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.
Mother Recovers From Rare Cardiac Condition
Physicians diagnosed Dawn Dipzinski with a spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a rare condition that occurs when a tear forms in a blood vessel in the heart
Grandfather Celebrates His 60th Birthday with a Recovered Heart
The Impella 5.0® was implanted to support Jerome Cole's weak heart and, after given the time to rest, Jerome’s heart began to show signs of improvement
Mother Fully Recovers After a Virus Attacked Her Heart
After a virus attacked Jenny DeVoe's heart, her doctors’ quick thinking and a tiny pump made heart recovery possible
The Day an EMT Faced Her Own Emergency and How a Tiny Pump Helped Save Her Life
A week after her heart attack, Joella Bobak was able to walk out of the hospital and go home with her own, recovered heart
Autocross Racer Back in the Driver’s Seat Following Heart Attack
The next day, the Impella® heart pump was removed, and Dan Wolpert walked out of the hospital nine days later
Impella® Heart Pump Helps Give New Mexico Guardsman a Second Chance at Life
After several days, Impella 2.5® heart pump was removed, and Jay Sanchez's heart was strong enough to function without mechanical support
Former Marine Back to Running and Spending Precious Time with Family
While out for a run, Jeff Fisher remembers feeling serious pain on his left side.
Hope in the Heart of Texas
Justin Redman feared undergoing yet another procedure. That’s when he was introduced to Protected PCI with Impella®.
Protect Your Heart. Protect Your Passion
Tiny heart pump gives Texas foster mom, Vickie Nemec, her life back