Still Dancing after Impella RP® Heart Pump Helps Woman Recover From Heart Attack
Nancy returned home in February 2017 and after cardiac rehab, was able to return to her normal quality of life. She has now resumed all activities – including driving, traveling and exercising – and even joins a team walk every Saturday with friends. Nancy is grateful for the staff at The Christ Hospital, innovative technology like the Impella heart pump and the incredible support she received from family members throughout her recovery. Nancy believes that the Impella heart pump, her physicians and God saved her life.
Making heart repair safer for no-option patients recommended for a PCI procedure
- The world’s smallest heart pump
- Impella® is a heart pump intended for temporary (≤ 6 hours) use by patients with severe symptomatic CAD and diminished (but stable) heart function who are undergoing PCI but are not candidates for surgical coronary bypass treatment
Impella® Protects the Heart During Cardiogenic Shock
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