Title

Outcomes of catheter-directed versus systemic thrombolysis for the treatment of pulmonary embolism: A real-world analysis of national administrative claims.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1-2020

Institution/Department

Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Critical Care

Journal Title

Vascular medicine (London, England)

MeSH Headings

Administrative Claims, Healthcare, Adult, Aged, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Databases, Factual, Female, Fibrinolytic Agents, Hemorrhage, Hospital Mortality, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Pulmonary Embolism, Retrospective Studies, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Thrombolytic Therapy, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome, United States

Abstract

Catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT) and systemic thrombolysis (ST) are used to treat intermediate/high-risk pulmonary embolism (PE) in the absence of comparative safety and effectiveness data. We utilized a large administrative database to perform a comparative safety and effectiveness analysis of catheter-directed versus systemic thrombolysis. From the Optum

ISSN

1477-0377

First Page

334

Last Page

340

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