Marc Righini

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of D-dimer testing in cancer patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:715-9. 2006
  2. pmc Predicting deep venous thrombosis in pregnancy: external validation of the LEFT clinical prediction rule
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Medical Specialties, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Haematologica 98:545-8. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of severe ischemia of the hand following intra-arterial injection
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 94:219-21. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of distal deep vein thrombosis. Review of literature data
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:56-64. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [Post-catheterization false femoral aneurysms]
    M Righini
    Division d angiologie et d hémostase HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:341-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Extensive thromboembolic event as initial presentation of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 96:93-4. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Complete venous ultrasound in outpatients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    M Righini
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 7:406-12. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. An unusual cause of hand cellulitis
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Circulation 115:e65-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Venous thrombosis: risk factors and management
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Herz 32:27-34. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of age on the cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for suspected pulmonary embolism
    M Righini
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1869-77. 2007

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of D-dimer testing in cancer patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:715-9. 2006
    ..Increasing the cut-off value of D-dimer in cancer patients might increase the test's clinical usefulness...
  2. pmc Predicting deep venous thrombosis in pregnancy: external validation of the LEFT clinical prediction rule
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Medical Specialties, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Haematologica 98:545-8. 2013
    ..The rule should not be used as stand-alone test for excluding DVT during pregnancy, but might rather be implemented in a diagnostic strategy in association with D-dimer measurement and compression ultrasonography...
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of severe ischemia of the hand following intra-arterial injection
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 94:219-21. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of distal deep vein thrombosis. Review of literature data
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:56-64. 2006
    ..There is an urgent need for randomised trials assessing the usefulness of anticoagulant treatment in distal DVT...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Post-catheterization false femoral aneurysms]
    M Righini
    Division d angiologie et d hémostase HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:341-5. 2007
    ..Compression echography is safe and effectiveness varies between 70 and 100%, according to studies. Thrombin injection seems particularly effective, is painless and has a limited rate of complications in expert hands...
  6. ncbi request reprint Extensive thromboembolic event as initial presentation of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 96:93-4. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Complete venous ultrasound in outpatients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    M Righini
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 7:406-12. 2009
    ..Recent studies suggested a limited yield of proximal US when multislice computed tomography (MSCT) was used...
  8. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. An unusual cause of hand cellulitis
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Circulation 115:e65-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Venous thrombosis: risk factors and management
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Herz 32:27-34. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of age on the cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies for suspected pulmonary embolism
    M Righini
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 5:1869-77. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Is it worth diagnosing and treating distal deep vein thrombosis? No
    M Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 5:55-9. 2007
    ..There is an urgent need for randomized trials assessing the usefulness of anticoagulant treatment in distal DVT...
  12. doi request reprint [D-dimers measurement to predict the risk of thromboembolic recurrence]
    M Righini
    Division d angiologie et d hémostase, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneve, Suisse
    Rev Med Interne 29:476-81. 2008
    ..Recently, D-dimer measurement has been used to predict the risk of recurrence and to tailor anticoagulant therapy on an individual basis...
  13. doi request reprint Clinical relevance of distal deep vein thrombosis
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:408-13. 2008
    ..To discuss pros and cons of anticoagulant treatment in the presence of symptomatic distal deep vein thrombosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary cement embolism after vertebroplasty
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:388-9. 2006
  15. doi request reprint Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism by multidetector CT alone or combined with venous ultrasonography of the leg: a randomised non-inferiority trial
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:1343-52. 2008
    ..We compared this combination with a strategy in which both a negative venous ultrasonography of the leg and MSCT were needed to exclude pulmonary embolism...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of age on the performance of single detector helical computed tomography in suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 91:296-9. 2004
    ..Our data suggest that age does not have a marked influence on the diagnostic performances of hCT in clinically suspected pulmonary embolism...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of postcatheterization femoral false aneurysms]
    M Righini
    Division d angiologie et d hémostase, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Suisse
    J Mal Vasc 29:63-72. 2004
    ..As recurrences have been described with each of these techniques, every non-surgically-treated false aneurysm should be monitored for 24 hour with ultrasonography control to ensure effective thrombosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint External validation and comparison of recently described prediction rules for suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 10:345-9. 2004
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this review is to discuss the external validation of these rules, because this particular point has been only recently achieved...
