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Practice Guideline Track on Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Guidelines into Practice

Venous Thromboembolism
Acute Cardiac Care


Webinars on this topic

  2016 ESC webinar "Multidisciplinary Heart Team Discussion : how to manage a patient with dyspnea" Watch the recording.

  2015 ESC webinar on "Diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas in patients with acute pulmonary embolism: What is new in the 2014 ESC Guidelines?" Watch the recording.

  2015 ESC webinar on "Acute Pulmonary Embolism" Watch the recording.

 

Update - ESC Congress 2015 sessions

Topics in focus

Session Title Slides Webcast
 Optimal management of pulmonary embolism    
 Does this patient have a pulmonary embolism?    
 Does this patient have a pulmonary embolism? Panel discussion and questions from the audience.    
 A patient with recurrent pulmonary embolism.    
 A patient with recurrent pulmonary embolism - Panel discussion and questions from the audience.    
Systems of care: ideal management of pulmonary embolism - From emergency room to discharge - State of the art lecture.    
Acute pulmonary embolism - When Guidelines do not help    
Subsegmental pulmonary embolism.    
Deep venous thrombosis in patients with pulmonary embolism.     
Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy.    
Indefinite anticoagulation: who are the candidates?    
Acute pulmonary embolism: persisting and new controversies    
Echocardiography and biomarker testing are mandatory in normotensive patients. PRO.    
Echocardiography and biomarker testing are mandatory in normotensive patients. CONTRA.    
Echocardiography and biomarker testing are mandatory in normotensive patients - CONCLUSION    
Acute pulmonary embolism: persisting and new controversies    
New oral anticoagulants are the new standard of care. CONTRA.    
New oral anticoagulants are the new standard of care - CONCLUSION    
Risk stratification in pulmonary embolism and in pulmonary hypertension    
BNP testing performed after triaging patients with acute PE by standard Hestia decision rule is not needed - a randomised trial    
Effectiveness of a clinical score, cardiac troponin, and echocardiography testing algorithm for risk stratification of normotensive patients with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism    
Risk stratification in pulmonary embolism and in pulmonary hypertension - rapid fire abstracts    
Prognostic impact of cardiovascular risk in pulmonary embolism.    
Patient selection in outpatient and short-stay treatment in pulmonary embolism - comparison of different criteria (PESI, sPESI, Hestia and RVD on CT) in relation to ESC 2014 guidelines    
Comparisson of rivaroxaban and vitamin K antagonists anticoagulant therapy after thrombolysis in patients with intermediate and high risk pulmonary embolism    
Identification of normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism at high risk of adverse clinical outcome: comparison of two clinical scores    

 

ESC Congress 2014 Sessions

 Part 1 - Overview of the ESC Guidelines on Pulmonary Embolism

Topic Session Slides Webcast
Pumonary embolism



Pulmonary embolism.    
Pulmonary embolism.  
Pulmonary embolism: what do the Guidelines say.    
ESC Guidelines on pulmonary embolism. What is new? What has changed? Diagnostic approach: prediction rules, imaging procedures and algorithms.    
Treatment modalities: anticoagulation, thrombolysis, interventions.    
Risk-adjusted 
therapeutic strategies. 
    

 

Part 2 - Topics in Focus

Topic Session Slides  Webcast
Acute Pulmonary Embolism New interventional and surgical procedures in pulmonary vascular diseases     
The 2014 ESC Guidelines for pulmonary embolism: hot topics




A patient with dyspnoea and dizziness.    
Dyspnoea and dizziness: what do the Guidelines say.    
Chest pain, dyspnoea and positive biomarkers: what do the Guidelines say.    
 A pregnant woman with acute dyspnoea.    
 Pregnancy and acute dyspnoea: what do the Guidelines say.     
Randomised controlled trials and meta-analyses in pulmonary vascular disease Thrombolysis for intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism: 6-month follow-up of the PEITHO trial     
 
Poster session 1:  New aspects in acute pulmonary embolism 
Clinical presentation and outcome in patients with pulmonary embolism with and without cancer    
 
New insights in acute pulmonary embolism 
 Meta-analysis of impending paradoxical embolism     
 Optimized high sensitive troponin T cut-off values for risk stratification of normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism    
 Performance of five different bleeding-prediction scores in patients with acute pulmonary embolism    
 Use of a diagnostic computerized clinical decision support and outcomes of suspected pulmonary embolism    
Poster session 2: Acute pulmonary embolism and basic science in pulmonary arterial hypertension  Local fibrinolysis, rotational thrombus fragmentation and thrombus aspiration in patients with massive pulmonary embolism    
Chronic pulmonary hypertension External validation of a simple non-invasive algorithm to rule out chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after acute pulmonary embolism    
Imaging in myocardial disease and thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension  Either balloon pulmonary angioplasty or surgical pulmonary endarterectomy can cover most of patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension as treatment option     
 New interventional and surgical procedures in pulmonary vascular diseases  Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: the role of percutaneous pulmonary angioplasty.     
Chronic pulmonary hypertension What happens after acute PE? Insights into the transition to CTEPH.