Pulmonary Embolism

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for Pulmonary Embolism. This condition occurs when an artery in the lungs is blocked, usually caused by a blood clot.

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January 10, 2022 – Akura Medical Inc., a Shifamed portfolio company, announced the closing of its $25 million Series A1 ...

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The Viz.AI pulmonary embolism response team (PERT) app that uses AI to detect PE on images before they go into PACS, alerts the PERT team members and provides a mobile platform to message, review images and other patient data. Photo by Dave Fornell
Feature | Artificial Intelligence | By Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor

Artificial intelligence (AI) has found a unique niche to help automate the activation of acute care teams for pulmonary ...

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August 9, 2021 — Boston Scientific Corp. has commenced enrollment in the HI-PEITHO clinical trial, a collaborative ...

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June 3, 2021 — Medical imaging AI specialist Avicenna.AI announced that it has received certification in the United ...

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Behnood Bikdeli M.D., a cardiologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, offers an ...

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) can potentiate all 3 sides of Virchow’s Triad of coagulopathy, including endothelial dysfunction, blood flow stasis, and hypercoagulability. Angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 (ACE-2)–dependent viral entry and the virus-induced inflammatory response can lead to endothelial dysfunction. Clotting Prevention in COVID-19 Patients, Thrombosis Prevention in COVID-19 Patients, Preventing blood clots in COVID-19 patients
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | By Dave Fornell, Editor

A comprehensive review or more than 80 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) investigating how to best manage optimal ...

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January 8, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the Inari Medical Inc ...

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Thrombus formation in the aortic arch in a 46-year-old COVID patients in the ICU. Three trials are underway to find which anticoagulant strategy is best to treat moderate and critically ill patients where COVID-causes venous thrombo-embolism (VTE) is a major cause of complications. Image courtesy of Margarita Revzin et al.
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December 23, 2020 — Three clinical trial platforms working together to test the effects of full doses of anticoagulants ...

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October 26, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Medtronic Abre venous self-expanding ...

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October 23, 2020 —  Positive results were reported on the first 230 patients enrolled in its FLASH study, a real world p ...

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September 11, 2020 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched two of three adaptive clinical trials ...

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News | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

September 3, 2020 — Why so many COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) patients get blood clots (thrombosis) remains uncertain. But ...

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he U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Abiomed Impella RP catheter-based heart pump to include patients suffering from COVID-19 related right heart failure or decompensation, including pulmonary embolism (PE).  #COVID19 #SARScov2
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June 1, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Abiom ...

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