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Thrombolysis in Sub-Massive PE

I gave this talk on the controversial topic of thrombolysis in submassive (intermediate-risk) PE for a CME session recently. This group of …

Early Code Stroke Assessment

Associate Professor Tim Kleinig, Head of the Stroke Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, has kindly shared this presentation prepared for junior …

Coming clean on MR CLEAN

We’ve mentioned MR CLEAN before, and today this study was discussed in our Journal Club meeting, led by Hari Davuluru. Here is …

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 …

IST3 18 month follow up mortality

The 18-month follow up of the IST3 trial showed some interesting effects of tPA on mortality. It decreased overall mortality at 6 …

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 …

Stroke thrombolysis

Another study claiming to show that tPA is an effective therapy for stroke. Gumbinger C ,Reuter B ,Stock C ,Sauer T ,Wiethölter …