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Ep 261 Essentials of a Multidisciplinary Team for PE with Dr. Rohit Amin
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Pulmonary Embolism Podcasts

Listen to leading physicians discuss pulmonary embolism on the BackTable VI Podcast. Get tips, tricks, and expert guidance from your peers and level up your practice.

Episode #261

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In this episode, host Dr. Aaron Fritts interviews interventional cardiologist Dr. Rohit Amin about his private practice PE response team, including his treatment algorithm, follow-up protocol, and how he believes AI can contribute to PE care.

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Episode #204

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We talk with interventional radiologist Dr. Stephen Wang about building an IVC filter retrieval program, the current guidelines on filter placement, and how to minimize the complications of filters.

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Episode #196

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We talk with Interventional Radiologist Dr. Carin Gonsalves about how her practice built a multidisciplinary Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Response team, including where to start, developing efficient workflows, and obtaining the equipment you need for success.

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Episode #120

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Interventional Radiologist Sabeen Dhand talks with Interventional Cardiologist Eric Secemsky about building a Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Response Team, and about the various techniques for treatment of PE used in his practice.

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Episode #115

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Dr. Sabeen Dhand talks with Dr. John Moriarty about how he started removing "clot in transit" from the right heart, in addition to the PE and caval procedures, and how this service line has created a great collaboration with cardiology colleagues at UCLA Health.

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Episode #58

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Interventional Cardiologist Thomas Tu, MD and Interventional Radiologist Venkat Tummala MD discuss their respective approach to the treatment of Pulmonary Embolism, including risk stratification, treatment options, and endovascular technique.

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Episode #35

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Dr. David Mobley of Columbia University VIR describes his over-the-wire technique to prevent tilting in IVC filter placement. Special thanks to our sponsor Argon Medical.

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Pulmonary Embolism Articles

Read our exclusive BackTable VI Articles for quick insights on pulmonary embolism, provided by physicians for physicians.

Pulmonary embolism response team meeting to discuss an acute pulmonary embolism case

A pulmonary embolism response team (PERT) requires a multidisciplinary mindset, clear communication channels, and effective use of technology to treat life threatening pulmonary embolism cases.

Mechanical thrombectomy is a pulmonary embolism intervention that allows for rapid clot extraction

Pulmonary embolism interventions include catheter-directed thrombolysis, mechanical thrombectomy, & surgical embolectomy. Patient selection, devices (i.e. EKOS catheter), tPA for pulmonary embolism, clot characteristics, & the availability of data for intervention types are covered in this article.

Pulmonary embolism diagnosis involves risk stratification, cardiac enzyme studies, and echocardiogram and/or CT

Pulmonary embolism diagnosis involves risk stratification, cardiac enzyme studies, and echocardiogram and/or CT.

Inari FlowTriever prodedure showing a pigtail catheter placement for the removal of pulmonary embolus

The Inari FlowTriever is the first mechanical thrombectomy system indicated for the treatment of pulmonary embolism. Dr. Tu and Dr. Tummala discuss the Inari FlowTriever Device, how to use it, and their technique for a successful mechanical thrombectomy procedure.

Blood Clots Removed with Mechanical Thrombectomy

Risk stratification and mechanical thrombectomy as treatment in the paradigm shift toward non-lytic based therapies for pulmonary embolism.

Pulmonary Embolism Tools

Check out pulmonary embolism apps, calculators, and decision aids to assist you in your day to day practice.

Wells' Criteria for Pulmonary Embolism

Calculates risk of pulmonary embolism based on clinical criteria.

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Podcasts

Essentials of a Multidisciplinary Team for PE with Dr. Rohit Amin on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Filter Indications and Filter Tracking: Up Your Game with Dr. Stephen Wang on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Building a PE Response Team with Dr. Carin Gonsalves on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Pulmonary Embolization Interventions & Response Teams with Dr. Eric Secemsky on the BackTable VI Podcast)
Novel Right Heart Interventions with Dr. John Moriarty on the BackTable VI Podcast)
New Tools to Treat Severe Distal Femoropopliteal Disease with Dr. John Rundback on the BackTable VI Podcast)

Articles

Pulmonary embolism response team meeting to discuss an acute pulmonary embolism case

How To Build A Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT)

Mechanical thrombectomy is a pulmonary embolism intervention that allows for rapid clot extraction

Pulmonary Embolism Interventions

Pulmonary embolism diagnosis involves risk stratification, cardiac enzyme studies, and echocardiogram and/or CT

Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis and Imaging

Contributors

Dr. Rohit Amin on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Rohit Amin

Dr. Carin Gonsalves on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Carin Gonsalves

Dr. David Mobley on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. David Mobley

Dr. John Moriarty on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. John Moriarty

Dr. Eric Secemsky on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Eric Secemsky

Dr. Thomas Tu on the BackTable VI Podcast

Dr. Thomas Tu

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