  19. ncbi request reprint The challenge of diagnosing pulmonary embolism in elderly patients: influence of age on commonly used diagnostic tests and strategies
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1039-45. 2005
    ..Therefore, a rational diagnostic approach to PE in older people should rest mainly on the sequential use of those tests that have demonstrated strong diagnostic yield, accuracy, and safety in this population...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of suspected deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism during pregnancy]
    M Righini
    Service d angiologie et d hémostase, Hopital Universitaire de Geneve, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:283, 286-9. 2005
    ..Helical computed tomography (hCT) has widely replaced lung scan in the diagnostic approach of suspected pulmonary embolism. However, it has never been validated in pregnant women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of D-dimer depending on clinical probability and cutoff value in outpatients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 164:2483-7. 2004
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Diagnosis of venous thromboembolism: an update
    Henri Bounameaux
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Vasc Med 15:399-406. 2010
    ..This review gives a critical appraisal of the sequential steps of the diagnostic work-up in suspected DVT or PE...
  23. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of preemptive anticoagulation in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism: a decision analysis
    Marc Blondon
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Chest 142:697-703. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the risks and benefits of bid low-molecular-weight heparin vs no treatment in patients with suspected PE...
  24. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparin after cesarean delivery
    Marc Blondon
    General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 103:129-37. 2010
    ..Our decision analysis suggests that the benefits of LMWH after cesarean delivery exceed the risks. This benefit is, however, very low in women with no risk factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of specific alternative diagnoses on the probability of pulmonary embolism
    Ariane Testuz
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:958-62. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Anti-(apolipoprotein A-1) IgGs are associated with high levels of oxidized low-density lipoprotein in acute coronary syndrome
    Nicolas Vuilleumier
    Division of Immunology and Allergy, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Sci (Lond) 115:25-33. 2008
    ..These results emphasize the role of humoral autoimmunity as a mediator of inflammation and coronary atherogenesis...
  27. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism: contemporary diagnostic and therapeutic aspects
    H Bounameaux
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Vasa 37:211-26. 2008
    ..5-2) after an initial full-intensity treatment (INR 2-3) period of 3 to 12 months, and the emergence of new anticoagulant drugs such as direct oral synthetic inhibitors of thrombin or factor Xa...
  28. doi request reprint Prognostic value of the Geneva prediction rule in patients with pulmonary embolism
    Laurent Bertoletti
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland Université de Saint Etienne, Jean Monnet, Groupe de Recherche sur la Thrombose EA3065 and INSERM, CIC CIE3, F 42023 Saint Etienne, France Electronic address
    Thromb Res 132:32-6. 2013
    ..Some items of the Geneva prediction rule may have a prognostic value. We analyzed whether the initial probability assessed by the Geneva rule was associated with the outcome of patients with PE...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of venous thromboembolic disease during pregnancy]
    Helia Robert-Ebadi
    Service d angiologie et d hémostase, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 7:345-50. 2011
    ..Fetal radiation is very low with both imaging techniques, and the potentially fatal outcome of undiagnosed PE widely justifies performing these tests...
  30. doi request reprint Serial limited versus single complete compression ultrasonography for the diagnosis of lower extremity deep vein thrombosis
    Raphael Guanella
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 33:144-50. 2012
    ..Incorporation of D-dimer testing and clinical pretest probability assessment in the diagnostic algorithm is beneficial because it allows excluding DVT without the need for diagnostic imaging in about a third of patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis following a primary cytomegalovirus infection in an immunocompetent adult
    Salah Gueddi
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, University Hospital of Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:199-201. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Correlation between cardiac biomarkers and right ventricular enlargement on chest CT in non massive pulmonary embolism
    Nicolas Vuilleumier
    Department of Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Thromb Res 121:617-24. 2008
    ..Troponin I (cTnI), myoglobin, heart-type fatty acid binding protein (H-FABP), and natriuretic peptides (BNP, NTproBNP) were all reported to be elevated in patients with pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  33. doi request reprint Differences in clinical presentation of pulmonary embolism in women and men
    H Robert-Ebadi
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 8:693-8. 2010
    ..The risk of recurrence of pulmonary embolism (PE) is higher in men than in women. Differences in clinical presentation of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) have been reported between the two genders but comparative data on PE are lacking...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Is computed tomographic venography of lower limbs useful in suspected pulmonary embolism?]
