Tag: catheter-directed thrombolysis

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SUNSET sPE thrombolysis trial completes enrolment phase

The “Standard versus ultrasound-assisted catheter thrombolysis for submassive pulmonary embolism” (SUNSET sPE) trial, a randomised, single-blinded clinical trial comparing ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis (USAT) to standard...
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Where does the CAVA trial leave early thrombus removal for iliofemoral...

Results from the Dutch CAVA trial were published recently in The Lancet Haematology and, at first glance, this is another trial that failed to...
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ATTRACT analysis finds improved quality of life for iliofemoral DVT patients...

An analysis of data from the ATTRACT trial, published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders (JVSVL), reveals that quality of...
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CAVA: Catheter-directed thrombolysis does not change post-thrombotic risk for iliofemoral deep...

Additional ultrasound-accelerated catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) does not change the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome in patients with acute iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT) at one-year...
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New trial planned to rigorously test catheter-directed thrombolysis for submassive PE...

Clinically relevant outcomes are needed to measure catheter-directed therapy (CDT) against anticoagulation alone to treat submassive pulmonary embolism (PE) patients. Further, CDT’s ability to...

Catheter-directed thrombolysis treatment for PE may significantly reduce long-term costs with...

Catheter-directed thrombolysis improves outcomes and long-term cost efficiency for treatment of massive and submassive pulmonary embolism (PE), in comparison to systemic heparin administration. This...
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Worse outcomes in peripartum compared to non-pregnant women stented for DVT

Peripartum women with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) treated with catheter-directed thrombolysis and venous stenting had significantly increased rates of reintervention and loss of stent patency...

High lysis completeness “guarantees high success rates” of iliac vein stent...

A recent study on iliac vein stenting following catheter-directed thrombolysis for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has shown that technical and clinical success  require high...
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High-risk pulmonary embolism patients often go without most effective treatments

In a new study presented at the American College of Cardiology 66th Annual Scientific Session, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of...