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Tandem measurement of D-dimer and myeloperoxidase or C-reactive protein to effectively screen for pulmonary embolism in the emergency department.

Authors
  • Mitchell, Alice M
  • Nordenholz, Kristen E
  • Kline, Jeffrey A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2008
Volume
15
Issue
9
Pages
800–805
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2008.00204.x
PMID: 18821859
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The tandem measurement of D-dimer and MPO would have significantly decreased negative pulmonary vascular imaging compared with D-dimer alone and should be validated prospectively.

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