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.
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.
Impella® Heart Pump Enables Heart Recovery in Lucerne
Because of the Impella heart pump, Anneke and her husband are back to enjoying cycling and going on holiday.