Surgical Applications

Patient Management

Patient Management Starts in the Operating Room

Prior to leaving the OR, and as part of ongoing patient management with Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® heart pump, confirm that the Tuohy-Borst is locked and confirm three-point external fixations.

During fixation adjustments or bathing, avoid using alcohol or alcohol-based products on the purge sidearm.


Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® Heart Pump Overview

Global Impella Training Manager, Kevin Ray, MS, RT(R), CV, provides a tip-to-toe overview of the Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® heart pump that’s designed for long-duration support.


Echocardiography for Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist Heart Pump

Learn how echocardiography aids in insertion, positioning and pump management.

Additional Services

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Impella Connect®

Your cloud-based, remote monitoring of Impella heart pump status to help improve patient outcomes. With Impella Connect, authorized hospital staff can review cases at any time from any internet-connected device.


Clinical Support Center

Your on-call resource for 24/7 clinical and technical support. Contact the Clinical Support Center (CSC) at +49 (0)1805 2246633 (EU) for patient management expertise to help you achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

Patient Management Topics


Digital Summit 2020 - Session Cardiac Surgery

Explore the Cardiac Surgery Session at Digital Summit 2020 with Dr. Alexander Bernhardt.


EURO ELSO Symposia - ECMO and Impella: Escalation & Weaning

Discover our Symposium about "ECMO and Impella - Escalation & Weaning".


Escalation and De-Escalation of MCS in Cardiogenic Shock

Dr. Bertoldi talks about "Escalation and de-escalaltion of MCS in Cardiogenic Shock" at Digital Summit 2021.

Additional Resources

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