Welcome to the PulseCath academy
The PulseCath Academy consists of several sections and levels. It provides online training on the iVAC 2L, percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device for interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, cathlab staff and distributors. To gain practical experience with iVAC 2L you can contact us directly for onsite training, hands-on workshops in combination with a simulator or live case training in a Center of Excellence.
- Theory of circulatory system and counterpulsation
- Overview of Cardiac Performance
- Function of iVAC 2L
- iVAC 2L Academy Anatomy of the Heart
- iVAC 2L procedures steps, insertion techniques and removal
- iVAC 2L Academy Procedure (membrane pump long driveline batch 3E01 and on)iVAC 2L Academy ProcedureiVAC 2L Academy Live Procedure
- IABP driver settings
- iVAC 2L IABP console
- Indications and contra-indications
- Clinical data
- iVAC 2L Product Presentation Detailed
- Video's iVAC 2L
- Al Qassimi Hospital February 2023
Center of excellences
The Benefits of iVAC 2L in clinical practice
In this video series, Professor Nicolas van Mieghem will discuss the benefits of iVAC 2L in clinical practice and will share the learnings and key outcomes from the Pulse Trial, and the effect of next generation pulsatile mechanical circulatory support (MCS).
MCS indications and patient selection
Overview: Percutaneous MCS Systems
Key Findings: Clinical Experience high-risk PCI next generation MCS protected in Erasmus MC
Patient screening and access site management
iVAC 2L® technology overview, procedure, technique and performance
Summary: iVAC 2L ® and Mechanical Unloading
Study Design and Population
iVAC 2L ® effects on Cardiac Mechanics
Pulse Trial Conclusion
Frequently Asked Questions
Pulsatile LV support during high-risk PCI
Dr. Joost Daemen from Erasmus Medical Centre in the Netherlands talks through some of the basic concepts of pulsatile LV support during high-risk PCI in 4 sessions
Pulsatile LV support during high-risk PCI (the PulseCath iVAC 2L)
The concept of pulsatile LV support (the PulseCath iVAC 2L)
Pulsatile vs. Continuous percutaneous MCS
Large bore access - basic concepts
iVAC 2L experience review from Dr. Ota Hlinomaz
Dr. Ota Hlinomaz reviews his experience of the iVAC 2L from CINRE hospital – Bratislava – Slovakia.
iVAC 2L experience review from Prof. Joško Bulum, MD, PhD
Prof. Joško Bulum, MD, PhD reviews his experience of the iVAC 2L from UHC Zagreb.
iVAC 2L experience review from Dr. Joan Antoni Gómez
Dr. Joan Antoni Gómez reviews his experience of the iVAC 2L from University Hospital of Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain.