Thrombolytics for Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolisim: Are We There Yet?

 

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In this video, Jay GIri, MD, Director, Peripheral Intervention at Penn Medicine, offers an overview of thrombolytic therapy for pulmonary embolism. Dr Giri’s discussion includes a comparison of thrombolytics to standard anticoagulation therapy, an overview of the PEITHO trial of the tissue plasminogen activator tenecteplase, catheter-directed thrombolysis and age-specific recommendations for each treatment.

 

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