Dr. Thomas Tu of Baptist Health Hospital discusses his approach to safely and effectively obtain access in the femoral artery and techniques to place a sheath in preparation for Impella insertion and avoid vascular complications. Topics include: Femoral access and removal Device insertion and positioning technique Special situations including resheathing and alternative access Tune in … Continue reading “Femoral Access and Explant”
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Dr. Thomas Tu of Baptist Health Hospital discusses his approach to placing Impella once the sheath has been placed. Dr. Tu outlines several techniques, including: Over the wire versus wireless Angiographic landmarks for cannula placement Loading the Impella catheter on to the guidewire Aligning the placement guidewire Obtaining hemostasis Tune in to learn tips, tricks … Continue reading “Impella Insertion: Tips & Tricks”
“Use the data, don’t be afraid to get repetitive information.” – Dr. Shelley Hall “The crucial piece is going by trends.” – Dr. Ajay Srivastava Drs. Shelley Hall and Ajay Srivastava join Dr. Cathy Jeon to discuss practical aspects of placing a PA catheter to monitor a patient’s hemodynamics. The physicians discuss the process of … Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Placing a PA Catheter”
Dr. Adhir Shroff discusses key elements of large bore femoral access. He details his experience with identifying appropriate access points and best practices including: Image guided femoral access Floroscopic guidance with ultrasound as a complement Micropuncture technique Angiography from a remote location Subscribe, Tweet this, or join the conversation by following us on Twitter: @ProtectedPCI IMP-396-17 To … Continue reading “Large Bore Access: Q&A with Dr. Adhir Shroff”
Dr. Sahil Parikh draws on his extensive experience to share best practices on large bore vascular access. “It’s important to talk about first principles of femoral access and then talk about large bore access in the same conversation,” said Dr. Parikh. He details insertion of the Impella® heart pump using the new 25 centimeter peel … Continue reading “Large Bore Access with Impella CP® and New 25 Centimeter Sheath”
Dr. Perwaiz Meraj of North Shore University Hospital in Long Island shares his Protected PCI program experiences. He also provides tips and insight on how to get Impella® for Protected PCI and other indications widely adopted in your hospital. Tweet this, subscribe or find educational opportunities near you.