The Use of Impella® RP Support System in Patients With Right Heart Failure

Full Title

Recover Right The Use of Impella® RP Support System in Patients With Right Heart Failure: A Clinical and Probable Benefit Study

Purpose of Study

The primary purpose for this study is to assess the safety, feasibility and possible effectiveness of the use of the Impella® RP System device in patients with right heart failure when medical treatments will not help.

Sponsor: Abiomed, Inc.

Local Principal Investigator: Robert L. Kormos, MD, FAHA, FRCS(C)

Division(s)

Research Type

Contact Information

Melissa Enlow, RN, MSN
412-647-1582
enlowms@upmc.edu

Eligibility

Group A – Patients with right heart failure after placement of a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Group B – Patients with right heart failure after heart surgery or after a heart attack

For more information, visit the ClinicalTrial.gov link.