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ESC Guidelines on Acute Pulmonary Embolism – practical guidance into clinical practice. Part 2: challenges of managing PE in the long term

ESC Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function webinar

11/03/2021 18:00 11/03/2021 19:00 Europe/Paris ESC Guidelines on Acute Pulmonary Embolism – practical guidance into clinical practice. Part 2: challenges of managing PE in the long term

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ESC Working Groups
Chronic Heart Failure
Pulmonary Circulation, Pulmonary Embolism, Right Heart Failure

Focus on

Needs assessment and educational expected outcome 
The 2019 ESC Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Embolism (PE) have been published. They provide detailed information and recommendations on management of PE, including optimal diagnostic strategy, risk stratification, initial and long-term treatment. However, these guidelines need to be implemented into a daily clinical practice.


Learning objectives

  • handle PE management after a patient’s discharge;
  • recommend treatment options including duration and mode of anticoagulation;
  • assess the long-term risks of PE recurrence and bleeding;
  • follow indications for thrombophilia and neoplasm screening;
  • understand the concept of post-PE syndrome; and
  • comprehend recommendations for CTEPH screening, diagnoses and treatment.

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Doctor Cecilia Becattini 2021.jpgDoctor Cecilia Becattini
University Of Perugia
Perugia, Italy

Erik KlokDoctor Erik Klok
Leiden University Medical Center
Leiden, The Netherlands


Piotr Pruszczyk 2021.jpgProfessor Piotr Pruszczyk
Medical University In Warsaw
Warsaw, Poland


Session information

This webinar is designed for general cardiologists but also cardiologists wishing to update their scientific knowledge on the topic.

During the webinar, you will be encouraged to send your questions by chat and interact with our key opinion leaders who will provide live feedback.

An application has been made to the EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.

Technical settings

The webinar is available on PC and tablets. The use of a smartphone is not recommended.

To answer the MCQs during the live, you must allow pop-up windows.

A high-speed Internet connection is required (minimum 2 Mbps).