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.
CEO Returns to Work After Suffering Postpartum SCAD Heart Attack
Today, Andrea Iglesias has normal heart function with an ejection fraction of 60%.
Andrzej Wolinski is Back to Cooking After a Protected PCI Procedure
Following a brief recovery period, Andrzej's quality of life has improved.
Father's Heart Fully Recovers from COVID-19
Upon arrival, physicians identified that Bobby Goines had myocarditis due to COVID-19 and was in cardiogenic shock with a severely reduced ejection fraction (below 10%).
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.