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Episode 5: The potential of C-TRACT to help PTS patients | Guests: Suresh Vedantham and Mary Costantino – The Kinked Wire

Pharmacomechanical Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis in Acute Femoral–Popliteal Deep Vein Thrombosis: Analysis from a Stratified Randomized Trial

Summary:  This article, published in Thrombosis and Haemostasis, describes the clinical outcomes of pharmaco-mechanical catheter-directed thrombolysis (PCDT) in the 300-patient subgroup of the ATTRACT study with femoral-popliteal deep vein thrombosis (DVT) (without involvement of more proximal veins). Kearon, Clive; Gu, Chu-Shu; Julian, Jim; Goldhaber, Samuel; Comerota, Anthony; Gornik, Heather; Murphy, Timothy; Lewis, Laurence; Kahn, Susan; […]

Endovascular Thrombus Removal for Acute Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis: Analysis from a Stratified Multicenter Randomized Trial

Summary: This article, published in Circulation, describes the clinical outcomes observed in the 391-patient subgroup of ATTRACT study patients who had iliofemoral DVT (DVT involving the iliac and/or common femoral vein). Citation: Comerota, Anthony J.; Kearon, Clive; Gu, Chu-Shu; Julian, Jim A.; Goldhaber, Samuel Z.; Kahn, Susan R.; Jaff, Michael R.; Razavi, Mahmood K.; Kindzelski, […]

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 […]