Search Tag: Pulmonary embolism

IMAGING Management

Imaging for Chest Pain - New Recommendations

2016 25 Jan

The American College of Cardiology and American College of Radiology have released new recommendations for diagnosing chest pain in the emergency department. The document outlines appropriate use of diagnostic imaging in 20 fundamental clinical scenarios for emergency imaging for chest pain.The clinical scenarios are broken down into leading critical... Read more

Cardiology Management

2016 International Symposium On Endovascular Therapy

2015 14 Nov

This winter in South Florida, join the 28th Annual International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET)  for another scientific program so impactful it promises to  change the way  endovascular specialists of all disciplines practice medicine in the year ahead, and beyond. From the fundamentals to the frontiers, ISET will take deep-dives and controversial... Read more

ICU Management

Higher VTE Risk in Lung Cancer Surgery Patients

2015 06 May

Lung cancer surgery patients are at greater risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE), including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), than previously thought, with elevated risks of complications or death. These findings are based on three separate studies that examined the problem of VTE after surgery for lung cancer, indicating... Read more

IMAGING Management

CIRSE 2014: Treating Pulmonary Embolism

2014 16 Sep

A session on emergency treatment options for high and intermediate risk pulmonary embolism (PE) patients at the CIRSE congress in Glasgow reminded delegates of the seriousness of the condition. Prof. Nils Kucher from Bern, Switxerland explained that sequelae can include such thromboembolic pulmonary hyptertension. It is a leading cause of death worldwide,... Read more

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