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Management of Venous Thromboembolic Disease with Dr. Lisa Moores
Posted by Leslie Chang, MD
In this episode of Curbside Consults, we discuss the recently published guidelines on the management of venous thromboembolic disease by the American College of Chest Physicians. We are joined by one of the guideline authors, Dr. Lisa Moores, Associate Dean for Assessment and Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.
0:00 – Introduction 01:15 – Experience on guideline committee 03:05 – What’s new in these updated guidelines 04:30 – Review of VTE disease 05:28 – Management of DVT 09:07 – Risk stratification of PE: PESI score, ESC risk stratification 13:16 – Management of PE 17:34 – Anticoagulant choice in the setting of malignancy 20:10 – Who should avoid DOACs 22:32 – Duration of therapy 26:07 – Concluding remarks
The Curbside Consults series complements the foundational information in Rotation Prep by taking a deep dive into key clinical topics with expert clinicians and educators. These podcasts explore and critique the evidence behind clinical practice and break down statistical concepts for the busy clinical trainee.
Lisa Moores, MD, FCCP, MACP, FRCP, is Associate Dean for Assessment and Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.
Leslie Chang, MD, is a 2021-2022 NEJM Editorial Fellow and a hospitalist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She graduated from Duke University School of Medicine in 2018 and completed her internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2021.