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Table 2 List showing all Impella related complications during study time period. One of nine patients who had Impella complications suffered mortality

From: The role of the axillary Impella 5.0 device on patients with acute cardiogenic shock

Impella related complications (N = 9) Mortality
Accidental Impella dislodgement No
Impella malfunction requiring explant No
Axillary exploration for hematoma No
Impella malfunction requiring reinsert No
Impella malfunction requiring reinsert No
Limb ischemia requiring axillary artery decompression Yes
Brachioplexopathy No
Acute limb ischemia requiring embolectomy No
Impella malfunction requiring reinsertion No