Using Clinical Evaluation and Lung Scan to Rule Out Suspected Pulmonary Embolism

Arnaud Perrier, Marie-José Miron, Sylvie Desmarais, Philippe de Moerloose, Daniel Slosman, Dominique Didier, Pierre-François Unger, Alain Junod, Jean-Victor Patenaude, Henri Bounameaux
2000 Archives of Internal Medicine  
In patients with a low clinical probability of pulmonary embolism (PE) and a nondiagnostic lung scan, the prevalence of PE is theoretically very low. We assessed the safety and usefulness of this association for ruling out PE .
doi:10.1001/archinte.160.4.512 pmid:10695691 fatcat:n374qqkgyndyrkwcavnkh57eku