Cardiogenic Shock

This page includes content on technologies to treat cardiogenic shock, including percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD), intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). This condition occurs when the heart can no longer pump enough oxygenated blood to the body. The most common cause of cardiogenic shock is damage to the heart from a severe heart attack. The standard of care for this condition for more than 20 years has a 50 percent survival rate, but improvements have recently been seen in studies using early pVAD intervention prior to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). For more information, visit the National Institute of Health (NIH) cardiogenic shock information page

Since Maquet/Datascope first recalled all of its  intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) due to reports of the batteries failing in November 2018, a year later the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said its has received more than 60 additional medical device reports related to this issue. These included two patient deaths and one serious patient injury.
News | November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019 — Since Maquet/Datascope first recalled all of its  intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) due to reports...
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News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | November 04, 2019
November 4, 2019 — Abbott is recalling its CentriMag Acute Circulatory Support System due to a calibration system error...
Videos | Cardiogenic Shock | October 08, 2019
William O’Neill, M.D., medical director of the Center for Structural Heart Disease at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit,...
Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., right, director, cardiac catheterization lab, during a complex CTO procedure at Henry Ford Hospital.

Khaldoon Alaswad, M.D., right, director, cardiac catheterization lab, during a complex CTO procedure at Henry Ford Hospital. (Photo by Dave Fornell)

Feature | Henry Ford Hospital | October 01, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Henry Ford Hospital thought leaders regularly speak at the cardiology conferences about new research and technology...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | September 22, 2019
There was a 77 percent increase in survival in cardiogenic shock patients treated using a new protocol in the National...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | September 12, 2019
A discussion with William O'Neill, M.D., director of the structural heart program, Henry Ford Hospital, and Michele...
SCAI Releases New Consensus Document on Classification Stages of Cardiogenic Shock

Image courtesy of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).

News | Cardiogenic Shock | May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019 – A newly released expert consensus statement proposes a classification schema for cardiogenic shock (CS)...
FDA Approves Impella 5.0 and Impella LD Extended Duration of Use
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the expansion of Abiomed’s Impella 5.0 and...
The Abiomed Impella percutaneous heart pump during a procedure at Henry Ford Hospital.

The Abiomed Impella percutaneous heart pump during a procedure at Henry Ford Hospital.

Podcast | Hemodynamic Support Devices | May 02, 2019
This podcast is a discussion with William O'Neill, M.D., director of the structural heart program, Henry Ford Hospital...
Two devices where safety is being called into question based on clinical data that is being questioned. The Cook Zilver PTX paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in a study questioning long-term safety of paclitaxel. The Abiomed Impella RP had higher than expected mortality in its post-approval study, possibly due to poor patient selection and implanting the device too late to aid the patient.

Two device technologies raised concerns in the industry based on recently released clinical data. The Cook Zilver PTX paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in a study questioning long-term safety of paclitaxel. The Abiomed Impella RP had higher than expected mortality in its post-approval study, possibly due to poor patient selection and implanting the device too late to aid the patient.

Blog | Cath Lab | February 20, 2019
Clinical study data makes the world go around in cardiology and is the basis of setting guidelines in evidence-based...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Heart Failure | February 13, 2019
William O'Neill, M.D., highlights best practice protocols based on Impella Quality database and real-world evidence...
The Abiomed Impella RP had higher than expected mortality in its post approval study, much higher than in its pre-market approval study. The vendor and the FDA believe this might be due to poor patient selection and implanting the device too late to aid the patient.

The Abiomed Impella RP had higher than expected mortality in its post-approval study, much higher than in its pre-market approval study. The vendor and the FDA believe this might be due to poor patient selection and implanting the device too late to aid the patient.

Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices | February 05, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter to cardiologists this week to explain its evaluation of high...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | December 13, 2018
Michael Amponsah, M.D., FACC, an interventional cardiologist at Mohawk Valley Health System, shares a case of Impella...
Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | October 01, 2018
Nevin Kapur, M.D., FAHA, FACC, FSCAI, executive director, Cardiovascular Center for Research and Innovation, Tufts...
Two versions of the Abiomed Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device being shown at ACC 2018. Impella is the only device currently cleared by the FDA for use in cardiogenic shock.

Two versions of the Abiomed Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device displayed at ACC 2018. Impella is the only device that currently has a FDA indication for use in cardiogenic shock. 

Feature | Hemodynamic Support Devices | July 08, 2018 | Emmanouil S. Brilakis, M.D., Ph.D., FSCAI and Srihari S. Naidu, M.D., FSCAI
Cardiogenic shock (CS) is a low-cardiac-output state resulting in life-threatening end-organ hypoperfusion and hypoxia...