Education Library

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.

The education library consists of resources for Health Care Professionals.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Learn when to use the short term percutaneous ventricular assist device (pVAD), iVAC 2L in clinical practice
  • Understand the differences between pulsatile and continuous flow
  • Understand the technology behind the device
  • Gain a better understanding of how the iVAC 2L is more efficient
  • Learn how to identify the right patient (high-risk PCI)
  • Learn when to use iVAC 2L vs Impella CP
  • Further understanding of large bore access management
  • Portugal congress APIC iVAC 2L live case

    Live in the Box: CHIP – PCI Complex High-Risk Indicated Percutaneous Coronary Intervention performed by Dr. Valdirene Gonçalves, Dr. Joana Delgado Silva, Dr. Marco Costa in CHUC – hospital Covoes, Coimbra.

    First hospital in Malaysia PulseCath iVAC 2L

    The National Heart Institute, IJN is the first hospital in Malaysia and Southeast Asia that utilizes this new technology, PulseCath iVAC 2L. This breakthrough technology offers short-term mechanical circulatory support during high-risk procedures for patients with impaired left ventricular function. Watch this video and discover how PulseCath iVAC 2L enhances patient outcomes and expands treatment options for severe coronary artery disease.

    TCT Challenging Cases Dr Matthew Mercieca Balbi

    TCT 2023: Temporary Hemodynamic Support use in a Very High-Risk LM PCI and TAVR by Dr Matthew Mercieca Balbi, interventional cardiologist, Mater Dei Hospital, Malta

    TCT Challenging Cases Dr. Jurij Avramovic

    TCT 2023: Novel percutaneous ventricular assist device-assisted left main PCI in a patient with severely reduced left ventricular ejection fraction by Dr. Jurij Avramovic, Interventional cardiologist, Head of Cardiology department, Hospital Izola, Slovenia

    TEACH Course Live Case iVAC 2L Al Qassimi Hospital, UAE, October 2023

    PulseCath organized the third training session with 2 live cases in Dubai. It was a pleasure and honour to organize this event hosted by Al Qassimi Hospital, Sharjah, Dr. Arif Al Nooryani and his team. Watch this video for a summary of the first procedure with focus on preparation the iVAC 2L device. The procedure was performed by Dr, Georgios Sianos and Dr. Joost Daemen from the Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Next to this there were presentations and discussions by Dr. Joost Daemen about Pulsatile LV support during high-risk PCI, please check the 4 sessions on the webinars page.

    Serbia Clinical Center of Vojvodina iVAC 2l case

    Clinical Center of Vojvodina iVAC 2l case. Protected High-Risk PCI procedure in Institution for Cardiovascular Diseases Kamenica  performed by Prof. Debeljacki.

    Poland congress NFIC iVAC 2L live case

    Complex coronary angioplasy in patient with advanced coronary artery disease supported by laser angioplasty and left ventricle assist device iVAC 2L performed by Prof. Robert J. Gil, MD, Phd, Prof. Tomasz Pawlowski, MD, PhD, Dr. Pawel Modzelewski MD, Central Clinical Hospital of Ministry of the Interior and Administration Warsaw.

    University Clinical Centre of Serbia in Belgrade

    PulseCath iVAC 2l case in University Clinical Centre of Serbia via surgical approach. Off-Pump CABG procedure in Clinical Center Serbia performed by Prof. Svetozar Putnik. It was the first procedure with the direct insertion into the aorta with iVAC 2L.

    Heart glossary

    Understanding the various components and terms related to the heart can be helpful in understanding its functioning and in diagnosing and treating heart conditions.

    Case-in-a-box congress - video 7

    Case-in-a-box congress - video 6

    Case-in-a-box congress - video 5

    Case-in-a-box congress - video 4

    Case-in-a-box congress - video 3

    Case-in-a-box congress - video 2

    Case-in-a-box congress - video 1

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

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

    iVAC 2L Procedure Steps

    iVAC 2L Setup

    iVAC 2L Trouble Shooting

    iVAC 2L Clinical Effect

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