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Division d angiologie et d hémostase HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 4:354, 356-9. 2008
    ..Recent studies have confirmed that CUS is no more mandatory when using the recent sensitive multi-slice computed tomography. These data limit the potential use of CT venography of the lower limbs veins in patients with suspected PE...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Cardiac biomarkers and pulmonary embolism: prognostic stratification]
    Grégoire Blaudszun
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 5:2022-4, 2026-7. 2009
    ..This article discusses more specifically the role of cardiac biomarkers (natriuretic peptides and troponin) in assessing PE prognosis and severity at the time of the diagnosis...
  36. doi request reprint Diffuse fibromuscular dysplasia successfully treated with scoring balloon angioplasty in a 3-year-old boy
    Robert F Bonvini
    Angiology Division, Heart Center Bad Krozingen, Südring 15, 79189 Bad Krozingen, Germany
    Heart Vessels 24:460-2. 2009
    ....
  37. doi request reprint [New techniques for the endovascular treatment of peripheral arterial disease]
    R F Bonvini
    Division de cardiologie interventionnelle, hôpitaux universitaires et faculté de médecine de Genève, 4 rue Gabrielle Gentil Perret, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Mal Vasc 36:16-23. 2011
    ..g. crossing, reentry, debulking devices) actually at the interventionist's disposal. As endovascular techniques are constantly evolving, a multidisciplinary approach, including all cardiovascular specialists, is often needed...
  38. doi request reprint Cardiac biomarkers for risk stratification in non-massive pulmonary embolism: a multicenter prospective study
    N Vuilleumier
    Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Genetics and Laboratory Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 7:391-8. 2009
    ..Troponins (cTnI and cTnT), N-terminal pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide (NT-proBNP), myoglobin, heart-type fatty acid-binding protein (H-FABP) and fibrin D-Dimer are emergent candidates for risk stratification in pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  39. doi request reprint Incidence of atrial fibrillation after percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale and small atrial septal defects in patients presenting with cryptogenic stroke
    R F Bonvini
    Cardiology Service, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Stroke 5:4-9. 2010
    ..However, its precise incidence and mechanism are presently unclear and remain to be elucidated...
  40. doi request reprint [Diagnostic strategy and comparison of clinical scores for pulmonary embolism]
    M Blondon
    Service de médecine interne générale, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, 4, rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, 1211 Geneve 14, Suisse
    Rev Med Interne 31:742-9. 2010
    ..When positive, a multidetector thoracic CT will confirm or exclude the diagnosis. The utility of a lower-limb venous ultrasound is very low, and its use is therefore no longer recommended...
  41. doi request reprint Impending paradoxical embolism. When and how to treat?
    R F Bonvini
    Angiology and Hemostasis Division, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 57:234-7. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint [Thrombopenias induced by heparin: diagnostic and therapeutic innovations]
    M Righini
    Unite d hémostase, Departement de Medecine Interne, Hopital Universitaire de Geneve, Suisse
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 121:313-8. 2001
    ..In case of suspicion of HIT, treatment by heparin should imperatively be stopped and an alternative anticoagulant treatment should be started before any laboratory confirmation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treatment strategies for acute pulmonary embolism
    Marc Blondon
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1159-71. 2009
    ..Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is a life-threatening condition that has been treated with anticoagulation for almost 50 years...
  44. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced sonographic diagnosis of unsuspected internal iliac vein thrombosis
    Thomas de Perrot
    Department of Radiology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Ultrasound 39:553-5. 2011
    ..Contrast-enhanced ultrasound confirmed the diagnosis, by displaying a well-defined filling defect...
