The PERT consortium brings together clinicians who focus on pulmonary embolism to better the treatment of these patients

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Upcoming Events

4th Annual
Pulmonary Embolism Symposium:
What is Known, and What We Need to Know

June 22-23, 2018
Nashville, TN

The purposes of this symposium is to improve PE diagnosis, care coordination, and treatment, while expanding our knowledge of the underlying mechanisms and long-term follow-up strategies for patients with PE.

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Pulmonary Embolism:
Challenge, Opportunity and PERT as a Vehicle for change

Friday April 27, 2018 — 6:30-7:45 am
SCAI 2018 Scientific Sessions — San Diego, CA

Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States.  Recently, many novel strategies and tools have emerged to advance the treatment of patients with high-risk PEs.  Despite these advances, the mortality rate for these patients remains high.  To address this crisis, Pulmonary Embolism Response Teams (PERTs) have developed around the nation with the goal of improving outcomes of patients with PE.

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