Using VitalStream for cardiac surgery with Zain Khalpey, MD

Image of Dr. Khalpey and cardiac surgery

We sat down with Zain Khalpey, M.D. Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Director of Artificial Heart, MCS & ECMO, and Chief Medical AI Officer (Network Director) at Honor Health in Arizona, to discuss how he uses the VitalStream noninvasive hemodynamic monitor to deliver safer and more effective care for his patients. Why did you decide to start using…

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Caretaker Medical Unveils VitalStream Roadmap for Streamlined Cardiogenic Shock Monitoring at SCAI 2024

VitalStream cardiogenic shock roadmap

Charlottesville, VA – May 1, 2024 – Caretaker Medical, a leading innovator in advanced hemodynamic monitoring solutions, today announced the launch of its VitalStream® Cardiogenic Shock Continuous Monitoring Roadmap at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2024 meeting. This roadmap aligns with the National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative[i] criteria and timelines, empowering clinicians with…

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Enable rapid identification of cardiogenic shock for STEMI patients

Patient experiencing heart attack

Published in the Journal of American Heart Association in 2023, Early Utilization of Mechanical Circulatory Support in Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock: The National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative, developed a shock protocol that emphasized the early use of MCS with Impella. The study assessed outcomes in patients with AMI-CS and the feasibility of treating…

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Take steps to improve periop outcomes: The APSF recommendations on perioperative hemodynamic instability

Surgeon performing surgery

It’s no secret that studies across a wide range of surgical procedures have found that perioperative hemodynamic instability is associated with poor outcomes. Yet, best-practice guidelines for hemodynamic monitoring are still lacking. In December 2023, the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation took a step towards addressing this gap with the publication of recommendations for perioperative patients…

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