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.

First Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Chronic Pulmonary Embolism Performed in Illinois
News | Pulmonary Embolism | October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018 — Daniel J. Schimmel, Jr., M.D., MS, a cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, recently...

Xarelto Associated With Reduced Hospital Time and Costs for Low-risk PE Patients
News | Pulmonary Embolism | June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 — Results from the MERCURY PE...

Novel Way to Treat Blood Clots in Lungs, pulmonary embolism, Found Safe and Effective. #SCAI, #SCAI2018
News | Pulmonary Embolism | May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 — Results of the FlowTriever Pulmonary Embolectomy (FLARE) study were presented as late-breaking...

ACCESS PTS Study Demonstrates Efficacy of EKOS Therapy for Post-Thrombotic Syndrome
News | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — BTG plc recently highlighted the results of the ACCESS PTS trial, presented at the Society for...

Technology | Pulmonary Embolism | March 01, 2017

March 1, 2017 — BTG plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance has been granted to the...

News | Analytics Software | October 31, 2016

October 31, 2016 — In an effort to improve patient care, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Information...

ICU use for heart failure
News | Heart Failure | August 09, 2016

August 9, 2016 – With the use of intensive care units (ICUs) on the rise in many hospitals, researchers at LA BioMed...

Pulmonary embolism, toshiba

A pulmonary embolism visualized on a CTA scan using SureSubtraction software on a Toshiba Aquilion One Vision CT scanner. 

Feature | Pulmonary Embolism | March 28, 2016 | Alain T. Drooz, M.D., FSVM, and David J. Spinosa, M.D.

Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) can pose a major treatment quandary for clinicians. While massive (high-risk) PE is...

Technology | Pharmaceuticals | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals’...

pulmonary embolism, low-risk PE, rivaroxaban, Xarelto, MERCURY PE trial

Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

News | Pulmonary Embolism | November 03, 2015

November 3, 2015 — Pulmonary...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 26, 2015

Interview at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) annual meeting with Federico Asch, M.D., M.D., FACC,...

PE, pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis, Ekos, Ekosonic

Ultrasound-accelerated, catheter-directed thrombolysis in the treatment of pulmonary embolism aids delivery of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), forcing it deep into the clot and allowing it to act faster.

Feature | March 05, 2015 | Jason T. Salsamendi, M.D., University of Miami Hospital
The continuity within clinical conference topics from year to year and how presentations augment one another tells us a...
Covidien, Trellis peripheral infusion system, FDA recall, balloon inflation port
News | February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015 — A manufacturing error caused the balloon inflation ports to be mislabeled on Covidien’s Trellis...

Vena Cava Filters, Embolic protection, Pulmonary Embolism, Venous Therapies

Image courtesy of Society of Vascular Surgery

Feature | January 05, 2015

January 5, 2015 — The first large-scale, multispecialty prospective clinical research trial to evaluate the use of...

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