PERT Consortium Satellite Session at VIVA18

Tuesday, November 6, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM / Wynn Las Vegas, Mouton 2

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Join PERT at VIVA18 - Nov. 6 at the Wynn Las Vegas

Satellite Session at VIVA18

Pulmonary Embolism:
The Next Great Cardiovascular Challenge

Join us for a dinner satellite Symposium at VIVA 2018
on November 6 at the Wynn Las Vegas in Mouton 2.

Hear from the experts on pulmonary embolism (PE) topics including:

  A rising interest in pulmonary embolism

  Treatment options


  The value of integrated PERT approach and treatment algorithms

Plus, challenging cases from the PERT archives

  Submassive pulmonary embolism

  Massive pulmonary embolism

  ..and more

Program Overview

Day 1: Tuesday, November 6 at 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM in Mouton 2
Welcome & Introduction from PERT Consortium
Akhilesh K. Sista, MD, FSIR
 & Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, MSCAI
Why all the hype about PE? 
Incidence and impact…
What are my treatment options?  
Anticoagulation and thrombolysis – DOACs and beyond
Raghu Kolluri, MD, MS

Intervention – catheters, thrombectomy, surgery, and
hemodynamic support
Akhilesh K. Sista, MD, FSIR

How do I decide?
 Value of integrated PERT approach and treatment

Sahil Parikh, MD

Challenging Cases from the PERT archives…
What would 
YOU decide?
Case 1 – Submassive PE

Case 2 – Massive PE

Case 3 – Case for Less-invasive Treatment of CTEPH
 …Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA)


Kenneth Rosenfield

Akhilesh K. Sista

Raghu Kolluri

Sahil Parikh

Invited Faculty


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