ERS School Course on Pulmonary Embolism, Pisa 2008

Target audience
This course targets trainees and clinicians involved in both emergency and non-emergency medicine.
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Educational aims
  • To provide the opportunity for students to achieve the state of the art in terms of epidemiology and natural history of PE
  • To demonstrate, with practical examples, that clinical presentation of patients may be utilised to raise suspicion
  • To demonstrate the practical application of structured methods for non invasive diagnosis of PE
  • To entail the role of non invasive and invasive tools for the diagnostic process
  • To review the available results of pharmacological studies for the treatment of PE and the current status of ongoing studies
  • To define rules with which to manage patients with PE in the medium and long term
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides What has changed in terms of epidemiology and natural history
A. Palla (Pisa, Italy), C. Giuntini (Pisa, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Pathophysiology
A. Palla (Pisa, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides How to raise the suspicion: the role of clinical fundings
A. Palla (Pisa, Italy)
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 [+]  Webcast Slide presentation PDF journal article, handout or slides Multimedia files New approaches to clinical probability: Where are we?
A. Perrier (Geneva, Switzerland), H. Bueller (Amsterdam, Netherlands), M. Miniati (Firenze, Italy)
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 [+]  Webcast Slide presentation PDF journal article, handout or slides Multimedia files Risk stratification of patients
A. Torbicki (Warsaw, Poland)
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How to interpret blood gas analysis
N. Ambrosino (Pisa, Italy)
 [+]  Slide presentation PDF journal article, handout or slides How to interpret lung radiology
M. Pistolesi (Florence, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides How to interpret echocardiogram
A. Torbicki (Warsaw, Poland)
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 [+]  Slide presentation How to interpret laboratory tests
A. Perrier (Geneva, Switzerland)
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10 Therapy in stable cases
H. Bueller (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
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11 Newly available or nearly available drugs
H. Bueller (Az Amsterdam Zuidoost, Netherlands)
 [+]  Webcast Slide presentation Multimedia files 12 Advantages and limits of pulmonary scintigraphy
C. Marini (Pisa , Italy)
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 [+]  Webcast Slide presentation Multimedia files 13 Advantages and limits of spiral CT
A. Perrier (Geneva, Switzerland)
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 [+]  Webcast Slide presentation PDF journal article, handout or slides Multimedia files 14 Diagnostics strategy in different clinical contexts
M. Pistolesi (Florence, Italy)
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 [+]  Webcast Slide presentation Multimedia files 15 Non pharmacological prophylaxis
C. Marini (Pisa, Italy)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides 16 Primary prophylaxis: is it feasible and how?
A. Torbicki (Warsaw, Poland)
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17 Secondary prophylaxis: when and how long
G. Simonneau (Clamart, France)
 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides 18 How to interpret lung scintigraphy
A. Palla (Pisa, Italy)
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19 Secondary prophylaxis
G. Simonneau (Clamart, France)
 [+]  Slide presentation 20 Therapy in unstable cases
A. Celi (Pisa, Italy)
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 [+]  Slide presentation PDF journal article, handout or slides 21 Follow-up in the medium and long term
M. Miniati (Firenze, Italy)
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22 Anticoagulation
G. Simonneau (Clamart, France)
 [+]  Webcast Slide presentation PDF journal article, handout or slides Multimedia files 23 Fibrinolysis
A. Torbicki (Warsaw, Poland)
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24 Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
G. Simonneau (Clamart, France)
 [+]  Webcast Slide presentation PDF journal article, handout or slides Multimedia files 25 Whether and how follow patients after PE
M. Miniati (Firenze, Italy)
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