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Pulmonary embolism treatment teams adopted widely for complex disease

Key clinical point: In light of potential benefits for patients and physicians, pulmonary embolism response teams (PERT) have disseminated.

Major finding: Seven years after the first PERT was formed, more than 100 institutions have joined a worldwide PERT organization.

Study details: Expert review.

Disclosures: Dr. Channick reported having no conflicts of interest.