Tag: Impella CP


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 sheath length may provide improved hemostasis for tissue tracks longer than 6cm.

How Dr. Tony DeMartini Chooses Between Impella 2.5® vs Impella CP® for Protected PCI

In this Q&A session, Dr. Tony DeMartini describes his decision-making behind choosing the Impella 2.5 vs the Impella CP device in Protected PCI. Overall, Dr. DeMartini briefly discusses the several patient variables which help him decide between the two Impella devices. Related Content: Chadi Alraies, MD, Presents Case of an Elderly Patient with Severe Aortic … Continue reading “How Dr. Tony DeMartini Chooses Between Impella 2.5® vs Impella CP® for Protected PCI”

How Impella® Provided Shock Patient Stabilization Prior to Transferring to Another Hospital

UCSD’s Dr. Mitul Patel shares a case of a shock patient transferred to his facility with an Impella CP® inserted for stabilization. Early hemodynamic support allowed Dr. Patel the time needed to assess this patient’s needs. The patient not only recovered fully but also displayed excellent systolic function recovery on a two month follow up. … Continue reading “How Impella® Provided Shock Patient Stabilization Prior to Transferring to Another Hospital”