Effective Hemodynamic Support in Elective and Urgent High-Risk PCI
A Protected PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) is a minimally invasive cardiac procedure supported with an Impella® heart pump. Impella support helps maintain hemodynamic stability and provides left ventricular unloading during the procedure, which may allow for more thorough PCI and more complete revascularization in a single session, reducing long-term incidences of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events (MACCE).
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Clinical Trial Update with Chuck Simonton, MD
Jason Wollmuth, MD, discusses large-bore access and intravascular imaging best practices for treating high-risk PCI patients.
Tips, Tricks and Techniques for High-Risk PCI
Amir Kaki, MD, FACC, FSCAI discusses tips, tricks and techniques for high-risk PCI. In chapter 1, Dr. Kaki draws on his experience at one of the busiest centers in the country to address groin management, a common challenge for high-risk intervention patients.
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Learn more about how to identify patients for Protected PCI, including those with complex coronary artery disease, hemodynamic compromise and comorbidities.
Read extensive data, including RCT findings and a published literature review of 3,301 patients, that support Impella® safety efficacy.
Review single-access techniques, weaning considerations and other best practices to improve patient outcomes during a Protected PCI procedure.