Impella® Catheter Position Alarms

Impella® Catheter Position Alarms

The Automated Impella® Controller continuously monitors the catheter based on the placement signal and the motor current.

If the system alarms with one of the positioning alarms described in this section, fluoroscopic ...

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Impella® Catheter Positioning

Impella® Catheter Positioning

Four Impella® Catheter positions you are likely to encounter when examining echocardiograms from patients supported with the Impella® Catheter include:

  • 1. Correct Impella® Catheter position
  • 2. Impella® Catheter too far into the left ventricle
  • 3. Impella® Catheter inlet in the aorta
  • 4. Impella® Catheter in papillary muscle

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Heparin Rate Calculator

Heparin Rate Calculator

Accurate heparin infusion rate is very important in patients with Impella Catheter. Use this calculator to assist you in correctly dosing heparin for your patient.

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ECMO CPT and wRVUs

ECMO CPT and wRVUs

There are many different CPT codes related to adult ECMO procedures and daily visits. Here you can see list of all CPT codes and their related wRVU as of 2015.

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