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Guidelines for Management of PE

The European Society of Caridiology released their guidelines on the management of PE (and endorsed by the European Respiratory Society, in case …

Age adjusted D dimer in PE

We’ve discussed before the use of age-adjusted d-dimer cut-offs in the exclusion of PE. A recently published retrospective study found that 4/273 …

Journal Club: The PEITHO Trial

In Journal Club this week, Peter Bruce gave a great critique of the recent PEITHO (Thrombolysis in Intermediate Risk PE trial): Meyer …

US assisted catheter directed Thrombolysis for PE

Randomized, Controlled Trial of Ultrasound-Assisted Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Acute Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism Nils Kucher et al Circulation. 2014;129:479-486 Background—In patients with acute …