PERTinent Updates:
Issue 35/36


ISSUE 35/36

The recent Feb-March issues of Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine feature many PERT authors as listed in the From Our Own section below.




19-Year Trends in Mortality of Patients Hospitalized in the United States with High-Risk Pulmonary Embolism.
Stein PD, Matta F, Hughes PG, Hughes MJ.
Am J Med. 2021 Feb 22:S0002-9343(21)00108-X. 
doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2021.01.026. Online ahead of print.


Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism Among Patients With COPD Hospitalized With Acutely Worsening Respiratory Symptoms.
Couturaud F, Bertoletti L, Pastre J, Roy PM, Le Mao R, Gagnadoux F, Paleiron N, Schmidt J, Sanchez O, De Magalhaes E, Kamara M, Hoffmann C, Bressollette L, Nonent M, Tromeur C, Salaun PY, Barillot S, Gatineau F, Mismetti P, Girard P, Lacut K, Lemarié CA, Meyer G, Leroyer C; PEP Investigators.
JAMA. 2021 Jan 5;325(1):59-68. 
doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.23567.


Venous thromboembolism in solid-organ transplant recipients: Findings from the RIETE registry.
García-Ortega A, López-Reyes R, Anguera G, Oscullo G, Rivas A, López-Jiménez L, Lorenzo A, Mahé I, Ciammaichella M, Monreal M; RIETE investigators.
Thromb Res. 2021 Feb 25;201:131-138.
doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2021.02.022. Online ahead of print.




Refinement of a modified simplified Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index for elderly patients with acute pulmonary embolism.
Morillo R, Jiménez D, Bikdeli B, Rodríguez C, Tenes A, Yamashita Y, Morimoto T, Kimura T, Vidal G, Ruiz-Giménez N, Espitia O, Monreal M; 
RIETE investigators.
Int J Cardiol. 2021 Feb 20:S0167-5273(21)00292-8. 
doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.02.039. Online ahead of print.




Rates of rebleeding, thrombosis and mortality associated with resumption of anticoagulant therapy after anticoagulant-related bleeding
Derek H.W. Little, Rinku Sutradhar, Joshua O. Cerasuolo, Richard Perez, James Douketis, Anne Holbrook, J. Michael Paterson, Tara Gomes and Deborah M. Siegal
CMAJ March 01, 2021 193 (9) E304-E309;
doi: 10.1503/cmaj.201433



From Our Own

Venous Thromboembolism: Genetics and Thrombophilias.
Gaddh M, Rosovsky RP.Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Mar 10.
doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1723937. Online ahead of print.


Trends in Mortality of Acute Pulmonary Embolism.
Ho ATN, Bellamy N, Naydenov SK.Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Mar 10.
doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1725059. Online ahead of print. 


The Pulmonary Embolism Response Team: Why and How? 
Channick RN.
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 16.
doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1722963. Online ahead of print.  


Suspected Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Gestalt, Scoring Systems, and Artificial Intelligence.
Douillet D, Roy PM, Penaloza A. 
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 16.
doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1723936. Epub ahead of print. 


High-Risk Pulmonary Embolism: Embolectomy and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. 
Murray JL, Zapata D, Keeling WB.
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 16.
doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1722868. Online ahead of print.  


COVID-19 and Its Implications for Thrombosis and Anticoagulation.
Berkman SA, Tapson VF. 
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021.  


Evaluating the Right Ventricle in Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Embolism: Current and Future Considerations.
Singh S, Lewis MI. 
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 6.
doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1722290. Epub ahead of print. 


Aggressive Therapy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Systemic Thrombolysis and Catheter-Directed Approaches. 
Todoran TM, Petkovich B.
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 6.
doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1722291. Online ahead of print.  


Risk Stratification in Acute Pulmonary Embolism: The Latest Algorithms.
Triantafyllou GA, O’Corragain O, Rivera-Lebron B, Rali P.
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 6.
doi: 10.1055/s-0041-1722898. Epub ahead of print.


Pulmonary Embolism Response Team activation during the COVID-19 pandemic in a New York City Academic Hospital: a retrospective cohort analysis.
Kwok B, Brosnahan SB, Amoroso NE, Goldenberg RM, Heyman B, Horowitz JM, Jamin C, Sista AK, Smith DE, Yuriditsky E, Maldonado TS. 
J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2021 Feb;51(2):330-338.
doi: 10.1007/s11239-020-02264-8. 


Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in
Massive Pulmonary Embolism-Related Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review.

Scott JH, Gordon M, Vender R, Pettigrew S, Desai P, Marchetti N, Mamary AJ, Panaro J, Cohen G, Bashir R, Lakhter V, Roth S, Zhao H, Toyoda Y, 
Criner G, Moores L, Rali P.
Crit Care Med. 2021 Feb 15.
doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004828. Online ahead of print. 


First-in-Human Study to Assess the Safety and Feasibility of the Bashir Endovascular Catheter for the Treatment of Acute Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism.
Sista AK, Bhatheja R, Rali P, Natarajan K, Green P, Piazza G, Comerota AJ, Parikh SA, Lakhter V, Bashir R, Rosenfield K. 
Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021 Jan;14(1):e009611.
doi: 10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.120.009611. Epub 2020 Dec 24.