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Seraph 100’s Webinar – Why Glycocalyx Replacement Therapy is the Future of Medicine

2021-01-11T11:05:03+00:00January 11th, 2021|ICU, Cardiac Surgery|

We would like to start off 2021 by encouraging you to participate in the upcoming webinar regarding Seraph 100, the single use extracorporeal broad-spectrum sorbent hemoperfusion device for reduction of pathogens from the bloodstream. This time, the online session will revolve around why Glycocalyx Replacement Therapy is the Future of Medicine. Professor Herwig Gerlach (Department [...]

Webinar: Myocardial Protection and Resulting Post Bypass Blood Conservation

2020-07-15T08:54:00+00:00July 15th, 2020|Cardiac Surgery|

  Cardiolink together with Dr. F. Köhler Chemie GmbH, encourages you to attend the following webinar organized by Essential Pharmaceutical on Myocardial Protection and Resulting Post Bypass Blood Conservation, which will take place the 12th of August at 9pm. Dr. Serdar Gunaydin (Ankara Bilkent Şehir Hastanesi, Turkey), will be one of the speakers of this [...]

Webinar: Myocardial Preservation by Single Shot Cardioplegic Techniques: Custodiol vs Del Nido

2020-05-21T08:45:34+00:00May 21st, 2020|Organ preservation, Cardiac Surgery|

Next Thursday 28th of May at 5pm, Cardiolink together with Dr. F. Köhler Chemie GmbH organizes a webinar on Myocardial Preservation by Single Shot Cardioplegic Techniques. Dr. Serdar Gunaydin (Ankara Bilkent Şehir Hastanesi, Turkey), will be the speaker of this online session, which will revolve around the comparative study outcomes of different Cardioplegic solutions (such [...]

Cardiolink becomes Exthera Medical’s Spanish distributor for Seraph 100

2020-04-23T11:47:29+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

We are pleased to announce that Cardiolink has recently concluded a distribution agreement with Exthera Medical Corporation, a medical device company focused on therapeutic applications to treat drug-resistant and drug-susceptible bloodstream infections in high-risk patient populations, regarding its microbind affinity blood filter Seraph® 100. Seraph 100 is a single use extracorporeal broadspectrum sorbent hemoperfusion device [...]

Transapical implantation of the transcatheter heart valve MyVal in CHUAC

2020-03-10T14:11:13+00:00March 10th, 2020|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

Considering the great importance that the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has nowadays in the treatment of valvular heart disease, Cardiolink Group has recently reached an agreement with Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd, for the distribution of the transcatheter heart valve MyValTM in Spain. The transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), is a minimally invasive surgical [...]

VIII Curso Internacional de Asistencia Circulatoria Mecánica (ACM), Hosp. de Bellvitge

2020-02-17T16:58:53+00:00February 17th, 2020|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

Last week, from 13-15th of February the “VIII International Course on Mechanical Circulatory Support” organized by Hospital de Bellvitge, took place in Barcelona. The aim of the course was the dissemination and exchange of the state-of-the-art knowledge of mechanical circulatory support’s indications, management and outcomes. The course stressed on long duration circulatory support devices as [...]

1st Son Espases – Clínic Barcelona Valve Repair Workshop using Subaortic Annuloplastic Devices

2020-02-07T11:00:55+00:00February 7th, 2020|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

Last week, on the 30th and 31st of January, the “1st Son Espases - Clínic Barcelona Valve Repair Workshop using Subaortic Annuloplastic Devices” took place in Palma de Mallorca (Spain).  This comprehensive course on Aortic Valve Repair (AVR), focused on annuloplasty techniques, valve anatomy and echo analysis, and it was aimed at specialists interested in [...]

Cooperation in the Cardiac Surgery Campaign in El Salvador, organized by the NGO Infancia Solidaria

2019-12-12T11:33:50+00:00December 12th, 2019|ICU, Cardiac Surgery|

This past quarter, Cardiolink engaged in a cooperation campaign organized by the NGO Infancia Solidaria in El Salvador. The NGO’s Project “Sana-sana”, provides surgical care for children in developing countries. In this particular campaign in El Salvador, about 20 children with congenital heart diseases from Hospital Benjamín Bloom were treated. Dr. Tomasa Centella, a surgeon [...]

