Dr. Michael Amponsah of Central New York Cardiology/Mohawk Valley Health System shares a case of Impella CP for a non-ischemic cardiomyopathy patient who presented in cardiogenic shock. The patient, a 51 year old male was diagnosed with NYHA Class III non-ischemic systolic heart failure with an ejection fraction of 20% and an ICD. He presented … Continue reading “Dr. Michael Amponsah Cardiogenic Shock Case with Impella CP”
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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.
Dr. Michael McDaniel of Emory School of Medicine and Dr. Rajesh Sachdeva of Morehouse School of Medicine present a case review of left and right side Impella support for a patient in cardiogenic shock. The 54 year old patient presented with comorbidities including hypertension. In the cath lab, an occlusion of the proximal LAD was … Continue reading “Left and Right-Side Impella Support in Cardiogenic Shock”
Dr. Jeffrey Fowler discusses how to handle oozing at the groin access site. He reviews a case of an 81 year old male with hypertension, dyslipidemia, prior stroke who was triaged immediately to the cath lab. Dr. Fowler used hemodynamic support with an Impella CP heart pump to successfully treat the LM-LAD and RCA lesions. … Continue reading “Groin Management at the Impella® Heart Pump Access Site”
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. Robert Riley presents a case of a 72 yo gentleman who presented with chest pain and was diagnosed with a distal aortic occlusion. Using the University Washington Protected PCI Algorithm, Dr. Riley and his team decided to use Impella CP® support with left-sided axillary access. Dr. Riley describes a step-by-step approach to gaining axillary … Continue reading “Axillary Impella-Assisted Multi-Vessel PCI Case”
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”