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Utilité d’une anticoagulation avant le diagnostic définitif d’embolie pulmonaire

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Le Gal, G
Aujesky, D
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2013, vol. 9, no. 372, p. 306-310
Abstract The usefulness of anticoagulation in patients with suspected non-massive pulmonary embolism (PE) is uncertain. We recently published a decision analysis model suggesting a benefit for preemptive anticoagulation in patients with an intermediate or high probability of PE, even with short diagnostic delays (0-3 h). In case of a low probability of PE, the decision to treat or not could partly rely on the expected diagnostic delay. Once the diagnosis is confirmed, achieving rapidly therapeutic anticoagulation levels decreases future thrombotic complications.
Keywords Anticoagulants/therapeutic useHumansPulmonary Embolism/diagnosis/drug therapy/prevention & control
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PMID: 23469397
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Research groups La maladie thromboembolique veineuse (808)
Groupe Perrier Arnaud (Médecine interne générale, de réhabilitation et de gériatrie) (585)
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BLONDON, Marc et al. Utilité d’une anticoagulation avant le diagnostic définitif d’embolie pulmonaire. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2013, vol. 9, n° 372, p. 306-310. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:32038

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