In this episode we explore two very different applications of the Impella® device – a percutaneously-placed temporary ventricular assist device (VAD) sold by Abiomed (no financial disclosures). These VADs work by the use of a micro-axillary pump which is typically placed by interventional cardiologists under fluoroscopy. The inlet of the pump is placed in the ventrical while the outlet rests just above the aortic valve.[Read more]
Finally we now know what DasSMACC has in store!
Here are some inside tips that we have received from the SMACC organising committee that will help you prepare for the ticket release which is scheduled for Wednesday 8.00 am 26th October (Sydney Australian EST), or 22.00 London, 17.00 New York on the 25th of October for those on that side of the world.[Read more]
Here is a case of a young man who presented to the Emergency Department with profound anaphylaxis. This was a “CAN Intubate/CAN’T VENTILATE” scenario:
What options do you have? Find out in this episode.
Post Pump Crit Care[Read more]
Article in Press: Practice characteristics of Emergency Department extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (eCPR) programs in the United States: The current state of the art of Emergency Department extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ED ECMO)[Read more]
The REANIMATE team is offering one free ticket to #REANIMATE2 & #REANIMATE3 to the winner of our resuscitation essay contest![Read more]
Joe interviews Torvind Naesheim, an intensivist and cardiothoracic anesthesiologist from Norway, on the management of accidental hypothermic arrest using ECMO[Read more]
Zack talks with the ED ECMO team from the University of Utah about how they established their ECPR program.[Read more]
When preparing for #REANIMATE16 there were no simulators for ECPR. There were no commercially available models for ECPR cannulation. There was nothing.
We had to build it. From scratch.
This short video documents the building of #REANIMATE16 and the first international endovascular resuscitation conference.
For Scott, Zack, and Joe #REANIMATE16 was a huge success…just in pulling it off![Read more]
This is a real-world case of a multi-drug overdosed patient that would have died without ECMO. We talk about ECMO being a bridge to an intervention. Well, sometimes ECMO is a bridge to metabolism of drug/med that they OD’d on.[Read more]