  45. ncbi request reprint Skin necrosis is a clinical manifestation of low-molecular weight heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Pierre Fontana
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 91:196-7. 2004
  46. pmc Use of anticoagulants in elderly patients: practical recommendations
    Helia Robert-Ebadi
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Interv Aging 4:165-77. 2009
    ..Newer anticoagulants that are currently under study could simplify the management and increase the safety of anticoagulation in the future...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and treatment of thromboembolic events in pediatrics]
    M Righini
    Service d angiologie et d hémostase, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Suisse
    J Mal Vasc 31:135-42. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint [Value of D-dimers in diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism]
    M Righini
    , , 24, rue Micheli-du-Crest,
    Presse Med 30:1945-52. 2001
    ..The association of high clinical probability of pulmonary embolism and normal D-dimer leves is rare and has a weaker negative predictive value, even when the ELISA technique is used...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Clinical and ultrasonographic follow-up after femoro-popliteal venous bypass for lower limb revascularization]
    M Righini
    Division d angiologie et d hémostase, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Suisse
    J Mal Vasc 28:121-9. 2003
    ..The results of an ongoing randomised controlled trial (the Vein Graft Trial) comparing duplex ultrasound surveillance against clinical surveillance only will certainly bring more data on the benefits of echographic surveillance...
  50. doi request reprint D-Dimer for venous thromboembolism diagnosis: 20 years later
    M Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 6:1059-71. 2008
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Clinical prediction rules for pulmonary embolism: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    E Ceriani
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 8:957-70. 2010
    ..Pretest probability assessment is necessary to identify patients in whom pulmonary embolism (PE) can be safely ruled out by a negative D-dimer without further investigations...
  52. ncbi request reprint D-dimer and venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Ann Intern Med 141:481-2; author reply 483. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of a negative single complete compression ultrasound of the lower limbs to exclude the diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis in pregnant or postpartum women: a retrospective hospital-based study
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878 and Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Thromb Res 118:691-7. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Value of D-dimer testing for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in patients with previous venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Arch Intern Med 166:176-80. 2006
    ....
  55. pmc Pulmonary embolism in the elderly: a review on clinical, instrumental and laboratory presentation
    Luca Masotti
    Internal Medicine, Cecina Hospital, Cecina, Italy
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:629-36. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the reported clinical presentation of PE in patients aged 65 and more...
  56. ncbi request reprint A positive compression ultrasonography of the lower limb veins is highly predictive of pulmonary embolism on computed tomography in suspected patients
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878, département de médecine interne et de pneumologie, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Thromb Haemost 95:963-6. 2006
    ..It allows ruling in the diagnosis of PE without further invasive and/or expensive testing in suspected patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prediction of pulmonary embolism in the emergency department: the revised Geneva score
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Ann Intern Med 144:165-71. 2006
    ..Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism requires clinical probability assessment. Implicit assessment is accurate but is not standardized, and current prediction rules have shortcomings...
  58. pmc Reproduction of chest pain by palpation: diagnostic accuracy in suspected pulmonary embolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Equipe d accueil 3878 GETBO, Brest University Hospital, 29609 Brest, France
    BMJ 330:452-3. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Single complete compression ultrasonography for suspected deep venous thrombosis: ideal in routine clinical practice?
    Marc Righini
    Ann Intern Med 141:888-9; author reply 889. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Giant cell arteritis mimicking fever of unknown origin: potential diagnostic role of PET scan
    Olivier Chavaillaz
    Service of Ambulatory Investigation, Department of Community Medicine, Geneva Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:390-2. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Venous thrombosis in children
    Marc Righini
    N Engl J Med 351:2451-2; author reply 2451-2. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint Bivalirudin in acute coronary syndromes
    Robert F Bonvini
    N Engl J Med 356:1070; author reply 1070-1. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary embolism in patients with unexplained exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Ann Intern Med 145:310; author reply 310. 2006