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This podcast is developed by the Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT).  PERT Consortium was developed after the initial efforts of a team of physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital. The first PERT sought to coordinate and expedite the treatment of pulmonary embolus with a balanced team of physicians from a variety of specialties.  Listen here for the latest in research and discussion on Pulmonary Embolism.

Jun 19, 2021

The PERT Consortium® kindly invites you to the webinar “Cancer and PE: A Growing Problem”. Patients with cancer are at increased risk of developing pulmonary emboli. Join us to hear from world leading experts in cancer and thrombosis on the prevention, treatment, and adverse events that affect this...


Jun 19, 2021

CTEPH, the rare yet increasing complication of pulmonary embolism. We discuss the surgical management of CTEPH, when to refer, evaluation timeline, and key points which you should not miss.

Dr. Jon Haft, MD, is an Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Michigan Medical Center.


Jun 4, 2021

The PERT Consortium invites you to listen to a podcast moderated by Victor Tapson, MD, and joined by Alex Spyropoulos, MD, and Greg Piazza, MD, as they discuss the VTE risk for hospitalized acutley ill medical patients, risk stratifications tools, and the population health impact.

These podcasts were developed by the...


Jun 2, 2021

Patient PERTspective: 8 Time Jeopardy Champion Jennifer Quail didn’t let her new diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and antiphospholipid syndrome stop her from competing in the tournament of champions. Her impressive comeback from a serious medical condition.


May 20, 2021

Debrief: Home management of PE. If you missed the webinar, do not worry. We spoke with Rachel Rosovsky, President Elect, Hematologist at Massachusetts General Hospital on home management of VTE, appropriate patient selection, and role for follow up once discharged.