This is a lecture by Oren Friedman from the 2015 EMCrit Conference. See Oren's previous lecture on Clot Management in Pulmonary Embolism for the complete picture.
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- Does epoprostenol work for these patients? Not according to this small RCT [cite source='pubmed']20353588[/cite]
- NO in 4 pt case series
- If the patient codes, definitely give lytics if there are no contraindications, or so says the PEAPETT study (10.1016/j.ajem.2016.06.094)