III Mechanical Circulatory Support Meeting, Madrid

2019-11-29T14:23:43+00:00November 29th, 2019|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

On the 22nd and 23rd of November, the III Mechanical Circulatory Support Meeting, organized by Clínica Universidad de Navarra, took place in Madrid. This year, the scientific program promoted the health care professional’s training in the management of patients with mechanical circulatory support devices from a multidisciplinary approach, through the moto “Care, Research and Innovation”. [...]

29th of September, World Heart Day

2019-09-27T13:48:06+00:00September 28th, 2019|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

Cardiovascular (CV) disease is the world’s number one killer today. Each year, about 17.9 Million people die due to this disease, which includes heart and cerebrovascular diseases. In 2017, only in Spain more than 120,000 people died due to CV disease, according to Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). Today, 29th of September, we celebrate the [...]

¡No hay nada mejor que empezar el 2019 con todo el equipo Cardiolink reunidos!

2019-01-24T15:12:38+00:00January 24th, 2019|Suelo pélvico, Coloproctología, Endoscopia, Organ preservation, ICU, Cardiolink, Radiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, General surgery|

¿Vale la pena celebrar una convención de venta hoy en día? Sin duda, sí. Una reunión anual de ventas es fundamental para el éxito y cumplimiento de metas y es una oportunidad única para reconocer el desempeño del año anterior e inspirar los logros para los siguientes doce meses. El evento también contó con la presencia [...]

Technological innovation in HEALTHIO CONGRESS

2018-10-16T09:50:34+00:00October 16th, 2018|Suelo pélvico, Coloproctología, Organ preservation, Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, General surgery|

From October 16th  to 18th we will have the honor of being able to present Rutilight ® as an innovative product in surgical technology at the hands of IGTP - Trias i Pujol German Research Institute -, which is the main objective of scientific knowledge to transform it into an improvement in  Health and medical [...]

Bovine pericardial biological valves, DOKIMOS PLUS

2018-08-30T10:54:36+00:00August 30th, 2018|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

The tendency to replace a native aortic or mitral valve with a biological valve prosthesis has been increasing in recent decades. These can not be implanted in any type of patient, as they are recommended only in patients who do not wish to take anticoagulants, are very athletic, with a history of coagulopathy, women who [...]

RUTILIGHT® lights up in Mozambique

2018-05-03T08:29:02+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Coloproctología, Organ preservation, Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, General surgery|

Once again, Cardiolink contributes a small grain of sand in humanitarian actions like the one carried out during this week in the Rural Hospital of Ulongué, in the area of ​​Angonia, Mozambique, where a first campaign has been organized by a team of health professionals, some of whose members are Spanish surgeons: Dr. Teresa Butrón, [...]


2018-03-26T10:20:24+00:00March 19th, 2018|Organ preservation, Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, General surgery|

La técnica de endosutura laparoscópica requiere mucha práctica y destreza con el instrumental. Para ello, se realizarán cursos dirigidos de la mano del Dr. Dyego Benevenuto, enfocados a diferentes servicios de cirugía y poniendo a su disposición la mejor herramienta para practicar de forma ilimitada y en el lugar que uno escoja: EL SISTEMA DE ENTRENAMIENTO LAP-BOX. [...]


2018-02-26T12:14:44+00:00February 21st, 2018|Coloproctología, Endoscopia, Organ preservation, ICU, Cardiolink, Radiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, General surgery|

One more year and we keep growing! It's been 14 years since Cardiolink was formed and for all of us, it's a pleasure to have such a team. A trusted team, full of enthusiasm and a lot of professionalism, from the logistics team, through administration, management, marketing ... to the great sales staff, which has [...]

Even without knowing the latest in thoracic drainages? Discover the Sinapi.

2018-01-11T12:09:01+00:00January 11th, 2018|ICU, Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery, General surgery|

Are you one of those who still think that a thoracic drain can not be placed horizontally because it loses its functionality? Did you know that early ambulation and mobilization of the patient results in greater recovery in less time? How to know if the patient continues with pneumothorax, has the catheter clogged or the [...]


2018-01-11T10:50:09+00:00January 11th, 2018|Organ preservation, Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology|

On February 8, the II  Pediatric Heart Failure Symposium will take place, which will include ventricular assistance and myocardial protection as the main theme. An event that will bring together great professionals at national and international level, from different hospital areas: cardiac surgeons, perfusionists, pediatricians, intensivists, etc., with the aim of presenting and debating the [...]

