The international course organized by the Central University Hospital Asturias (HUCA) and which involved some of the experts in different countries of the world . This Hospital one of the most experienced in this technique has been used to update the status of a procedure that was performed for the first time in HUCA in 2007.
This hospital is a pioneer in Spain in the use of this technique and the most extensive experience with 68 patients who underwent for the intervention in the past year.
During the symposium at the HUCA six patients were transmited live, all of them in some cases with a high clinical and technical complexity.
New techniques performed for the first time in Spain were used, such as access via carotid artery, subclavian access and direct access to the aorta with intercostal incision.
Interventions were made by a multidisciplinary team of interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons.
During the two-day symposium live six cases were transmitted from the two cathlabs simultaneously to the Auditorium of the hospital.
The transmission was carried out in two-way audio and video without latency, in Full HD 1080p60.
If you want to see the pictures of course click here: FOTOS 1st Curse