Search Tag: embolism

IMAGING Management

Full-Body PET Scan Can Detect Blood Clots: Animal Study

2015 21 Sep

A new radiopharmaceutical probe developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has allowed researchers to perform full-body scans to locate hidden blood clots in an animal model, according to a report that will appear in the October issue of the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology . Finding the location and composition of clots... Read more

ICU Management

World’s First Pulmonary Embolism Trial Comparing Endovascular Therapy to Standard of Care Reported

2013 11 Mar

EKOS Corporation, a privately held medical device company located in Bothell, Washington, announced today that the results of the ULTIMA trial were presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting by Dr. Nils Kucher, cardiologist and angiologist, University Hospital (Bern, Switzerland). ULTIMA is the world’s first randomized controlled tr ial... Read more