Research analyzes impact of case volume on outcomes for DVT treatment

Patients who have lower extremity proximal deep vein thrombosis, or a blood clot in their leg, are increasingly undergoing minimally invasive catheter-based clot removal — also referred to as catheter-directed thrombolysis — rather than solely being treated with traditional blood-thinning medications. A study has found that a higher volume of CDT cases annually was associated with lower in-hospital mortality rates and lower intracranial hemorrhage. —> Read More