Wim A M Lucassen
Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands
- Concerns in using multi-detector computed tomography for diagnosing pulmonary embolism in daily practice. A cross-sectional analysis using expert opinion as reference standardWim 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...
- Excluding pulmonary embolism in primary care using the Wells-rule in combination with a point-of care D-dimer test: a scenario analysisWim 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%...
- Clinical decision rules for excluding pulmonary embolism: a meta-analysisWim 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)...
- The additional value of the CRP test in patients in whom the primary care physician excluded pulmonary embolismWim 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. ..