Dr. Nishant Patel featured in article on Impella RP to Treat Right Heart Failure
Abiomed’s newest right heart pump, the Impella RP with SmartAssist, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market approval (PMA) as safe and effective to treat acute right heart failure for up to 14 days.
“Early detection of right heart failure and early action is key to improving patient survival rates,” said Nishant Patel, MD, cardiothoracic surgeon at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. “Data demonstrates that Impella RP dramatically improves survival rates for critically ill patients in need of right heart hemodynamic support. I look forward to improving outcomes further with this new generation of Impella RP.” Read the entire article by clicking here.