A week after she went in for gall bladder surgery, Erin woke up. Thoughts raced through her mind: Was I in car accident?
Somebody had better tell my boss I’m not coming into work. When she saw friends and family from other states were in her room, Erin realized how sick she was.
Although Erin improved with the help of Impella CP, her heart still needed additional support. Her ejection fraction, which measures the amount of blood that your heart is able pump, was dangerously low at 15 percent, Dr. Abraham said.
Impella® Protects the Heart During Cardiogenic Shock
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