Management of Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism, Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Published: March 21, 2011

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  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE) management causes over 250,000 hospitalizations each year in the U.S.
  • Management recommendations for massive and submassive pulmonary embolism, iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension are addressed in this statement.
  • Approaches to management will ultimately include consideration of additional factors and be determined by the clinician for the individual patient.