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Published: 28 March 2018

Authors: Professor Lutz Beckert

In this issue:

  • Predictive value of symptoms, signs and biomarkers on CTPA
  • High CTPA use affects PE diagnostic yield
  • Low-dose perfusion scans for detecting PE during pregnancy
  • Recurrent VTE risk factors following unprovoked PE
  • Pharmacomechanical catheter- directed thrombolysis for DVT
  • Age should not preclude pulmonary endarterectomy in selected patients
  • Macitentan for inoperable CTEPH
  • Switching to riociguat in PAH after inadequate PDE-5 inhibitor response
  • Management and long-term outcomes of sarcoidosis- associated PH
  • Idiopathic PAH survival in the modern era in Australia/NZ