Each story is different, but all share a common message: heart recovery is possible. Learn more about the people who returned home with their native hearts.
Rob Dunbar is Back to Riding His Motorcycle and Enjoying Family
After eleven days of support, Rob’s condition improved.
Anne Fowler is Back to Gardening
Anne remained on Impella® support for nearly three days until her heart function recovered and the pump was removed.
Anesthesiologist Survives Cardiogenic Shock After Collapsing
Following a brief recovery period, Dr. Amos Szajner has returned to his active lifestyle.
Enjoying Flights Above Switzerland After Heart Attack
Because of the Impella® heart pump, Rolf Schnurrenberger is back at his favorite hobbies.
Kumamoto Man Survives Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Thanks to the Impella® Heart Pump
After three days of support, Ryuji Nagai’s heart function recovered and Impella® was removed.
Grandfather’s Heart Recovers from Myocarditis
On June 17, Kimihiko went into cardiogenic shock and required immediate mechanical circulatory support.
Young Lawyer’s Heart Recovers from COVID-19 and Myocarditis
After three days of support, Chavez Adams’ heart recovered and Impella® was removed.
Surviving a Heart Attack While Surfing
After three days of support, Bob Kiefer’s heart function returned to normal.
Treatment with the Impella® Heart Pump
Ralf Rohrbeck survives heart attack and now enjoys a new life in Helmstedt