Tag: Impella RP


Case Study Video: Right Ventricular Failure

Impella RP® Support for Univentricular Shock Dr. Navin Kapur, an interventional heart failure specialist at Tufts Medical Center, presents a case of univentricular shock in a 60-year-old patient with late presentation RVMI and 3 vessel disease. This case illustrates a hemodynamics-based decision-making process leading to optimal patient outcome. Dr. Kapur explains that his surgical team … Continue reading “Case Study Video: Right Ventricular Failure”

Biventricular Support in Procedural Cardiogenic Shock

Use of Impella RP and Impella 2.5 for MitraClip Procedure Dr. Kamran Muhammad discusses a challenging case illustrating the decision to use Impella RP® with Impella 2.5® to provide biventricular support. Dr. Muhammad is a subspecialist in interventional cardiology at Oklahoma Heart Institute in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The patient was an 81-year-old female presenting to the … Continue reading “Biventricular Support in Procedural Cardiogenic Shock”

Post-Operative RV Failure and Hemodynamic Support with Impella RP

Dr. Peter Monteleone joins Dr. George Vetrovec to discuss a case involving Impella RP for right ventricular support in immediate post-operative RV failure. RV dysfunction and failure is a known complication at the time of post-operative weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass. Dr. Monteleone discusses the etiology of RV failure and the available treatment options. The case … Continue reading “Post-Operative RV Failure and Hemodynamic Support with Impella RP”

Hemodynamic Benefits of Impella RP® Heart Pump for Right Heart Failure

Dr. William O’Neill and Dr. Mark Anderson, co-principle investigators of the RECOVER-RIGHT clinical trial, and Dr. Seth Bilazarian discuss the hemodynamic benefits of using the Impella RP® heart pump for right heart failure. The Impella RP® is the first and only percutaneous heart pump approved by the FDA as safe and effective for acute right … Continue reading “Hemodynamic Benefits of Impella RP® Heart Pump for Right Heart Failure”

Dr. Mark Goodwin Explains the Use of Impella RP® in Right Ventricular Stenosis

In this physician Q&A session, Dr. Mark Goodwin of Edward Hospital explains the clinical decision to use the Impella RP® in patients with right ventricular stenosis. Specifically, Dr. Goodwin explains the reasoning behind using the Impella RP instead of directly approaching the ventricular branches. Related Content: Dr. Bill O’Neill Discusses Recovery Time from RV and … Continue reading “Dr. Mark Goodwin Explains the Use of Impella RP® in Right Ventricular Stenosis”

Dr. Bill O’Neill Discusses Recovery Time from RV and LV Shock with Impella RP® Support

In this physician Q&A session, Dr. Bill O’Neill discusses recovery considerations as well as time to recovery following Impella RP® support for right ventricular (RV) and left ventricular shock. In this video, Dr. O’Neill also describes the rapid recovery (<24 hours) of patients with acute myocardial infarction receiving the Impella RP®. In addition, Dr. O’Neill … Continue reading “Dr. Bill O’Neill Discusses Recovery Time from RV and LV Shock with Impella RP® Support”

Impella RP® Weaning Recommendations from Dr. Tim Larkin

Dr. Tim Larkin of Edward Hospital describes his weaning protocol for the Impella RP® during this physician Q&A session. In this session, Dr. Larkin explains the utility of the pulmonary artery pulsatility index for gauging appropriate weaning time for the Impella RP. Dr. Larkin also recommends monitoring serum lactate for assessing tissue perfusion prior to … Continue reading “Impella RP® Weaning Recommendations from Dr. Tim Larkin”