Prospective Cohort: 3-Month Data
With 489 patients, the prospective KNOCOUT cohort represents the largest prospective body of evidence in the interventional PE space to-date. The registry included a wide range of patients with intermediate-high and high-risk PE, making it an accurate representation of patients with PE treated with EKOS every day. In addition, KNOCOUT captures the largest breadth of contemporary clinical practices with 83 centers enrolled across the United States and Europe between 2018 and 2020.
Results from KNOCOUT PE reflect contemporary clinical practice and demonstrated effective treatment of PE with EKOS with lower r-tPA dose and shorter infusion duration, and low major hemorrhagic complications and zero intracerebral hemorrhagic events.
Major Bleeding within 30 days
|Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage||1 (0.2)|
|Peritoneal Hemorrhage||1 (0.2)|
|Procedural Hemorrhage||1 (0.2)|
|Compartment Syndrome||1 (0.2)|
|Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage||1 (0.2)|
|Retinal Hemorrhage||1 (0.2)|
|Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage||1 (0.2)|
|Subdural Hematoma (pre-existing)||1 (0.2)|
|Vascular Access Site Hematoma||1 (0.2)|
* Out of a pool of 489
Recurrent VTE Within 30 Days
|Pulmonary Embolism ||4 (0.8)|
|Confirmed Post-Procedure DVT||1 (0.2)*|
KNOCOUT shows that contemporary clinical practices are moving to low-dose, short duration OPTALYSE protocols. It adds to the growing evidence that EKOS is effective at treating intermediate-risk and high-risk PE with lower lytic doses and shorter infusion durations compared to other thrombolytic therapies.
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