Tag: Cardiogenic Shock


Cardiogenic Shock Best Practices

Guidelines for Identifying and Managing AMI Cardiogenic Shock This video reviews cardiogenic shock guidelines and best practices for identifying, stabilizing, revascularizing, and reassessing high-risk cardiogenic shock patients. Cathy Axberg, an advanced Impella® Trainer with Abiomed, presents these guidelines as part of an ongoing educational effort to help hospitals, physicians, and clinical staff provide individualized patient … Continue reading “Cardiogenic Shock Best Practices”

Impella RP® Treatment for a COVID-19 Patient in Cardiogenic Shock

Improving Hemodynamics and the Total Metabolic Milieu Dr. Dimitri Karmpaliotis discusses the challenges of treating acute coronary syndromes in the COVID-19 era and presents a case of a COVID-positive patient with acute inferior STEMI managed with Impella RP®. Dr. Karmpaliotis is an associate professor of medicine and director of CTO, complex and high-risk angioplasty at … Continue reading “Impella RP® Treatment for a COVID-19 Patient in Cardiogenic Shock”

Increasing Survival in Cardiogenic Shock through Escalation

Escalation Strategies that Increase Unloading Mark Anderson, MD, discusses how cardiac surgery may be able to help move the dial closer to the ≥80% survival to discharge quality measure in the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative (NCSI). Dr. Anderson is chair of the division of cardiothoracic surgery at Hackensack Meridian Health and professor of surgery at … Continue reading “Increasing Survival in Cardiogenic Shock through Escalation”

Managing Acute MI Cardiogenic Shock

Developing Best Practices with Dr. Bill O’Neill “What are the foundations for developing best practices in managing acute MI cardiogenic shock?” asks Dr. Bill O’Neill as he begins this presentation of data and the ways in which high-performing institutions are improving survival in patients with AMI cardiogenic shock. “If you’re going to be using Impella®, … Continue reading “Managing Acute MI Cardiogenic Shock”

Cardiogenic Shock Heart Recovery Case Study

Successful Impella® Support Prior to Complete Revascularization Dr. James Park presents his first NCSI enrollee—a patient with cardiogenic shock with prolonged resuscitation and multiple shocks—in whom he initiated Impella® support prior to revascularization. In addition to presenting this good heart recovery story, Dr. Park shares how his center is striving to improve the quality of … Continue reading “Cardiogenic Shock Heart Recovery Case Study”

Impella Use in STEMI Patient

Successful Revascularization in Very Late Stent Thrombosis Case Dr. Sagar Mallikethi Reddy discusses Impella use in a STEMI patient with very late stent thrombosis, incessant ventricular tachycardia (VT), and a very high LVEDP. This case also highlights a conservative approach to ensure closure post-procedure in an acute patient. Dr. Reddy is an interventional cardiologist at McLaren … Continue reading “Impella Use in STEMI Patient”