Temple-led team: Sex-based differences in utilization & outcomes for CDT in DVT patients

One treatment for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a procedure called catheter-directed thrombolysis (CDT). CDT has become more commonly used in the US since research showed it reduced the incidence of post-thrombotic syndrome.A team led by Temple University Hospital’s Riyaz Bashir, MD, sought to identify and describe sex-based differences in utilization and safety outcomes of CDT for treatment of DVT in the U.S. The team found sex-based differences in both utilization and safety outcomes. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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