Is D-dimer used according to clinical algorithms in the diagnostic work-up of patients with suspicion of venous thromboembolism? A study in six European countries


Kristoffersen A. H. , Ajzner E., Rogic D., Sozmen E. , Carraro P., Faria A. P. , ...Daha Fazla

THROMBOSIS RESEARCH, cilt.142, ss.1-7, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Introduction: Clinical algorithms consisting of pre-test probability estimation and D-dimer testing are recommended in diagnostic work-up for suspected venous thromboembolism (VTE). The aim of this study was to explore how physicians working in emergency departments investigated patients suspected to have VTE.