COMMENTARY: A clinical prediction model was sensitive but not specific for predicting mortality in pulmonary embolism
- Red cell distribution width: a novel prognostic factor of pulmonary embolism? Karagöz, Ergenekon; Doğan, Mehmet; Tanoglu, Alpaslan // Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift;Jan2015, Vol. 127 Issue 1/2, p77
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article by H. S. Sen and colleagues which discusses red cell distribution width as prognostic factor of pulmonary embolism.
- A clinical prediction model was sensitive but not specific for predicting mortality in pulmonary embolism. // ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p53
The article presents information on a study which was conducted to find out whether a prognosis model can predict the mortality of patients with acute pulmonary embolism. Two separate cohort studies, one for derivation and one for validation were conducted. It was found after the study that it...
- The mortality of treated acute PE. Iles, Stephen; Fisher, Andrew J.; Corris, Paul A. // Thorax;Mar2011, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p261
Two letters to the editor are presented in response to the article "Identification of Those at Risk After Acute Pulmonary Embolism" by A. J. Fisher and P. A. Corris in a previous issue.
- Prognostic value of Tpeak-Tend interval in patients with acute pulmonary embolism. Icli, Abdullah; Kayrak, Mehmet; Akilli, Hakan; Aribas, Alpay; Coskun, Mukremin; Ozer, Sumeyye Fatma; Ozdemir, Kurtulus // BMC Cardiovascular Disorders;9/3/2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: The aim of this study was to examine the Tpeak-Tend (Tpe/corrected Tpe) interval, which is an indicator of transmural myocardial repolarization, measured non-invasively via electrocardiogram in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE), and to investigate the relationship with...
- Modification of Simplified Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index and its Prognostic Value in Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Ostovan, Mohammad Ali; Ghaffari, Samad; Pourafkari, Leili; Dehghani, Pooyan; Hajizadeh, Reza; Nadiri, Mehdi; Ghaffari, Mohammad Reza // Heart, Lung & Circulation;Feb2016, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p184
Background:Various risk stratification systems have been used to predict the clinical outcome of patients with pulmonary embolism (PE). In this study we present a modification of the simplified Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index (S-PESI) score and evaluate its accuracy in predicting...
- Primary care. Singer, Karl // Patient Care;1/15/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p110
Presents the studies entitled `Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin in the Treatment of Patients With Venous Thromboembolism,' in the 1997 issue of the New English Journal of Medicine and `A Comparison of Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin With Unfractionated Heparin for Acute Pulmonary Embolism,' by G....
- Fiberoptic Angioscopy: Role in the Diagnosis of Chronic Pulmonary Arterial Obstruction. Shure, Deborah; Gregoratos, Gabriel; Moser, Kenneth M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec85 Part 1, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p844
Provides information on a study that examined the role of fiberoptic angioscopy in patients with suspected chronic pulmonary embolic obstruction of the pulmonary arteries. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study.
- CT Pulmonary Angiography as Good as Ventilation-perfusion Scanning for Suspected Pulmonary Embolus. Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert;2/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p23
The article reports on the result of the study which reveals that the utilization of ventilation-perfusion scan (VQS) and CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) provides no difference in the treatment of pulmonary embolism patients.
- Enlarged right ventricle without shock in acute pulmonary embolism. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Feb2008, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p115
The article examines the in-hospital mortality of haemodynamically stable patients with pulmonary embolism and right ventricular enlargement in Great Britain. It notes that a total of 76 patients were enrolled in the Prospective Investigation of Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis II study, excluding...