You are visiting a website that is not intended for your region

The page or information you have requested is intended for an audience outside the United States. By continuing to browse you confirm that you are a non-US resident requesting access to this page or information.

Switch to the US site

Select Your Country or Region

Cardiac Intervention Set (CiSet)

Cardiac Intervention Set (CiSet)
Cardiac Intervention Set (CiSet)

Cardiac Intervention Set (CiSet)

Short term support - a life-saving decision

Supporting patients during high-risk percutaneous cardiac interventions


When treating patients with high-risk PCI, the physician should take into account a 7 - 10% risk of acute hemodynamic instability; this almost always leads to the need for urgent circulatory support[1]. Cardiac assist devices can be used to regain stability and to support the patient as quickly and effectively as possible.

Cardiac Intervention Set (CiSet)

CiSet Background

  • Rising numbers of cardiac interventions are occurring, especially in older and sicker patients [2] [3] [4]
  • Increasingly complex cardiac interventions occur after the introduction of new stent variations (e.g. drug eluting or dissolving stents) and evolving technologies (e.g. minimally invasive valve-replacement) [5]
  • Increased need for, and acceptance of circulatory support during high-risk PCI [1] [6] [7] or valve replacement.

Benefits at a glance

  • First standardized tubing set for ECLS during high-risk PCI
  • Designed to be used for up to 6 hours this set can serve as a back-up solution to cover the phase of highest risk of instability and take over full support if necessary
  • Quick and easy set-up and priming for fast deployment in emergency situations
  • Low priming volume minimizes hemodilution
  • Connection of external pressure measurement and arterial temperature is possible
  • Integrated centrifugal pump and heat exchanger for precise temperature management.


Alla referenser

  1. Briguori C et al. Elective versus provisional intra-aortic balloon pumping in ULMS.
    Am. Heart J. 2006; 152 (3): 565-572

  2. Vainer J et al. Elective high-risk percutaneous coronary interventions supported by extracorporeal life support.
    Am. J. Cardiol. 2007; 99 (6): 771-3

  3. Anastasiadis K et al. Successful high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention with the use of minimal extracorporeal cirulation system.
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012; 80 (5): 845–9

  4. Tsao et al. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-assisted primary percutaneous coronary intervention may improve survival of patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by profound cardiogenic shock.
    J. Crit. Care. 2012; 27 (5): 530.e1-530.e11

  5. Dardas P et al. ECMO as a bridge to high-risk rotablation of heavily calcified coronary arteries.
    Herz. 2012; 37 (2): 225-30

  6. Bagai J et al. Efficacy and safety of percutaneous life support during high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention, refractory cardiogenic shock and in-laboratory cardiopulmonary arrest.
    J. Invasive Cardiol. 2011; 23 (4): 141-7

  7. Webb DP et al. Novel multi-functional life support system.
    J. Extra Corpor. Technol. 2010; 42 (3): 232-4