TITLE

Commentary on: Abiomed Impella® 2.5 patient transport: lessons learned

AUTHOR(S)
Griffith, Kevin
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Perfusion;Nov2010, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p387
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Impella® 2.5, a partial flow device for the heart which was presented at the 30th Annual Seminar of the American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion. It states that Impella® is employed in cardiac catheterization laboratories which lack backup care for the patients. It says that the Impella® did not feature excessive hemolysis. It adds that Impella® has been used as a left ventricular assist instrument without malposition difficulties.
ACCESSION #
55472900

 

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