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ESC 2023: Predictors of 90-day Outcomes from York Analysis

Vasileios Panoulas, MD, discusses a pooled analysis of factors predicting outcomes at 90 days in high-risk PCI patients.

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December 15, 2023

European Heart Journal Supplement - Prof. Giuseppe Tarantini: Timing and Treatment Strategies for Cardiogenic Shock

Professor Giuseppe Tarantini, MD, discusses timing and treatment strategies for cardiogenic shock.

December 13, 2023

European Heart Journal Supplements - Interview with Norman Mangner: Best Practices in Cardiogenic Shock

Prof Norman Mangner, M.D., discusses the key messages of “From Patient Selection to Escalation Strategies: Mechanical Circulatory Support in Cardiogenic Shock.” published in the European Heart Journal Supplements.

December 12, 2023

Successful Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) in Cardiogenic Shock Patients - A Glimpse into the Future

This article examines current evidence for the use of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) in cardiogenic shock and discusses how the scientific community can advance research in this area. 

December 12, 2023

Interview with Dr. Letizia Bertoldi : Algorithm for MCS Selection in Cardiogenic Shock

Letizia Bertoldi, MD, discusses practical management of inotropes in cardiogenic shock as well as an algorithm for mechanical circulatory support selection.

December 12, 2023

Interview with Dr. Andrea Montisci: MCS and the Spectrum of Cardiogenic Shock

Andrea Montisci, M.D., discusses criteria for planning the appropriate therapeutic approach and predicting outcomes in patients with cardiogenic shock.

December 12, 2023

Prof. Dr. Christophe Vandenbriele: ICU Monitoring Essentials for Cardiogenic Shock

“Monitoring is the cornerstone of success in managing cardiogenic shock,” Professor Christophe Vandenbriele, M.D., emphasizes in this discussion of his recently published paper, “Monitoring on the ICU: Integrating Hemodynamic Assessment, Laboratory Data, and Imaging Techniques for Timely Detectio

December 12, 2023

Interview with Dr. Benedikt Schrage: ECMELLA in Cardiogenic Shock

Dr. Benedikt Schrage, MD, discusses the rationale and indications for ECMELLA (VA ECMO + Impella®) in patients with cardiogenic shock.

December 12, 2023

Interview with Dr. Alexander Bernhardt: Escalation and De-escalation Strategies  

Alexander Bernhardt, MD, discusses insertion, escalation, de-escalation, and weaning of MCS devices in patients with cardiogenic shock.

December 5, 2023

From Escalation to Weaning Strategies — How to Integrate the ECMELLA Concept

This article describes escalation and weaning best practices for patients with cardiogenic shock supported with ECMELLA—a combination of Impella and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

December 5, 2023

Differential Utilization of Impella Devices, ECMO, and Combined Therapies as Escalation and De-escalation Strategies

“The decision to escalate, de-escalate or wean is highly dependent on patient presentation, capabilities of the institution, and the expertise of the heart team,” write the authors of this paper on differential usage of Impella devices, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and combined str

December 5, 2023

Monitoring on the ICU: Integrating Hemodynamic Assessment, Laboratory Data, and Imaging Techniques for Timely Detection of Deterioration and Recovery

In this paper the authors discuss best practices for monitoring CS patients supported by a microaxial flow pump (mAFP) such as Impella®, venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA ECMO), or both devices together, a combination referred to as ECpella. 

December 5, 2023

EACTS 2023 Dr. Kaveh Eghbalzadeh: Awake Insertion of Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

Kaveh Eghbalzadeh, MD, PhD, describes his first experiences with awake insertion of the Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® in Cologne.

December 4, 2023

From Medical Therapy to Mechanical Support – Strategies for Device Selection and Implantation Techniques

Letizia Bertoldi, MD, and colleagues describe how catecholamines and percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVADs) are used to treat cardiogenic shock (CS). Bertoldi et al.

December 1, 2023

Recognizing Patients as Candidates for Mechanical Circulatory Support Along the Spectrum of Cardiogenic Shock

This paper discusses the latest guidance for identifying patients with cardiogenic shock (CS) who are candidates for mechanical circulatory support (MCS).

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