Novel catheter-based system shows promise in acute PE

Mechanical clot removal 'avoids thrombolysis risk'

Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy with a novel proprietary device shows encouraging results in patients with acute intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism, researchers say.

FlowTriever System

In a paper published last week, lead author and interventional cardiologist Dr Thomas Tu, of Baptist Health Louisville in Kentucky, US, and colleagues reported on 104 patients who were treated with the