D-Dimer for venous thromboembolism diagnosis: 20 years later.

Abstract

Twenty years after its first use in the diagnostic workup of suspected venous thromboembolism (VTE), fibrin D-dimer (DD) testing has gained wide acceptance for ruling out this disease. The test is particularly useful in the outpatient population referred to the emergency department because of suspected deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2008.02981.x

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