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181. Acute pulmonary embolism. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Acute pulmonary embolism. 21067402 2010 11 30 2018 05 09 1533-4406 363 20 2010 11 11 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Acute pulmonary embolism. 1973; author reply 1974-5 10.1056/NEJMc1009061 Rosenson Jonathan J eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 0 Fibrin Fibrinogen Degradation Products 0 fibrin fragment D AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 15;363(3):266-74 20592294 False Positive Reactions Fibrin Fibrinogen Degradation Products analysis Humans (...) Pulmonary Embolism diagnosis Tomography, X-Ray Computed adverse effects economics 2010 11 12 6 0 2010 11 12 6 0 2010 12 14 6 0 ppublish 21067402 10.1056/NEJMc1009061 10.1056/NEJMc1009061#SA4

2010 NEJM

182. Acute pulmonary embolism. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Acute pulmonary embolism. 21067403 2010 11 30 2018 05 09 1533-4406 363 20 2010 11 11 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Acute pulmonary embolism. 1973; author reply 1974-5 10.1056/NEJMc1009061 Sfedu Emil P EP Bhatt Anish A Fauth Casey C eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 15;363(3):266-74 20592294 Humans Perfusion Imaging Pulmonary Embolism diagnosis Recurrence Tomography, X-Ray Computed Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex

2010 NEJM

183. Acute pulmonary embolism. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Acute pulmonary embolism. 21067404 2010 11 30 2018 05 09 1533-4406 363 20 2010 11 11 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Acute pulmonary embolism. 1972-3; author reply 1974-5 10.1056/NEJMc1009061 Roach Paul J PJ Bajc Marika M eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 15;363(3):266-74 20592294 Humans Perfusion Imaging Pulmonary Embolism diagnosis diagnostic imaging Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon methods Tomography

2010 NEJM

184. Acute pulmonary embolism. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Acute pulmonary embolism. 21067405 2010 11 30 2018 05 09 1533-4406 363 20 2010 11 11 The New England journal of medicine N. Engl. J. Med. Acute pulmonary embolism. 1972; author reply 1974-5 10.1056/NEJMc1009061 Hochhegger Bruno B Marchiori Edson E Irion Klaus K eng Letter Comment United States N Engl J Med 0255562 0028-4793 AIM IM N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 15;363(3):266-74 20592294 Acute Disease Humans Magnetic Resonance Imaging Pulmonary Embolism diagnosis 2010 11 12 6 0 2010 11 12 6 0 2010 12 14

2010 NEJM

186. D-dimer and exhaled CO2/O2 to detect segmental pulmonary embolism in moderate-risk patients Full Text available with Trip Pro

D-dimer and exhaled CO2/O2 to detect segmental pulmonary embolism in moderate-risk patients Pulmonary embolism (PE) decreases the exhaled end-tidal ratio of carbon dioxide to oxygen (etCO(2)/O(2)).To test if the etCO(2)/O(2) can produce clinically important changes in the probability of segmental or larger PE on computerized tomography multidetector-row pulmonary angiography (MDCTPA) in a moderate-risk population with a positive D-dimer.Emergency department and hospitalized patients with one

2010 EvidenceUpdates

187. Simplification of the Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index for Prognostication in Patients With Acute Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism Full Text available with Trip Pro

Simplification of the Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index for Prognostication in Patients With Acute Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism The Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index (PESI) estimates the risk of 30-day mortality in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE). We constructed a simplified version of the PESI.The study retrospectively developed a simplified PESI clinical prediction rule for estimating the risk of 30-day mortality in a derivation cohort of Spanish outpatients. Simplified

2010 EvidenceUpdates

188. Use of bedside echocardiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in the Emergency Department

Use of bedside echocardiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in the Emergency Department BestBets: Use of bedside echocardiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in the Emergency Department Use of bedside echocardiography for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in the Emergency Department Report By: Janos Peter Baombe - Speciality Emergency Trainee Search checked by Dan Horner - Specialist Registrar Institution: Manchester Royal Infirmary Date Submitted: 13th February 2009 (...) Date Completed: 12th August 2010 Last Modified: 13th August 2010 Status: Green (complete) Three Part Question [In a previously fit and well patient presenting with clinical suspicion of pulmonary embolism] is [bedside transthoracic echocardiography compared to pulmonary angiography] specific and sensitive enough as a diagnostic test [to confirm or refute submassive/massive pulmonary embolism (PE)]? Clinical Scenario A 33 year-old male is brought into the emergency department with an episode

2010 BestBETS

189. Prognostic significance of deep vein thrombosis in patients presenting with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism (Abstract)

Prognostic significance of deep vein thrombosis in patients presenting with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism Concomitant deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) has an uncertain prognostic significance.In a cohort of patients with PE, this study compared the risk of death in those with and those without concomitant DVT.We conducted a prospective cohort study of outpatients diagnosed with a first episode of acute symptomatic PE. Patients underwent bilateral

2010 EvidenceUpdates

190. Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography for pulmonary embolism: a multicenter prospective study (PIOPED III). Full Text available with Trip Pro

Gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography for pulmonary embolism: a multicenter prospective study (PIOPED III). The accuracy of gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance pulmonary angiography and magnetic resonance venography for diagnosing pulmonary embolism has not been determined conclusively.To investigate performance characteristics of magnetic resonance angiography, with or without magnetic resonance venography, for diagnosing pulmonary embolism.Prospective, multicenter study from (...) 10 April 2006 to 30 September 2008.7 hospitals and their emergency services.371 adults with diagnosed or excluded pulmonary embolism.Sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios were measured by comparing independently read magnetic resonance imaging with the reference standard for diagnosing pulmonary embolism. Reference standard diagnosis or exclusion was made by using various tests, including computed tomographic angiography and venography, ventilation-perfusion lung scan, venous

