D-Dimer Assays for Prediction of Venous Thromboembolism

Sadovsky, Richard
February 2005
American Family Physician;2/15/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p795
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the use of D-dimer assays for predicting acute venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Reference to a study by P. D. Stein et al published in the April 20, 2004 issue of "Annals of Internal Medicine"; Findings of the researchers regarding the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; Results of the pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis analyses made by the researchers.


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