Transferring to a Backup AIC

September 25, 2020

Quick Skills Video for Using the Automated Impella Controller

This quick skills video demonstrates the procedure for transferring Impella® support from one Automated Impella Controller (AIC) to another AIC. See how to interact with the AIC as well as how to transfer the Impella catheter.

This video covers:

  • How to confirm that the new AIC is ready
  • How to release the pressure in the purge pressure transmitter when performing the transfer
  • How to transfer the purge cassette and purge solution from the original AIC to the new AIC
  • How to transfer the white connector cable and connect it to the new AIC
  • How to restart the Impella catheter at the previously set P-level

Note: This video does not replace the Instructions for Use.

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