Francesco Crocco

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The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical utility of echocardiography in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE). For this, we enrolled 162 patients with suspected PE in a prospective study. We evaluated the sensitivity and specificity of right ventricular dilatation, the Doppler evidence of pulmonary hypertension, and their possible(More)
To determine the prognostic importance of troponin T in normotensive patients with pulmonary embolism, we investigated the rate of adverse events in patients with normal and elevated troponin values, during the hospital period and at three months of follow-up. We also calculated the proportion of patients with abnormal troponin values and adverse outcomes(More)
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