SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Pulmonary Vascular Disease II
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Systemic thrombolytic therapy (STT) has shown mortality benefit in treating submassive pulmonary embolism (PE), however, limited data exists on appropriate use due to risks. We are presenting a case of uncomplicated, complete resolution of right atrial thrombus associated with submassive PE after treatment with systemic tissue type plasminogen activator (tPA).