Table 3

Bleeding complication, survival and follow-up for patients receiving CDT

CDT discharge outcomen (%)
Bleeding after tPA*
Gastrointestinal bleed1 (5.6)
Survival at discharge16 (88.9)
Outpatient follow-up†12 (66.7)
Death from any cause within 30 days2 (11.1)
Rehospitalisation within 30 days0
Supplemental oxygen therapy at discharge1 (5.6)
  • *Major bleeding was evaluated and defined using the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis criteria.

  • †Four patient were outside referrals and followed up at their respective institutions.

  • CDT, catheter directed therapy; tPA, tissue plasminogen activator.