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POLARx Cryosystem Hardware & Disposables


Lesson Features

Module: 2 | POLARx & Cryosystem Overview

Prerequisite: None

Assessment: Yes

Certificate: Yes

Duration: 30 minutes

Lesson Details

This lesson introduces the POLARx cryoablation system hardware and components as a treatment option for atrial fibrillation using pulmonary vein isolation.

This learning has been designed to provide an overview of the POLARx Cryoablation System and background for how this new technology works.

This lesson provides learning on the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • System Overview
  • POLARx Balloon Catheter
  • POLARMAP Catheter
  • POLARMAP Console
  • Summary.

On completion of this lesson you should be able to:

  1. Describe how cryoablation is applied in the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  2. Recognise the POLARx Cryoablation System and its components
  3. Explain the design, functionality and operation of the components and console of the POLARx System.

On completion of the lesson, you will then be able to take the knowledge check. This knowledge check is comprised of six multiple-choice questions.

In order to complete this lesson, you will be required to achieve a score of 80% for this assessment.