2010 Annals of Internal Medicine

191. Accuracy of very low pretest probability estimates for pulmonary embolism using the method of attribute matching compared with the wells score (Abstract)

Accuracy of very low pretest probability estimates for pulmonary embolism using the method of attribute matching compared with the wells score Attribute matching matches an explicit clinical profile of a patient to a reference database to estimate the numeric value for the pretest probability of an acute disease. The authors tested the accuracy of this method for forecasting a very low probability of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in symptomatic emergency department (ED) patients.The authors (...) performed a secondary analysis of five data sets from 15 hospitals in three countries. All patients had data collected at the time of clinical evaluation for suspected pulmonary embolism (PE). The criterion standard to exclude VTE required no evidence of PE or deep venous thrombosis (DVT) within 45 days of enrollment. To estimate pretest probabilities, a computer program selected, from a large reference database of patients previously evaluated for PE, patients who matched 10 predictor variables

2010 EvidenceUpdates

192. Potential of an age adjusted D-dimer cut-off value to improve the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in older patients: a retrospective analysis of three large cohorts. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Potential of an age adjusted D-dimer cut-off value to improve the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in older patients: a retrospective analysis of three large cohorts. In older patients, the the D-dimer test for pulmonary embolism has reduced specificity and is therefore less useful. In this study a new, age dependent cut-off value for the test was devised and its usefulness with older patients assessed.Retrospective multicentre cohort study.General and teaching hospitals in Belgium, France (...) , the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Patients 5132 consecutive patients with clinically suspected pulmonary embolism.Development of a new D-dimer cut-off point in patients aged >50 years in a derivation set (data from two multicentre cohort studies), based on receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curves. This cut-off value was then validated with two independent validation datasets.The proportion of patients in the validation cohorts with a negative D-dimer test, the proportion in whom pulmonary embolism

2010 BMJ

193. Vena caval filters for the prevention of pulmonary embolism. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Vena caval filters for the prevention of pulmonary embolism. Pulmonary emboli (PE) can have potentially fatal consequences. Inferior vena caval filters (VCFs) are metal alloy devices that mechanically trap fragmented thromboemboli from the deep leg veins en route to the pulmonary circulation. Filters are designed to be introduced (and in the case of retrievable filters, removed) percutaneously. Although their deployment seems of theoretical benefit, their clinical efficacy and adverse event (...) profile is unclear.This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2007.To examine evidence for the effectiveness of VCFs in preventing pulmonary embolism (PE). Secondary outcomes were mortality, distal (to filter) thrombosis, and filter-related complications.The Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group searched their Specialised Register (last searched October 2009) and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) in The Cochrane Library 2009, Issue 4 for randomised

2010 Cochrane

194. Reporting Standards for Endovascular Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism

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2010 Society of Interventional Radiology

195. Safety of excluding acute pulmonary embolism based on an unlikely clinical probability by the Wells rule and normal D-dimer concentration: a meta-analysis

Safety of excluding acute pulmonary embolism based on an unlikely clinical probability by the Wells rule and normal D-dimer concentration: a meta-analysis Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2010 DARE.

196. Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy. Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the leading cause of maternal mortality in the developed world. Mortality from PE in pregnancy might be related to challenges in targeting the right population for prevention, ensuring that diagnosis is suspected and adequately investigated, and initiating timely and best possible treatment of this disease. Pregnancy is an example of Virchow's triad: hypercoagulability, venous stasis, and vascular damage; together these factors lead

2009 Lancet

197. Thrombolysis Compared With Heparin for the Initial Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism: A Meta-Analysis of the Randomized Controlled Trials

Thrombolysis Compared With Heparin for the Initial Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism: A Meta-Analysis of the Randomized Controlled Trials PEDSCCM.org Criteria abstracted from series in Review Posted: founded 1995 Questions or comments?

2009 PedsCCM Evidence-Based Journal Club

198. Thrombolysis for patients with pulmonary embolism, right ventricular dysfunction or pulmonary hypertension, and normal blood pressure

Thrombolysis for patients with pulmonary embolism, right ventricular dysfunction or pulmonary hypertension, and normal blood pressure Home - Monash Health Find a Location Latest news Victorian Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos MP meets a patient and researcher leading the world-first safety trial examining stem cells as therapy for acute stroke. Your health Heat kills more people than any natural disaster. Be prepared and survive the heat this summer. Our children’s hospital Monash Children’s

2009 Monash Health Evidence Reviews

199. VIDAS D-dimer in combination with clinical pre-test probability to rule out pulmonary embolism: a systematic review of management outcome studies Full Text available with Trip Pro

VIDAS D-dimer in combination with clinical pre-test probability to rule out pulmonary embolism: a systematic review of management outcome studies VIDAS D-dimer in combination with clinical pre-test probability to rule out pulmonary embolism: a systematic review of management outcome studies VIDAS D-dimer in combination with clinical pre-test probability to rule out pulmonary embolism: a systematic review of management outcome studies Carrier M, Righini M, Karami Djurabi R, Huisman MV, Perrier (...) A, Wells PS, Rodger M, Wuillemin WA, Le Gal G CRD summary This review assessed the combined negative VIDAS D-dimer result and a non-high pre-test probability to exclude pulmonary embolism. The authors concluded that this method can safely and effectively exclude pulmonary embolism in outpatients with a suspected event. This was a largely well-conducted review, although a lack of clarity regarding study quality limited the interpretation of reliability. Authors' objectives To assess efficacy and safety

2009 DARE.

200. Transthoracic sonography for the detection of pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis

Transthoracic sonography for the detection of pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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