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The World's Smallest Heart Pump

What Sets Impella Heart Pumps Apart

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Supports Your Heart

Impella allows the heart to rest and recover by temporarily assisting the pumping function of the heart to efficiently deliver blood and oxygen to the entire body.

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Safe and Effective

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Impella its highest level of approval as safe and effective.

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Improved Quality of Life

In a randomized controlled trial, 8-in-10 patients treated with Impella heart pumps experienced reduction in heart failure symptoms or improvement in heart function.1

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SmartAssist technology gives medical providers insights to help them improve patient outcomes

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Jeff Morray was discharged home the following day with normal heart function.

Once the determination was made that a Protected PCI was the best option for Jeff, Impella CP was inserted to allow his heart to rest while his physicians performed a procedure to restore blood flow to parts of the body that may have suffered lack of blood flow.

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The temporary support of Impella allowed Devan Smith to recover his heart after four days and resume his normal life with no limitations

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Shirley Polk developed peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) after the birth of her second child.

The Impella heart pump gave Shirley’s heart a chance to rest and recover for two days, which allowed her to return to her active routine as a mom and cyclist.


A Guide for You, Your Family and Caregivers

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The Impella® Left Ventricular Support System

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Advancing the Way Heart Disease is Treated

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  1. O’Neill, W.W., et al. (2012). Circulation, 126(14), 1717-1727.