Patients and CHI St. Vincent Heart Doctors Celebrate Heart Recovery
Patients and their families joined CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute physicians and staff at the heart recovery reunion. All the patients honored at the event had received the Impella® heart pump, the world’s smallest heart pump. The Impella is designed to provide minimally-invasive, temporary support for patients who have heart failure or are in cardiogenic shock as the result of a heart attack. CHI St. Vincent has implanted more than 100 Impella heart pumps, more than any hospital in the state of Arkansas.