i...

Heart Team Recommends Protected PCI vs. Medical Management for Treatment of 3VD After Surgical Turn Down

Today’s case review comes from the University of Washington’s Dr. Ravi Hira, who presents a ProtectedPCI case involving three-v...

Dr. Karim Ibrahim Shares His Experiences With High-Risk PCI & Impella

The ProtectedPCI.com Blogging Team attended the Abiomed Advanced Interventional Course in Frankfurt, Germany where we interview...

High-Risk, Left-Main Intervention, with Impella Support. A Q&A Interview.

In the video case review below, Dr. Tom Earl, MD of McLaren Northern Michigan, Petoskey, MI and Abiomed, Inc.’s Vice President,...

Dr. George W. Vetrovec Discusses Completeness of Revascularization

Data is emerging to support the notion that leaving patients behind with un-revascularized territories may be a risk to be disc...

Dr. Navin Kapur Discusses pMCS devices at CHIP Course

As part of the “CHIP: Hemodynamic Support and...

Dr. Jeff Moses Illustrates Typical High-Risk Patient at CHIP Course

Nearly 100 interventional and clinical cardiologists from around the country gathered in Fort Lauderdale to collaborate and wat...

Latest Webinar on Building a Protected PCI Program Features the University of Washington Heart Center in Seattle

The Building a Protected PCI Program series* presents a webinar entitled “The Programmatic Approach to Teaching, Tactics and Te...

Building a Protected PCI Program Webinar Discusses the Heart Team Approach

The webinar* entitled “Building a Protected PCI Program: The Heart Team Approach” highlights the development and use of the hea...

Dr. Jeffrey Moses Discusses Three Key Areas of Patient Concerns

The Protected PCI blogging team recorded our latest podcast at the Abiomed Advanced Users course in Europe, where Dr. Jeffrey M...

Dr. William Lombardi Discusses Overcoming Impediments in Treating High-Risk Coronary Patients

In this podcast, Abiomed's Dr. Seth Bilazarian speaks with Dr. William Lombardi, a long-time expert in complex coronary interve...

Drs. Martin Leon and Dan Burkhoff Discuss Hemodynamics of Protected PCI with Impella

In the video below, the Cardiovascular Research Foundation presents a discussion between Drs. Martin Leon and Dan Burkhoff from...

Dr. Mark Grise Shares Advice on Access and Patient Management at Scripps 2015

The talk entitled “Tips and Tricks: Access and Patient Management” was given by Dr. Mark Grise, Medical Director of the Cardiac...

Dr. John Lasala Discusses Benefits of Protected PCI at Scripps 2015

Protected percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with the...

Roundtable Discusses the Growing Need for Protected PCI

There is a growing need in the cath lab to treat more high risk patients, per the CHIP initiative. Dr. Ajay Kirtane, Dr. John L...

Protected PCI Offers New Option for Patients Turned Down for CABG or Traditional PCI

Improving the health of patients and offering the best possible treatments is the primary ethos and goal of any medical profess...