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PULSE-trial: Summarising the Clinical Outcomes and 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…


Joint EAPCI/ACVC expert consensus document on pVAD

An expert consensus has been released by the Joint European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) and the Association for Acute Cardiovascular Care (ACVC) reviewing the pathophysiological context…


The Clinical Case of First High Risk PCI Under Use of PulseCath iVAC 2L Left Ventricular Assist Device in Russia

B.G. Alekyan, N.G. Karapetyan, A.Ya. Novak , G.P. Plotnikov, Yu.B. Knysh, G.S. Grigoryan A.V. Vishnevsky National Medical Research Center of Surgery, Moscow Please follow this link: Casereport Moscow September…


Casereport First-in-Man Method description: Left Ventricular Unloading With iVAC 2L During Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: From Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation to ECMELLA to EC-iVAC

Carsten Tschöpe, Alessio Alogna, Alessandro Faragli, Karin Klingel, Gunther Schmidt, Torsten Wolfgang Heilmann, Marcelo B. Bastos and Frank Spillmann Please follow this link: Casereport Berlin September 2020 for the full…


First implantation of the pulsatile left ventricular assist device iVAC 2L in a heart failure patient infected with influenza type A

Please follow this link to the publication….


PulseCath mechanicaL Support Evaluation (PULSE) – ongoing trial

Prof.Dr. Nicolas van Mieghem, Erasmus Medical Center Brief Summary The objective of this study is to determine ventricular loading conditions during and after PulseCath®  iVAC 2L support, and…


PulseCath iVAC 2L: next-generation pulsatile mechanical circulatory support. January 2020

Marcelo B Bastos , Maarten P van Wiechen & Nicolas M Van Mieghem*, Department of Interventional Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands *Author for correspondence: Tel.:…


Pressure and volume unloading with pulsatile circulatory support during high risk percutaneous revascularization. August 2019

B. Bastos M. 1 , JJ. Schreuder 1 , J. Daemen 1 , CA. Den Uil 1,2 , NM. Van Mieghem 1 (1) Erasmus Medical Center, Interventional Cardiology,…


Head-to-Head Comparison of a Pulsatile and a Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device in High-Risk PCI Setting: iVAC2L Versus Impella 2.5. September 2019

Alexander Samol,1 Blerim Luani,2 Sven Kaese,3 Marcus Wiemer3 1Johannes Wesling University Hospital, Department of Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine, Minden, Germany; 2 Ruhr University Bochum, Minden, Germany; 3 Johannes Wesling University…


Haemodynamic impact of a new pulsatile mechanical circulatory support in high-risk coronary stenting. February 2018

Marcelo Barros Bastos, MD; Joost Daemen, MD, PhD; Nicolas M. Van Mieghem*, MD, PhD Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcentrum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Click here for publication: 2018…

Case-in-a-box congress - video 7

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Case-in-a-box number 2: Al Qassimi Hospital February 2023

Case-in-a-box number 1: Al Qassimi Hospital February 2023

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