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Pulmonary Embolism Collection
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ACP Journal Club |  21 October 2014
In suspected PE with Wells score >4 or positive d-dimer, multiorgan ultrasonography had 90% sensitivity for PE
Andrew Dunn, FACP, SFHM
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(8):JC12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-8-201410210-02012
ACP Journal Club |  21 October 2014
A 4-marker model predicted a complicated course in normotensive patients with acute symptomatic PE
Andrew Dunn, FACP, SFHM
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(8):JC13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-8-201410210-02013
ACP Journal Club |  16 September 2014
In intermediate-risk acute PE, tenecteplase plus heparin reduced hemodynamic decompensation but increased stroke
Elie A. Akl, MD, MPH, PhD; Gordon H. Guyatt, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(6):JC8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-6-201409160-02008
ACP Journal Club |  16 September 2014
Review: In pulmonary embolism, thrombolytic therapy reduces all-cause mortality but increases major bleeding
Elie A. Akl, MD, MPH, PhD; Gordon H. Guyatt, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(6):JC9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-6-201409160-02009
ACP Journal Club |  21 August 2012
Rivaroxaban and usual care had similar rates of recurrent VTE and bleeding in symptomatic PE
Daniel M. Witt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(4):JC2-6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-4-201208210-02006
ACP Journal Club |  21 February 2012
Review: VTE prophylaxis in nonsurgical inpatients reduces PE but not death, and increases major bleeding
Andrew L. Freeman, MD; Robert C. Pendleton, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(4):JC2-5. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-4-201202210-02005
ACP Journal Club |  17 January 2012
Review: Gestalt or clinical decision rules have limited sensitivity and specificity for detecting acute PE
Scott M. Stevens, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(2):JC1-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-2-201201170-02011
ACP Journal Club |  18 October 2011
Outpatient treatment was noninferior to inpatient treatment for preventing recurrent VTE in low-risk patients with acute PE
Shannon M. Bates, MD; Gordon H. Guyatt, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(8):JC4-2. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-8-201110180-02002
ACP Journal Club |  20 September 2011
4 clinical decision rules plus D-dimer testing each had high sensitivity and low specificity for excluding acute pulmonary embolism
Andrew Dunn, MD, FACP, SFHM
Ann Intern Med. 2011;155(6):JC3-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-155-6-201109200-02011
ACP Journal Club |  20 July 2010
Magnetic resonance angiography and venography were sensitive but had poor technical adequacy for diagnosing pulmonary embolism
Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(2):JC1-12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-2-201007200-02012
ACP Journal Club |  17 March 2009
Simplification of the revised Geneva score did not decrease accuracy for diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
Jeffry A. Kline, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(6):JC3-15. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-6-200903170-02015
ACP Journal Club |  16 September 2008
Multidetector CT was noninferior to multidetector CT plus venous ultrasonography of the leg for excluding PE
Scott M. Stevens, MD; Scott C. Woller, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(6):JC3-13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-6-200809160-02013
ACP Journal Club |  15 July 2008
Ventilation–perfusion scintigraphy provided useful information for diagnosing pulmonary embolism
Michael K. Gould, MD, MS
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(2):JC1-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-2-200807150-02011
ACP Journal Club |  17 June 2008
CT pulmonary angiography was not inferior to ventilation–perfusion lung scanning for ruling out pulmonary embolism
Andrew Dunn, MD, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2008;148(12):JC4-10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-148-12-200806170-02010
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