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.
In this section you will find a collection of recorded webinars by experts from different European countries.
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 Hilnomaz
Dr. Ota Hilnomaz 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.