Each story is different, but all share a common message: heart recovery is possible. Learn more about the people who returned home with their native hearts.
Enjoying Life in Berlin Again Thanks to the Impella® Heart Pump
Franziska Blies recovered from myocarditis with the support of Impella heart pumps
After Being Turned Down for Surgery, John Fisher was Introduced to Protected PCI
John was turned down for surgery due to a low ejection fraction and multiple comorbidities. However, his cardiologist was determined that John was a candidate for a Protected PCI procedure with Impella®
Rosie Coleman Survives Post-Cardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock
After three days on support, Rosie’s condition improved and the Impella heart pump was removed.
Naval Officer Survives Cardiac Arrest
While getting ready for work, Ramon Rinkin suddenly collapsed in his bathroom and went into cardiac arrest
Physicians and Impella® Help to Recover Father’s Heart in Japan
Tatsuya Hamano is now back to work and enjoys a healthier lifestyle with his family after recovering from cardiomyopathy
From COVID-19 to Heart Recovery, Kerri Bryles is Back to Being Herself
Kerri, a 45-year-old wife, mother, and pharmacist always led a healthy lifestyle but after four negative COVID-19 test results, Kerri tested positive
Mom of Two and Avid Tennis Player Recovers from Cardiomyopathy
Though Jentry Workman was considered for a heart transplant, her condition began to improve within a few days after the Impella® heart pump was implanted
Grandfather Enjoys Quality Time With His Family Following a Protected PCI Procedure
Because of his previous heart attack, Dr. Kaki felt that Bill Asper would benefit from the Protected PCI procedure with Impella®.
Father Back with His Family After Collapsing on a Run
Israel Contreras was discharged home within two weeks with normal heart function