D-dimers and computed tomography for pulmonary embolism: when and how.

@article{Markel2013DdimersAC,
  title={D-dimers and computed tomography for pulmonary embolism: when and how.},
  author={Arie Markel},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={126 8},
  pages={e19}
}
I read with interest the paper by Adams et al and the corresponding editorial by Stern. I found their conclusions xceptionally relevant and identified with their remarks. For the last years, we noticed the growing number of omputed tomography angiography studies (CTA) perormed in the Emergency Department of our Medical Cener for symptoms of dyspnea from… CONTINUE READING