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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Adjusted DD in Pregnancy PE

the short coat - March 23, 2019 
"The Gist: Use of the YEARS algorithm in pregnant patients with possible pulmonary embolism (PE) appears safe and results in fewer computed tomographic pulmonary angiograms (CTPAs), particularly in low-prevalence testing environments. Given the natural course of d-dimer throughout pregnancy, gestation adjusted versions of this algorithm may better curb overtesting..."