Detroit Cardiogenic Shock Initiative

The Detroit Cardiogenic Shock Initiative is an innovative collaboration between five hospitals in the Detroit area designed to improve outcomes in patients who experience cardiogenic shock after a heart attack. These hospitals all use the same best practices and protocols for treating cardiogenic shock. This protocol was developed using data from Abiomed’s Impella Quality (IQ) […]

How Does the World’s Smallest Heart Pump Work During Protected PCI?

Watch this brief animated video to discover how the world’s smallest heart pump does its job during Protected PCI procedures.  

Got Heart? The Impella Mobile Learning Laboratory Visits Bakersfield Heart Hospital

The massive Impella Mobile Learning Laboratory made a recent stop at the Bakersfield Heart Hospital, attracting kids and their parents, grandparents, doctors and other community members who came onboard to see the Impella 2.5™ heart pump. The world’s smallest heart pump, the Impella 2.5 heart pump, provides a safety net for the heart which enables […]