ISTH Webinar: Preventing Post-Thrombotic Syndrome



Susan Kahn "Non-interventional approaches"

This presentation will provide an up to date review of non-interventional approaches to preventing the post-thrombotic syndrome.

Akhilesh Sista "Interventional approaches"

This presentation will focus on catheter-based active thrombus removal strategies. We will explore the data and focus on the recently completed landmark ATTRACT trial.

Moderator: Ketan Kulkarni


Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from: Instrumentation Laboratory

Session date: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
ISTH Webinar Library
Carrboro, NC 27510
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

The ISTH webinar series will provide high quality and state of the art education to practitioners around the world. Throughout the course of the year, the series will provide both clinical and basic science education in the areas of Thrombosis and Anticoagulation; Platelets and Vascular Biology; Coagulation and Bleeding Disorders.


Target audience: 
  • Internists
  • Thrombosis MDs
  • Hematologists
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
Learning objectives: 
  • To highlight the importance of the post-thrombotic syndrome as a complication of deep venous thrombosis
  • To review risk factors for the post-thrombotic syndrome
  • To discuss current non-interventional approaches to preventing the post-thrombotic syndrome
  • Describe pharmacomechanical catheter-directed thrombolysis
  • Describe the main findings of the ATTRACT trial and its strengths and limitations
Faculty & credentials: 
Planning Committee:
Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MSc
Meera Chitlur, MD
Caterina Casar, PhD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following persons:  




Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MScBMS/Pfizer, NHLBI, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Portola JanssenResearch Investigator, Consultant
Meera Chitlur, MDBayer, Genentech, Novo nardisk, BaxterAdvisory Board, Consultant, Speaker
Akhilesh SistaPenumbra, Inc. ThrombolexScientific Advisory Board
In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved


Susan Kahn
Akhilesh Sista
Ketan Kulkarni


CME Coordinator Contact Information

Lacey Schmeidler
Phone number: 
+1 (919) 929-3807