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ACVC Talks on Acute Pulmonary Embolism


Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is a potentially life-threatening disease.

To increase awareness about optimised acute cardiovascular care for patients suffering from PE across Europe, the Association for Acute CardioVascular Care (ACVC) has created a series of clinical-case based talks with experts contributing their opinions.

This programme is delivered by the ACVC with the scientific collaboration of the ESC Working Group on Pulmonary Circulation & Right Ventricular Function 


Episode Topic Speaker
Episode 1 Anticoagulation during and after the acute phase of PE
  Restricted to ACVC Silver Member
Prof. Cecilia Beccatini
Prof. Susanna Price
Dr. Milica Aleksic
Episode 2 Importance of multidisciplinary embolism teams
  Restricted to ACVC Silver Member
Prof. Andrew Sharp
Prof. Stavros Knostantinides
Dr. Miklos Rohla
Episode 3 Percutaneous catheter-directed thrombolysis or embolectomy - what are the current options? What evidence do we still need from an endovascular strategy?
  Restricted to ACVC Silver Member

Prof. Irene Lang
Prof. Christian Hassager
Dr. Gal Tsaban

Episode 4 Stabilising the patient in the emergency department or intensive care unit - circulatory support, systemic thrombolytic treatment
  Restricted to ACVC Silver Member
Prof. Nicolas Meneveau
Prof. Kurt Huber
Dr. Christophe Vandenbriele
Episode 5 Risk stratification and risk-adapted treatment of PE - what does it mean for clinical practice?
Accessible to everyone
Prof. Stavros Konstantinides
Prof. Kurt Huber
Dr. Lukas Hobohm

Risk stratification and risk-adapted treatment of PE: What does it mean for clinical practice?

Clinical case, expert presentation and discussion