Severe nitrous oxide embolism during venous stripping


Sir: The diagnosis of venous thromboembolism (VTE) requires objective testing in addition to clinical examinat ion [1]. The measurement of D-dimer is widely claimed to have potential value in excluding the diagnosis [2]. Unfortunately, the reference method, ELISA (enzyme-l inked immunosorbent assay), is t ime consuming, needs specific equipment, and is not… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF03035715


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