The prognostic value of pulmonary embolism severity index in acute pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis

Abstract

BACKGROUND Prognostic assessment is important for the management of patients with acute pulmonary embolism (APE). Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index (PESI) and simple PESI (sPESI) are new emerged prognostic assessment tools for APE. The aim of this meta-analysis is to assess the accuracy of the PESI and the sPESI to predict prognostic outcomes (all-cause and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1465-9921-13-111

Topics

9 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@inproceedings{Zhou2012ThePV, title={The prognostic value of pulmonary embolism severity index in acute pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis}, author={Xiaoyu Zhou and Su-qin Ben and Hong-lin Chen and Song-shi Ni}, booktitle={Respiratory research}, year={2012} }