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How to treat patients with undilatable / calcified coronary artery lesions?

PCR edu online

The NEW practical PCR edu online course on "How to treat patients presenting with undilatable / calcified lesions" is targeted to Interventional Cardiologists and Cath lab staff who want to understand:

  • How to treat undilatable / calcified coronary lesions
  • What are the essential tools one need to have and the key essential steps for safe usage of Rotational atherectomy
  • How to avoid and manage potential complications

Table of content

PCR edu online Calcified lesions - With an unrestricted educational grant from Boston Scientific

Introduction to e-learning course on Calcified lesions

The course follows a logical sequence, but it is also possible to jump straight to the section that is most relevant to your immediate need. Each module is made up of helpful media such as conversations between experienced people - who we call ‘online proctors’. They share their experiences and insights.

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Main course structure

CHAPTER 1 - WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT?

  • What is an undilatable lesion? 
  • What is the unmet need when we talk about undilatable lesions?
  • What are the different treatment options?

CHAPTER 2 - EQUIPMENT

  • What should we have in the cathlab?

CHAPTER 3 - PROCEDURE

  • How to achieve successful outcomes today?

CHAPTER 4 - HOW TO TREAT SPECIFIC LESIONS? TIPS AND TRICKS

  • Undilatable lesion
  • Very bulky calcified
  • Tortuous vessel
  • Aorto-ostial lesion
  • Left main STEM
  • Long diffuse calcified disease

CHAPTER 5 - HOW TO AVOID AND SOLVE COMPLICATIONS?

  • Advanced AV block
  • Low flow
  • Coronary rupture
  • Rotawire fracture
  • Burr entrapment

Additional resources

This course includes resources like the EuroIntervention Journal Consensus paper on rotablator, slide presentations as well as videos on the standard protocol for contemporary rotational atherectomy.

Proctoring team

Emanuele Barbato, Adam De Belder, Jean Fajadet, Michael Haude and Flavio Ribichini

How-to-connect guidelines

New users

If you are a new user and do not yet have an account on PCR edu online, please “Sign up”, by use the following enrolment key: rsbV3KTcdD0pRLcn5Rp1 New Sign-up (enrolment key)

Existing users

Please consult the following how-to-guide, which will assist you step-by-step how to "Sign in" to your existing account.This guide also includes the procedures for new sign-up, enrolment keys and course enrolment: Download guide

Account reactivation

We have migrated your account to our new Learning Management System. You should have received an email to reset a password, which will allow you to access the online learning platform and catalog. If your account has not yet been reactivated or you experience difficulties to connect, please contact support