The D-Dimer test in combination with a decision rule for ruling out deep vein thrombosis in primary care: diagnostic technology update.

@article{Plddemann2012TheDT,
  title={The D-Dimer test in combination with a decision rule for ruling out deep vein thrombosis in primary care: diagnostic technology update.},
  author={Annette Pl{\"u}ddemann and Matthew James Thompson and Christopher P Price and Jane L Wolstenholme and Carl Heneghan},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2012},
  volume={62 598},
  pages={e393-5}
}
DETAILSOFTECHNOLOGY D-dimer is a small protein fragment present in the blood after a blood clot is degraded by fibrinolysis, detected using a monoclonal antibody-based method. Several point-ofcare (POC) D-dimer tests are available and their diagnostic accuracy and utility have recently been evaluated and reviewed.2,3 Ddimer levels can be raised in many… CONTINUE READING