Wim A M Lucassen

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Concerns in using multi-detector computed tomography for diagnosing pulmonary embolism in daily practice. A cross-sectional analysis using expert opinion as reference standard
    Wim A M Lucassen
    Academic Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Thromb Res 131:145-9. 2013
  2. pmc Excluding pulmonary embolism in primary care using the Wells-rule in combination with a point-of care D-dimer test: a scenario analysis
    Wim A M Lucassen
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:64. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Clinical decision rules for excluding pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis
    Wim Lucassen
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 155:448-60. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The additional value of the CRP test in patients in whom the primary care physician excluded pulmonary embolism
    Wim A M Lucassen
    Academic Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 19:143-9. 2013

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Concerns in using multi-detector computed tomography for diagnosing pulmonary embolism in daily practice. A cross-sectional analysis using expert opinion as reference standard
    Wim A M Lucassen
    Academic Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Thromb Res 131:145-9. 2013
    ..Secondly, we are not well informed about the number of false-positive CT-scans due to the lack of a gold standard...
  2. pmc Excluding pulmonary embolism in primary care using the Wells-rule in combination with a point-of care D-dimer test: a scenario analysis
    Wim A M Lucassen
    Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:64. 2010
    ..We considered ruling out PE safe if the failure rate was <2% with a maximum upper confidence limit of 2.7%...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical decision rules for excluding pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysis
    Wim Lucassen
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 155:448-60. 2011
    ..Clinical probability assessment is combined with d-dimer testing to exclude pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  4. doi request reprint The additional value of the CRP test in patients in whom the primary care physician excluded pulmonary embolism
    Wim A M Lucassen
    Academic Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 19:143-9. 2013
    ..Fifteen patients (20%) were admitted to hospital. Conclusion: The CRP-test is enhancing diagnostic decision making in patients in whom the general practitioner excluded PE. ..