IMpella®-Protected cArdiaC surgery Trial (IMPACT)

High-risk cardiac surgery patients with severe LV are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by the Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are at least ≥18 years of age
• Are undergoing a specific cardiac surgery procedure
• Have left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) within 30 days before surgery

You may not participate in this study if you:

• Have salvage operation (cardiac arrest within 24 hours prior to index surgery)
• Have an unresponsive state within 24 hours of the time of surgery
• Have any MCS device such as IABP, Impella® in place prior to informed consent
• Have ventricular septal defect (VSD)
• Have stroke within 30 days of the index cardiac surgical procedure
• Have solid organ or hematologic transplantation prior to study
• Are confirmed with COVID-19 infection within two weeks prior to operation
• Are suspected or known pregnancy

Contact Information
Ms. Magdalena Mamczur-Madry, Study Coordinator
Phone: (718) 920-3576