CHEST, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians, was held October 16-19, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee. Here are some key takeaways from the meeting.
Parth Rali, MD, an associate professor of thoracic medicine and surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, director at Temple Health System Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT), and chair of the national PERT Consortium Protocol Committee, discussed the latest randomized trials of catheter-based treatments for acute pulmonary embolism, as well as the key takeaways patients and clinicians should know.
During a panel, experts spoke on the rise of e-cigarette use among youth and young adults in the United States, including how sleek designs and flashy colors are directly targeting younger audiences.
The ability to manage care when it comes to COVID-19 and its “tsunami of evidence” on additional treatments is necessary as knowledge evolves, but represents a challenge for many physicians, said experts on a panel.
Researchers presented 2 posters reviewing how patients with uncontrolled asthma may benefit from taking dual or triple therapies, finding those patients had improved outcomes after escalating to triple therapy.