D-dimer and D-dimer/fibrinogen ratio in predicting pulmonary embolism in patients evaluated in a hospital emergency department

Kara H., Bayir A., Degirmenci S., Kayis S. A. , Akinci M., Ak A., ...More

ACTA CLINICA BELGICA, vol.69, no.4, pp.240-245, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/2295333714y.0000000029
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CLINICA BELGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.240-245


Objectives: The D-dimer level, fibrinogen level, and D-dimer/fibrinogen ratio are used in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism, but results vary. We evaluated these parameters in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism in emergency clinic patients.