All the coverage you need for TCT 2018

Abiomed’s initiatives at TCT 2018 will highlight the recently expanded FDA indications for high-risk PCI and cardiogenic shock and the next generation of heart recovery products that improve patient outcomes by allowing for more complete revascularization. More than 30 presentations as well as live cases featuring Impella® heart pumps are expected at TCT 2018. Follow along on Twitter at @ProtectedPCI.

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Abiomed Booth Hours – Booth #829

Visit Abiomed's booth for demonstrations, clinical data review and opportunities to engage in hands-on simulations of the Impella platform.

Saturday September 22, 2018:                   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, September 23, 2018:                     8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, September 24, 2018:                   8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Co-Sponsored Symposia Schedule


    • Presentation Theater Program: Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury – Preventive Measures That Work 
      Saturday, September 22 | 11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.
      Dan Diego Convention Center, Presentation Theater 2, Hall B2, Ground Level


  • CHIP Angiogram Review: What’s New With Focused Case Presentations
    Saturday, September 22 | 6:00 — 8:00 p.m.
    Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Pacific Ballroom 18-19



Interactive Training Pavilion

New for TCT 2018, Abiomed is sponsoring sessions in the interactive training pavilion, which feature practical, hands-on workshops on large bore access and closure, best practices in cardiogenic shock, and complex Protected PCI strategies.

Hemodynamic Support & Patient Management Pavilion
Saturday, September 22 and Sunday September 23 | Interactive Training Pavilion

  • Large Bore Access & Closure | 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
  • Rajiv Tayal, MD; Amir Kaki, MD; James McCabe
  • Cardiogenic Shock (NCSI) | 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
  • William O’Neill, MD; Brian Porvin MD; Dan Burkoff, MD;
  • TEACH Intro | 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
  • Perwaiz Meraj, MD; Dan Burkoff, MD; Raj Patel, MD; John Lasala, Lynn Morris, MD; Brian Porvin, MD
  • Complex Protected PCI | 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
  • Duane Pinto, MD; Colin Hirst, MD; Uma Rangasetty, MD; Mauricio Cohen, MD; Adhir Shroff, MD; Paul Mahoney, MD; Hiram Bezerra, MD


Videos: Hot Topics

Developing a Protected PCI Algorithm
Dr. Hiram Bezerra, University Hospital, Cleveland

Updates on the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative: It’s Gone National
Dr. William O'Neill, Henry Ford Medical Center; Dr. Ted Schreiber, Detroit Medical Center

Best Practice Protocols for Improving Cardiogenic Shock Outcomes
Resources for identifying and treating cardiogenic shock

Hybrid Closure Technique with Impella
Dr. Rajiv Tayal, JFK Medical Center

Impella Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
Dr. Amir Kaki, Detroit Medical Center

Heart Team Approach to Treating Cardiogenic Shock
Dr. Alexander Truesdell of INOVA Heart and Vascular Institute

AMI Cardiogenic Shock Using Impella CP® Heart Pump Support on a Left Main During Orbital Atherectomy
Dr. David Lasorda of Allegheny General Hospital

Developing a Cardiogenic Shock Protocol
Dr. Sal Mannino, WellStar Health System

New Study Finds Impella® Heart Pump Reduces Injury to Kidneys During High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
A Review by Dr. Seth Bilazarian

Abiomed Cardiogenic Shock Protocol


WVU Heart & Vascular Institute’s high-risk PCI algorithm