Percutaneous Axial Flow Pumps and Their Role in Advanced Cardiogenic Shock

Cardiac Surgeon, Dr. Marisa Cevasco, describes the use of the Impella(R) Axial Flow Pump for ECMO treatments and reviews available evidence through recent cases. Specific to ECMO, she talks about the unchanged limitations and overview when navigating. “I had to present on ECMO this morning and pulled out a presentation from 2019. That should tell you things have not changed. ECMO is still the quickest way to rescue someone out of shock.” - Dr. Marisa Cevasco on the topic of ECMO.

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April 14, 2023

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Marisa Cevasco, MD, MPH

Marisa Cevasco, MD, MPH

Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Cevasco is a Penn Medicine physician.

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