First PulseCath iVAC 2L case in Malta

The first PulseCath iVAC 2L case was performed by Dr. Robert G. Xuereb, Chairman of the department of Cardiology and Dr. Matthew Mercieca Balbi in Mater Dei Hospital. Complex High-Risk PCI, multi vessel disease, patient male, 77 years, 162 cm, 76 kg, EF < 20%, Syntax score 25, Diabetes II, Hypertension and Kidney failure. LAD to be treated. Prior stenting (total 2 stents) the Shockwave IVL System was used. Overall PCI support with iVAC 2L was 45 minutes, flow 1.7 liters per minute. ACT target < 300. Patient was stable with MBP over 60 during procedure. Femoral artery closed with double Perclose ProGlide closure device.
Congratulations to Dr Robert G. Xuereb, Dr Matthew Mercieca Balbi and cathlab team. Big thanks to our new partner in Malta Technoline Ltd, Sales manager Damaris Lofaro and team.

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