Comparison of multidetector computed tomography findings with clinical and laboratory data in pulmonary thromboembolism

2015
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dc.abstract.enBACKGROUND: Pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) is a common disease with a high mortality rate that is difficult to diagnose and treat. Because of the variety of clinical symptoms and signs, it is difficult to diagnose. Therefore, the diagnosis of PTE is mainly confirmed by imaging techniques. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether there is any corelation of the Wells rule, D-dimer and LDH values with computerized tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) findings in PTE diagnosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A consecutive series of 62 patients, which included 31 males and 31 females, with high/moderate/low risk of embolism according to Wells pulmonary embolism score, selected from the emergency service and/or outpatient clinic, enrolled in this prospective study. The patients with clinical or laboratory findings of elevated D-dimer level or elevated lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) level were suspected of embolism and underwent tomography. RESULTS: PTE was detected in 26 patients (42%). A significant difference was not detected between tomography finding positive and negative embolisms in the patient group in terms of age or gender distribution (P=0.221 and P=0.416, respectively). No significant difference was detected between tomography finding positive and negative embolisms in the patient group in terms of elevated LDH or/and D-dimer levels (P=0.263 and P=1.000, respectively). The distribution of low-risk-factor patients in the non-embolism group, and the distribution of high-risk-factor patients in the embolism-positive group was statistically significantly high (P<0.001). There was no statistically significant difference between the groups (P=0.053). Correlation test showed no correlation between LDH and D-dimer levels. (r=0.214, P=0.180). CONCLUSIONS: In conclusion, when a patient presents with chest pain, our carrying out LDH and D-Dimer tests will not exclude PTE without CTPA. However, we suggest that LDH isoenzymes should be studied in further research.pl
dc.contributor.authorGülşen, Zuhalpl
dc.contributor.authorKoşar, Pınar Nercispl
dc.contributor.authorGökharman, Fatma Dilekpl
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-11T11:52:48Z
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dc.date.issued2015pl
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dc.description.additionalBibliogr. s. 257-258pl
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dc.description.volume80pl
dc.identifier.doi10.12659/PJR.893793pl
dc.identifier.eissn1899-0967pl
dc.identifier.issn1733-134Xpl
dc.identifier.urihttp://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/42640
dc.languageengpl
dc.language.containerengpl
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dc.share.typeotwarte czasopismo
dc.subject.enfibrin fibrinogen degradation productspl
dc.subject.enlactate dehydrogenasespl
dc.subject.enmultidetector computed tomographypl
dc.subject.enpulmonary embolismpl
dc.subtypeArticlepl
dc.titleComparison of multidetector computed tomography findings with clinical and laboratory data in pulmonary thromboembolismpl
dc.title.journalPolish Journal of Radiologypl
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dc.abstract.enpl
BACKGROUND: Pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) is a common disease with a high mortality rate that is difficult to diagnose and treat. Because of the variety of clinical symptoms and signs, it is difficult to diagnose. Therefore, the diagnosis of PTE is mainly confirmed by imaging techniques. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether there is any corelation of the Wells rule, D-dimer and LDH values with computerized tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA) findings in PTE diagnosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A consecutive series of 62 patients, which included 31 males and 31 females, with high/moderate/low risk of embolism according to Wells pulmonary embolism score, selected from the emergency service and/or outpatient clinic, enrolled in this prospective study. The patients with clinical or laboratory findings of elevated D-dimer level or elevated lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) level were suspected of embolism and underwent tomography. RESULTS: PTE was detected in 26 patients (42%). A significant difference was not detected between tomography finding positive and negative embolisms in the patient group in terms of age or gender distribution (P=0.221 and P=0.416, respectively). No significant difference was detected between tomography finding positive and negative embolisms in the patient group in terms of elevated LDH or/and D-dimer levels (P=0.263 and P=1.000, respectively). The distribution of low-risk-factor patients in the non-embolism group, and the distribution of high-risk-factor patients in the embolism-positive group was statistically significantly high (P<0.001). There was no statistically significant difference between the groups (P=0.053). Correlation test showed no correlation between LDH and D-dimer levels. (r=0.214, P=0.180). CONCLUSIONS: In conclusion, when a patient presents with chest pain, our carrying out LDH and D-Dimer tests will not exclude PTE without CTPA. However, we suggest that LDH isoenzymes should be studied in further research.
dc.contributor.authorpl
Gülşen, Zuhal
dc.contributor.authorpl
Koşar, Pınar Nercis
dc.contributor.authorpl
Gökharman, Fatma Dilek
dc.date.accessioned
2017-07-11T11:52:48Z
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2017-07-11T11:52:48Z
dc.date.issuedpl
2015
dc.date.openaccess
0
dc.description.accesstime
w momencie opublikowania
dc.description.additionalpl
Bibliogr. s. 257-258
dc.description.physicalpl
252-258
dc.description.version
ostateczna wersja wydawcy
dc.description.volumepl
80
dc.identifier.doipl
10.12659/PJR.893793
dc.identifier.eissnpl
1899-0967
dc.identifier.issnpl
1733-134X
dc.identifier.uri
http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/42640
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eng
dc.language.containerpl
eng
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Udzielam licencji. Uznanie autorstwa - Użycie niekomercyjne - Bez utworów zależnych 3.0 Polska
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CC-BY-NC-ND
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otwarte czasopismo
dc.subject.enpl
fibrin fibrinogen degradation products
dc.subject.enpl
lactate dehydrogenases
dc.subject.enpl
multidetector computed tomography
dc.subject.enpl
pulmonary embolism
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Article
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Comparison of multidetector computed tomography findings with clinical and laboratory data in pulmonary thromboembolism
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Polish Journal of Radiology
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