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.
Mother Fully Recovers After a Virus Attacked Her Heart
After a virus attacked Jenny DeVoe's heart, her doctors’ quick thinking and a tiny pump made heart recovery possible
The Day an EMT Faced Her Own Emergency and How a Tiny Pump Helped Save Her Life
A week after her heart attack, Joella Bobak was able to walk out of the hospital and go home with her own, recovered heart
Autocross Racer Back in the Driver’s Seat Following Heart Attack
The next day, the Impella® heart pump was removed, and Dan Wolpert walked out of the hospital nine days later
Impella® Heart Pump Helps Give New Mexico Guardsman a Second Chance at Life
After several days, Impella 2.5® heart pump was removed, and Jay Sanchez's heart was strong enough to function without mechanical support
Former Marine Back to Running and Spending Precious Time with Family
While out for a run, Jeff Fisher remembers feeling serious pain on his left side.
Hope in the Heart of Texas
Justin Redman feared undergoing yet another procedure. That’s when he was introduced to Protected PCI with Impella®.
Protect Your Heart. Protect Your Passion
Tiny heart pump gives Texas foster mom, Vickie Nemec, her life back
A Complete Recovery for a Young Mother’s Heart
After two days, Cecy Wells’s heart recovered, the Impella® heart pump was removed and Cecy no longer had any symptoms of heart failure
Dr. Thom Dahle Shares the Story of His Father, Tory Dahle
Tory Dahle benefited from Protected PCI with the Impella CP® heart pump
Surgeons Turned Bobby Freeman Down for Open Heart Surgery Because He Was Too High Risk
Bobby remained on Impella® support for four days until his heart was strong enough to function on its own and the Impella was removed