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.
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.
Explore the education library for more tips and tricks.