Interview with Dr Abella: Custodiol HTK as a myocardial protector in neonatal patients

2017-12-05T12:50:59+00:00November 20th, 2017|Organ preservation, Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery, General surgery|

The week of November 20 was published in the Diario Medico the interview conducted by Dr. Abella, Head of Children's Cardiac Surgery Service in Vall d'Hebron Hospital of Barcelona. A study conducted in the same center that shows, as a result, the efficacy of the solution Custodiol HTK in complex surgeries of congenital heart disease in neonates, [...]

50º Aniversario de la SECTCV y Conmemoración 1er Trasplante Cardíaco

2017-10-19T11:07:34+00:00October 19th, 2017|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery, Uncategorized|

Es un orgullo poder pertenecer a la SECTCV como miembro protector, con el único fin de poder aportar y facilitar el día a día a los profesionales sanitarios del ámbito cardíaco. Nos emociona formar parte de esta gran comunidad científica en una conmemoración tan merecida a todos aquellos profesionales y empresas que vuelcan todos sus [...]

ESOT 2017 : Custodiol as a organs preservation solution

2017-09-29T10:53:30+00:00September 24th, 2017|Organ preservation, Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

From the 24th to the 27th of September, we will be at booth nº13 of the CCIB of Barcelona together with Kohler-chemie, to show the most effective solution in the preservation of organs and cardioplegia! CUSTODIOL HTK: The components of solution of histadine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate (HTK) that offers unique advantages to other solutions: Low electrolyte content that [...]

AHA / ACC 2017 Guidelines include the On-X Aortic Valve – INR 1.5-2.0

2017-09-05T09:18:01+00:00September 5th, 2017|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

Is it posible to have an anticoagulation treatment 50% closer to a normal INR with a mechanical aortic valve? Yes with On-X! The only valve on the market that allows for less anticoagulant treatment after 3 months of aortic valve replacement, which is included in the AHA / ACC 2017 Guidelines. (Link: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/ early / [...]


2017-08-04T11:49:48+00:00August 1st, 2017|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

Gas embolism is currently a vital risk in invasive vascular surgeries, taking into account that, from the moment a gas is introduced anywhere in the human body, regardless of the duration of the situation, the risk of hay embolism. In surgical cases such as cardiac surgery with or without cardiopulmonary bypass, procedures for venous or arterial [...]

Did you know…

2017-07-07T08:26:05+00:00July 7th, 2017|Organ preservation, Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

.. the Custodiol HTK solution, composed of histidine, tryptophan and ketoglutarate, was originally designed to provide optimal myocardial protection? ... Custodial HTK is one of only two methods of Cardioplegia that has a proven track record of clinical studies? ... low sodium content implies less cellular stress during cold ischemia and prevents cellular edema? ... [...]

XVIII Catalan Society of Cardiac Surgery Congress

2017-07-05T12:16:37+00:00June 9th, 2017|Cardiolink, Cardiac Surgery|

We colaborated in  XVIII Catalan Society of Cardiac Surgery Congress, celebrated at Vall d'Hebron Hospital, in Barcelona, ​​where great presentations on the actual revisions in cardiac surgery have been presented and the knowledge and experience exchanged among attending professionals. We leave the link to download the program: http://www.congressccc.org/web2017/en/program      

The new Flexigrip staple technology for sternal closure comes in: Goodbye to wire closure!

2017-08-02T08:17:02+00:00March 16th, 2017|Cardiac Surgery|

For years, the suture of the sternum once the surgery has finished, has been made by steel wire / wires. But often, these are not stable or can be opened or nailed to the bone. Therefore, for these patients at risk, it is vital that the doctor who performs the treatment opts for an optimal [...]

Revista Cirugía Cardiovascular de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Torácica-Cardiovascular

2017-03-16T15:09:21+00:00March 15th, 2017|Cardiac Surgery|

Durante todo este año, Cardiolink aparecerá anunciado en la revista de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Torácica-Cardiovascular para darle a conocer todos nuestros productos relacionados con nuestra división de Cirugía Cardíaca. Igualmente, si nos contacta, estaremos encantados de poder informarle con más detalle sobre nuestra tecnología y servicios.