ATTRACT trial concludes clot-busting drugs do not prevent long-term blood clot complications for most patients

Pharmacomechanical Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Deep-Vein Thrombosis (ATTRACT Main Results)

Summary:  This article, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, describes the main results and primary outcome of the landmark ATTRACT Trial.

Citation:  Vedantham S, Goldhaber SZ, Julian JA, Kahn SR, Jaff MR, Cohen DJ, Magnuson E, Razavi MK, Comerota AJ, Gornik HL, Murphy TP, Lewis L, Duncan JR, Nieters P, Derfler MC, Filion M, Gu CS, Kee S, Schneider J, Saad N, Blinder M, Moll S, Sacks D, Lin J, Rundback J, Garcia M, Razdan R, VanderWoude E, Marques V, Kearon C; ATTRACT Trial Investigators. Pharmacomechanical Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Deep-Vein Thrombosis. N Engl J Med. 2017 Dec 7; 377(23):2240-2252. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1615066. PMID: 29211671.

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