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High Risk PEs | And How to Treat Them

The JournalFeed podcast for the week of Feb 5-9th, 2024.

These are summaries from just 2 of the 5 article we cover every week! For access to more, please visit JournalFeed.org for details about becoming a member.

Tuesday Spoon Feed:

A prospective study by the PERT Consortium found an in-hospital mortality rate of 20% in patients with high-risk PE. 41.9% of patients with high-risk PE were treated with advanced therapies (systemic thrombolytics, catheter-directed thrombolysis or embolectomy, surgical embolectomy, ECMO).

Wednesday Spoon Feed:

Mortality in patients with high-risk pulmonary embolism (PE) in the United States increased over the last decade. Surprised? Here’s why this might be true, and what we should do about it.

What are your thoughts?