PERTinent Updates:
Issue 38


Issue 38

This edition’s featured article highlights the ongoing work of the PERT Interhospital Transfer Project. The recent edition of PERTinent updates brought to you by The PERT Consortium® Education Committee.



Featured article from the PERT Consortium®

Interhospital Transfer of Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism (PE): Challenges and Opportunities.

Rali P, Sacher D, Rivera-Lebron B, Rosovsky R, Elwing JM, Berkowitz J, Mina B, Dalal B, Davis GA, Dudzinski DM, Duval A, Ichinose E, Kabrhel C, Kapoor A, Lio KU, Lookstein R, McDaniel M, Melamed R, Naydenov S, Sokolow S, Rosenfield K, Tapson V, Bossone E, Keeling B, Channick R, Ross CB.Chest. 2021 Jul 14:S0012-3692(21)01336-2.
doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2021.07.013. Online ahead of print.PMID: 34273391




Second consensus document on diagnosis and management of acute deep vein thrombosis: updated document elaborated by the ESC Working Group on aorta and peripheral vascular diseases and the ESC Working Group on pulmonary circulation and right ventricular function.

Mazzolai L, Ageno W, Alatri A, Bauersachs R, Becattini C, Brodmann M, Emmerich J, Konstantinides S, Meyer G, Middeldorp S, Monreal M, Righini M, Aboyans V.Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2021 Jul 13:zwab088.
doi: 10.1093/eurjpc/zwab088. Online ahead of print.PMID: 34254133




Comparison of Surgical Embolectomy and Veno-arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Massive Pulmonary Embolism. 

Goldberg JB, Spevack DM, Ahsan S, Rochlani Y, Ohira S, Spencer P, Kai M, Malekan R, Spielvogel D, Lansman S.
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Jun 19:S1043-0679(21)00292-6.
doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2021.06.011. Online ahead of print.  PMID: 34157383



Long Term Sequelae 

“Whole life changed” – Experiences of how symptoms derived from acute pulmonary embolism affects life. A qualitative interview study.

Mannerkorpi K. Thromb Res. 2021 Jul 5;205:56-62.
doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2021.07.004. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34247098.




Detection of right ventricular dysfunction in acute pulmonary embolism by computed tomography or echocardiography: A systematic review and meta-analysis. 

Chornenki NLJ, Poorzargar K, Shanjer M, Mbuagbaw L, Delluc A, Crowther M, Siegal DM.
J Thromb Haemost. 2021 Jul 10.