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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.

Apr 23, 2021

Episode 7: Our guest, John Moriarty MD FSIR is an interventional radiologist and an Associate Professor at UCLA with appointments in both the Departments of Radiology and Internal Medicine.

James Horowitz MD FACC FAHA is a cardiac intensivist and is the director of the Cardiac ICU and NYU Langone Health. 


Endovascular Removal of Thrombus and Right Heart Masses Using the AngioVac System: Results of 234 Patients from the Prospective, Multicenter Registry of AngioVac Procedures in Detail (RAPID). 

Moriarty J, et al. JVIR. 2021. PMID: 33526346

The AngioVac system as a bail out option in infective endocarditis
Starck CT, et al. Ann Cardiothoracic Surg. 2019. PMID: 31832358

The Role of Percutaneous Vacuum-Assisted Thrombectomy for Intracardiac and Intravascular Pathology

Basman C, et al. J of Cardiac Surg. 2018. PMID: 30187515

Factors Associated with Successful Thrombus Extraction with the AngioVac Device: An Institutional Experience

D'Ayala et al. Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2017. PMID: 27521826

Percutaneous Retrieval of an Embolized Vegetation from Pulmonary Artery After ICD Lead Extraction

Bhansal HM et al JACC 2020 Supplement