Title

Long term survival after early unloading with Impella CP

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-20-2018

Publication Title

Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care

Abstract

BACKGROUND:: The use of percutaneous left ventricular assist devices in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock (AMICS) is evolving. The aim of the study was to assess the long-term outcome of patients with AMICS depending on early initiation of Impella CP

METHODS:: We retrospectively reviewed all patients who underwent PCI and Impella CP

RESULTS:: A total of 73 consecutive patients (69±12 years old, 27.4% female) were supported with Impella CP

CONCLUSIONS:: In this small, single-centre, non-randomized study Impella CP

PubMed ID

30456984

ePublication

ePub ahead of print

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